Tags : Japan

This Day, That Year – September 18

This day in history we feature Comet Ikeya-Seki. This comet was discovered independently by Kaoru Ikeya and Tsutomu Seki on this day in 1965. Trivia – Comet Ikeya Seki Comet Ikeya-Seki was observed as a faint telescopic object, the first calculations of its orbit suggested that on October 21, it would pass just 450,000 km […]...Read More


Dubai: In-person fashion runway presentations are back on the radar and we couldn’t be more ecstatic. Look Up Japan, a fashion show on famous ‘Kimonos’, has added ripples to Dubai’s fashion arena. Designer Yuko Murokami hosted an exclusive fashion show at Dubai World Trade Center on September 10 presenting the kimonos’s revival. From voluminous dresses […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – September 13

This day in history we feature Super Mario Bros. It is a platform game developed and published by Nintendo released in Japan on this day in 1985. Trivia – Super Mario Bros The successor to the 1983 arcade game Mario Bros. and the first game in the Super Mario series, it was first released in […]...Read More

Meet a robot that could help heal your heart

Almost two years before Japanese fashion titan Yusaku Maezawa headed on his recent tourist visit to the International Space Station, he had made a global statement as he began a worldwide search for a life partner to go to the moon with him. Maezawa, who was 44 at the time, said he hoped to find […]...Read More

Castles to visit when exploring Japan

In the era 1467-1615, during Japan’s Sengoku “Warring States” era, castles were constructed and fortified all across the Japanese archipelago, resulting in about 5,000 individual keeps. Although several were ravaged at the behest of the Tokugawa Shogunate during the Edo period (1603-1868) and eventually following the Meiji Restoration of 1868, when power was restored to […]...Read More

A man rents himself out to do nothing with people

People say ‘do what you’re best at.’ But what do you do when ‘what you’re best at’ is… doing nothing? Shoji Morimoto was always the laid-back kind of lad, disinterested kind of guy his family, friends, and co-workers called a ‘do-nothing.’ After doing a series of jobs post-college, Shoji, 38, decided to follow his passion […]...Read More

Special care package to keep them company in isolation

A Reddit user has shared images of the care package they received from the Japanese government while in isolation, with several people commenting in shock over how much they received.  In several countries, one is just own their own when it comes to isolating with Covid — unless a parent or a helpful neighbour is […]...Read More