Using photographs, illustrations, and videos, this online magazine helps people throughout the world know more about Japan from a variety of aspects.
A NEW AGE OF AGRICULTURE
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This May, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries unveiled its New Agricultural Administration for the 21st Century 2008, a plan to boost Japan's level of self-sufficiency in food, exports of agricultural and marine products, and revitalize rural areas.
On October 24 and 25, Prime Minister Aso attended the Seventh Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 7) — a platform for the leaders of Asian and European countries to meet for dialogue.
The third in the Yokohama Triennale series of international exhibitions runs through November 2008 featuring a range of artwork by artists from 25 countries and regions.
Award-winning director Mamoru Oshii looks to entertain fans with his unique fusion of animation and real film, and portrayals of "warrior women."
The 2nd Japan International Contents Festival showcased world-class media content from Japan, including anime, manga, videogames, music and gadgets.
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The world's first robotic blood sample transport system uses robots that are capable of working together, and could have implications beyond the lab.
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Sparkling reviews from foreign visitors and publications have put Tokyo's Mt. Takao on the radar for visitors who want to enjoy a verdant slice of the metropolis.
Introducing the efforts of Japan tourism expert and YO-KOSO! JAPAN Ambassador Stefan Schauwecker, who discusses the varying and unique ways people are savoring their time in Japan.
The mountains of Shirakami-sanchi are home to one of the world's largest virgin beech forests, which shelter a diverse range of flora and fauna. In 1993, the region was designated as a World Heritage Site.
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