Ever wanted to date a samurai? There's an app for that

Business / Tech Feb 12, 2020

Ever wanted to date a samurai? There's an app for that

How would you like a samurai warlord from the Sengoku Period as a boyfriend? A smartphone game in which players choose a match from a selection of 15th and 16th century warlords has captured the hearts of many women nationwide and abroad with its easy ...

Swedish man champions the art of sword-crafting

People Feb 18, 2018

Swedish man champions the art of sword-crafting

by Kazuki Odaira

A Swedish man has become an unlikely protector of ancient Japanese swords by learning the art of sword-crafting, despite numerous setbacks including the major earthquakes that rocked Kumamoto in 2016. Hans Koga, 45, also known as Hansuke Koga, lives in Nagomi, Kumamoto Prefecture, and is ...