Using photographs, illustrations, and videos, this online magazine helps people throughout the world know more about Japan from a variety of aspects.
Studying in Japan
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Earlier this year, Prime Minister Fukuda announced that the government would formulate a plan to accept 300,000 overseas students and increase the number of outstanding foreign nationals at graduate schools and companies in Japan. How is the plan progressing?
On July 7-9, Prime Minister Fukuda chaired the 2008 G8 Summit. The main issues on the agenda included global warming, and sharp rises in oil and food prices.
With a history of over 1,000 years, Japanese confectionery continues to delight sweet-lovers with its depictions of the natural beauty of the changing seasons.
A recent exhibition displaying the works of manga master Takehiko Inoue on a diverse array of materials drew crowds of up to 2,000 visitors each day.
A recycling company based in Chiba Prefecture has established the first plant in Japan to achieve a 100% sort rate for food waste.
Nakashima Propeller Co., Ltd. boasts a long history of coming up with innovative technologies to maintain its leading share of the global propeller market.
|New Shibuya Station||PDF(260KB)|
One of the most talked-about features of Tokyo's newest subway line is a station that resembles an "underground spaceship" suspended beneath Japan's capital city.
|The Timeless Space||PDF(860KB)|
A Yokoso Japan! Ambassador describes Koyasan, a religious center nestled in lush green mountains, as a space steeped in holistic ambience that transcends all perceptions of time.
|Crystal Clear River||PDF(833KB)|
Renowned for the clarity of its waters, the Shimanto River is one of Japan's last remaining natural, clear rivers, and plays host to a rich ecosystem.
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