Monthly Archives: February 2010


Buddhist Monk’s Life Experience Tour in Japan

An interesting tour is going to be held, where the tourists can experience Buddhist monk’s life for three days in Fukuroi, [W:Shizuoka Prefecture]. The three-day monks can tour five temples…


Japan’s Demae Ramen Rocks in Hong Kong

As you can see some articles on ramen in this blog, I love ramen. I probably eat three times a week (eating out costs much so I eat instant ones…


Wasabi Stories vol.30: “Meeting a Great Teacher is Priceless”

  — ABOUT  Wasabi Stories… —   “Meeting a Great Teacher is Priceless” Today’s story teller is a manga writer Riyoko Ikeda. She is famous for her work [W:The Rose…


Japanese Fish Shaped Cake TAIYAKI Is Hot Now

The classic Japanese winter sweet, Taiyaki. It’s a fish shaped cake made from waffle batter and has filling inside, usually sweet red bean paste.  


Cosplay Ski Competition in Japan

    “The 9th Cosplay Ski Competition” was held in Oyama, [W:Tottori Prefecture] on January 31, where competitions dress up in cosplay and perform on the ski run. The number…


Wasabi Stories vol.29: “The Society and School that We Should Build”

  — ABOUT  Wasabi Stories… — “The Society and School that We Should Build” Today’s story teller is a nonfiction writer, Hazuki Saishou. It is about “interview with children”, which…


Concerned DNA Issue of Hello Kitty’s Family!?

In Tama New Town, Tokyo, there is a indoor theme park called “Sanrio Puroland” featuring Hello Kitty. One step inside takes you to the town of Hello Kitty. Click HERE…


Professor Layton’s Brilliant Skating Performance

    Professor Layton is a character from the puzzle game series of the same name. Click HERE to read the previous JAPAN Style’s article about Professor Layton series. This…


Wasabi Stories vol.28: “Just Living Hard makes You Beautiful”

  — ABOUT  Wasabi Stories… —   “Just living hard makes you beautiful” Today’s story teller is a member of the House of Representatives, [W:Junji Higashi]. He is also vice…


Trick Sign!? What Can You See In It?

Can you tell what office this is?   The answer is a dental office!   Look at the logo closer…     It looks cherry flower but actually each petal…


4 Million Students Joins KUMON – Educational System in the World

    Kumon is an after-school math and reading program developed by Toru Kumon and founded in 1958 in Osaka, Japan. In 1974, Kumon first advanced into overseas markets in…