October 27, 2014

The Ramen Shaman: Jiraiya (Suzumenomiya)

by Will VanderWyden


Fall has arrived in Tokyo and with it an indefatigable sense of nostalgia, or natsukashisa.

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March 4, 2009

UM Recession: $1 (100 yen) Ramen

by Yoko Kumano

photo Yomiuri Online

The global economic crisis has brought on haken-giri, an onslaught of job cuts for haken workers in Japanese companies.

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March 26, 2007

Yuba County

by Yoko Kumano

Over the weekend, I spent some time in Nikko which is about three hours away from Tokyo.

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