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Tokyo Story: A Deeply Personal Movie

Tokyo Story: A Deeply Personal Movie

Posted by Momoko Kagamizu on 2nd Jun 2024

"Tokyo Story" holds a special place in my heart among the countless films I've watched. Its profound exploration of family dynamics and societal change and its unique directorial style make … read more
Japanese Eating Habits and Dietary Guide

Japanese Eating Habits and Dietary Guide

Posted by Yukiko Kisaki on 11th Oct 2023

It’s a common misconception that Japanese meal portions are tiny. In reality, while the portions aren’t oversized, they are diverse. A standard meal doesn’t focus on a single type of food but of … read more
Keeping Warm in Winter the Japanese Way

Keeping Warm in Winter the Japanese Way

Posted by Yukiko Kisaki on 18th Jan 2023

I live in a traditional Japanese wooden house in Miyazaki with modest insulation. It doesn’t snow much here, though winters are relatively cold, and nighttime temperatures can dip below freezing.& … read more