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Top 8 films you shouldn’t miss at Nippon Connection 2021

Nippon Connection 2021, the biggest film festival for the Japanese film starts this Tuesday and is once again an online…

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The Edo-Tokyo Museum: The 400-Year History of Tokyo

The Edo-Tokyo Museum (江戸東京博物館) is a museum about the 400-year history of the city of Edo-Tokyo since Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu…

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Flight Movies (4): The Fate of Bento Wars: A Hero Rabbit Far From Home

Intercontinental flights equals movie time! Flight movies, my guilty pleasure of watching movies that I missed or otherwise would’t watch…

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Hangul Kongbubang – Free Korean Language Class in Seoul

I still had a couple of weeks until the start of the semester at the Yonsei KLI and I already…

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Applying for the JLPT in Corona times

The Corona pandemic has affected all parts of society and education is no exception. In May 2020, the Japan Foundation…

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JFF Plus: Free Japanese Film Festival Online

With the pandemic, film festivals worldwide face the challenge and opportunity to take their festivals online. JFF Plus is scheduled…

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Nippon Connection 2020 review: Japanese Film Festival Online

How does a film festival that also celebrates Japanese culture transition to an online festival amidst the Corona crisis? Here’s…

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1Kara: Solo Karaoke in Shinjuku

Whether you just want to practice, don’t want to bother others with singing out of tune or just for personal…

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Takehara – a beautiful town near Hiroshima

If Kawagoe is Tokyo’s Little Edo, Takehara is Hiroshima’s Little Kyoto – these kind of titles are easily given to…

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Nakagin Capsule Tower – A modern monument

For all its traditional temples and shrines, apartment buildings in Japan are usually rather plain and not built to last…

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