Blogs

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
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
Miyazaki Toy Hospital Resumes Operations

Miyazaki Toy Hospital Resumes Operations

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 9th Aug 2020

After nearly four months of being closed due to Covid-19, Miyazaki Toy Hospital has resumed its operations. The Toy Hospital operates every Saturday and Sunday, with a staff of 42 volunteer "t … read more