Downsized dwellings: Inside Tokyo's tiny living spaces

Lifestyle Apr 20, 2019

Downsized dwellings: Inside Tokyo's tiny living spaces

by Alex Martin

Twenty-five-year-old Sotaro Ito lives in a 9.46-square-meter apartment with a loft in the capital's retro-hip Koenji district. His apartment looks more like an office cubicle, with a desk and computer chair dominating a third of the room. A reading pillow is propped up against one ...

Irish eyes are smiling in Japan

Events Mar 16, 2019

Irish eyes are smiling in Japan

by J.J. O'Donoghue

The first ever St. Patrick's Day parade in Tokyo made history for a number of reasons — least of all for the fact that it was the first such parade in Asia, and it unfolded on a sidewalk in Roppongi. On March 15, 1992, a ...