Using photographs, illustrations, and videos, this online magazine helps people throughout the world know more about Japan from a variety of aspects.
This month, we look at the many ways to enjoy Japan - shopping in the most fashionable districts, taking part in cultural tours, or strolling through old towns where tradition still lives on. Discover Japan - there's something here for everyone to enjoy.
|FIRST JAPAN-CHINA-ROK TRILATERAL SUMMIT MEETING HELD||PDF(164KB)|
The First Japan-China-ROK (Republic of Korea) Trilateral Summit Meeting was held on December 13 at the Kyushu National Museum in Dazaifu City, Fukuoka Prefecture.
Donald Keene has come a long way since first stumbling on the book A Tale of Genji in a bookstore in his native New York nearly 70 years ago.
Masamichi Katayama uses his powers of design to concoct unique retail spaces that mesmerize both clients and shop customers alike.
|MINGEI FOLK CRAFT||PDF(244KB)|
The Japan Folk Crafts Museum in Tokyo is finding that mingei, or folk craft, are being increasingly celebrated as the world today.
|THE EGG PROCESS||PDF(253KB)|
NABEL Co.'s automated egg-packing system is the unseen technological marvel that makes sure the eggs you see in stores arrive just the way you like them.
In December 2008, three Japanese scientists became the toast of the scientific community when they received Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry.
|LIFE IN JAPAN||PDF(211KB)|
Introducing the efforts of Japan writer and expert "Yokoso! Japan" Ambassador Elizabeth Kiritani, who discusses the playful personalities of the Japanese.
|JAPAN'S HIGHEST PEAK||PDF(317KB)|
Geographically and spiritually at the heart of Japan, Mt. Fuji and its majestic 3,776 form has long been a source of inspiration to Japanese people and a major icon abroad.
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