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CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Dec 3, 2010
Japan by the numbers (12.03.10)
Getting free talk time, finding the perfect man and finally stopping smoking. Find out the numbers behind these lofty ambitions.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Nov 26, 2010
Japan by the numbers (11.26.10)
Find out the numbers behind the stress of everyday life in Japan. Have you ticked off everything on YOUR 2010 to-do list?
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Nov 22, 2010
Japan by the numbers (11.22.10)
This week we toast to your good skincare, personal independence and, of course, the newly arrived Beaujolais Nouveau.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Nov 16, 2010
Japan by the numbers (11.16.10)
The numbers this week give a personal glimpse of our everyday lives, both past and present.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Nov 12, 2010
Japan by the numbers (11.12.10)
The figures behind the small screen and second chances.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Nov 3, 2010
Japan by the numbers (11.3.10)
As the temperature drops, we look at the numbers behind warm winter drinks, stay-at-home activities and fiery women.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 23, 2010
Japan by the numbers (10.23.10)
This week's numbers tell us that the details, whether they be a man's age or a software user agreement, don't really matter.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 15, 2010
Japan by the numbers (10.15.10)
This week we look at the numbers behind pre-and postmarital sex, smartphones and, of course, fish sausages.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Aug 21, 2010
Japan by the numbers (08.21.10)
Surveys say keitai owners aren't as sharp as their smartphones, and the sun is to be feared.
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Aug 6, 2010
Japan by the numbers (8.5.10)
Big demand in Japan for white skin, hobbies, eye make-up and working mothers.
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Jul 30, 2010
Japan by the numbers (07.29.10)
Somen and gyuunyuu purin win the popular vote in Japan this summer. Thumbs down for bad breath and strong AC.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Jul 16, 2010
Japan by the numbers (07.16.10)
They say low maintenance (eco-friendly bags, unstyled hair, alone time) is in. And let's not worry about English and summer flings for now.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Jul 5, 2010
Japan by the numbers (07.05.10)
Surveys say ... mabo-dofu and Softbank are in; unshaven legs are out.
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Jun 15, 2010
Japan by the numbers (06.15.10)
Big in Japan: iPads, computer skills and whiskey. Not so big: brushing teeth at work, going to the theater for 3-D.
COMMENTARY
Jun 6, 2010
Another political circus act flops in Tokyo
LOS ANGELES — The prime minister of Japan has just resigned. Big deal.
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Jun 3, 2010
Japan by the numbers (06.04.10)
Let's get a rough head count: Japanese find it hard to give up smoking; love Mixi and sushi; and eat out more than once a week.

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