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JAPAN

Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / Japan Pulse
Oct 8, 2010
The new/old face of fashion: oji-girls
Out of the forest and into the drawing room, women's fashion moves from 'mori girls' to 'old-man cute.'
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 8, 2010
Leggy K-pop girls stand tall on J-pop scene
Following in the footsteps of their male counterparts, female K-pop units are set to give J-popsters a run for their money.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 6, 2010
Morning mochi makes waves
Say ohaiyo gozaimasu to a new yet traditional meal: the Good Morning Breakfast Mochi.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / Japan Pulse
Oct 1, 2010
Fall's furry 'n' fluffy fashions
In the wake of one of the hottest summers, the Japanese fashion world is embracing Nordic-inspired fur and fluff.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 30, 2010
Free lunch? Coming right up
Ajinomoto follows the free philosophy and opens Dashi Cafe, where you can dine on miso soup and rice balls for no charge.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Sep 27, 2010
Babysitter Mama: Infant care via Wiimote control
Office Create takes the Nintendo Wii into truly infantile territory with Babysitter Mama.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Sep 24, 2010
Japan by the numbers (09.24.10)
Raise your hand if you support the DPJ, prefer the convenience of Haneda, and don't mind sharing your problems online.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 24, 2010
Last chance for cheap smokes
Vendors target cigarette smokers with last-chance deals and perks before a hefty tax hike goes into effect.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 22, 2010
Daily deal sites tap into buying power in numbers
Flash marketing + group discounts a la Groupon catch in a big way with Japan's savvy shoppers.
LIFE / Style & Design / Japan Pulse
Sep 21, 2010
First-class train designs
Japan takes pride in its trains and Eiji Mitooka certainly goes the extra mile in his designs for the new N700-7000 series of Sakura shinkansen.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Sep 18, 2010
Tokyo cafe entrepreneurs bring more to the table
Some cafe entrepreneurs are looking beyond the set menu of java and jazz and bringing more to the table.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Sep 17, 2010
Japan by the numbers (09.17.10)
This week's numbers show that no matter how many people you've dated before marriage, home is certainly where the heart is.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Sep 16, 2010
Privacy not an issue for geolocation apps
Where are you right now ... and do you want to share that information with your social network? Geolocation apps want to know.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Sep 11, 2010
Publishers flock to next-generation newsstands
Publishers adapt to the changin' times and experiment with new digital channels and pay models.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Sep 10, 2010
Japan by the numbers (09.10.10)
This week's surveys show that while many people want privacy on the Web, they want the centenarians to be accounted for in the offline world.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 9, 2010
Japan's depilation revolution: Smooth skin is in for men
A variety of hair-removal products sprout up for men wanting smooth skin.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Sep 3, 2010
Death notebooks promise organized, happy endings
'Ending notes' let people thinking ahead to tie up all the loose ends before they depart.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 2, 2010
Power spots: Japan’s latest spiritual craze
Feeling down? Need a recharge? Seek the nearest 'power spot.'
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Sep 2, 2010
Japan by the numbers (09.02.10)
Surveys uncover attractions to learning and being eco-friendly, as well as aversions to balding and becoming a housewife.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / Japan Pulse
Aug 28, 2010
Crash leggings are no accident
Trendy Japanese girls rip it up and tear it up to show more than a bit of leg.

Longform

Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals