Using photographs, illustrations, and videos, this online magazine helps people throughout the world know more about Japan from a variety of aspects.
Japan is taking action on many fronts to become a more ecological and sustainable society. In this special feature, we explore several of these initiatives, including eco-homes, eco-cars and the 3Rs that Japan is using to transform itself into a more environmental nation.
|Charms of Niigata|
Situated on the shores of the Sea of Japan, Niigata Prefecture not only boasts natural hot springs and winter sports among its attractions, but also a wide variety of unique cultural relics.
|Turning on the Style|
The Spring/Summer 2008 Tokyo Collection featured a range of pop and fantasy fashions, along with a host of shows from labels with a deeper, more elegant feel.
|The Fukuda Cabinet|
At a Diet session on September 25, Yasuo Fukuda was appointed as Japan's new Prime Minister, and after forming a new Cabinet, he quickly set about outlining his future policies.
The first Japan Animation Contents Festival was recently held to introduce a range of Japanese anime, manga, game characters, and games to a global audience.
|Exploring the Moon|
The Kaguya lunar exploration satellite was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in September, and will spend the next year conducting a full range of lunar observations.
|Grand Prix Director|
With a string of international awards to her name, the talented Naomi Kawase is rapidly becoming one of the Japanese film industry's most globally-recognized directors.
|Sewing the Seeds|
A Japanese specialist has played a key in expanding Cambodia's clothing industry.
The Oxyride racer recently set the speed record for a vehicle powered by dry cell batteries.
Aging Japanese are trying to drill their sagging brains into shape in a number of ways, from video games to coloring books.
Famed guitarist, J-Pop pundit and participant Marty Friedman talks about why J-Pop rocks.
Here we take a peek at art, movies and products that are making waves in Japan.
|Autumn in Kyoto|
Autumn in Japan means a visually stunning eruption of fall foliage, with reds, oranges and yellows that draw sightseers from afar.
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