Tag - miyazaki-prefecture



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LIFE / Food & Drink / Women of Taste
Feb 13, 2021
Yoko Nagatomo Shiomi: An unusual heir to a 144-year-old miso brewery
Thanks to its strong female leadership, Kanena Miso & Soy Sauce Brewery has weathered war, shifts in taste and now the pandemic.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 26, 2018
Six found dead in Miyazaki; police launch murder probe
Six bodies, including that of an elementary school girl, were discovered Monday at a home in Miyazaki Prefecture, the police said.
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LIFE / Travel
Aug 24, 2018
Swimming holes: Kyushu's under-frequented gems
Summers in Japan are survivable and even enjoyable if you combat the broiling temperatures with a visit to a swimming hole.
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May 21, 2018
Island of monkeys once again connected to the mainland
For the second consecutive year, the island of Koshima is connected to the mainland thanks to a lack of major typhoons, raising fears of trouble between visiting humans and resident monkeys
JAPAN / Science & Health
Dec 16, 2014
Miyazaki poultry farmers dismayed by latest bird flu case
The news that bird flu was detected at a chicken farm in Nobeoka, Miyazaki Prefecture, has rekindled farm owners' bitter memories of an outbreak four years ago that resulted in more than 1 million birds being culled.
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LIFE / Travel
May 10, 2014
Takachiho: Gods and gorges in divine Miyazaki
The already cloudy sky darkens perceptibly as our car descends into Takachiho Gorge. This area of extreme scenic beauty — carved out of the earth by lava flow from Kyushu's volatile Mount Aso and further eroded by local rivers such as the Gokase — is already fairly hidden, in an untrampled corner of northern Miyazaki Prefecture. Yet the lower we go in elevation, the more it seems as if the rest of the world has disappeared completely. I feel like we're trapped in a geological time capsule, locked between ancient rock walls.


Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on