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Kiroku Tea Garden: Rare teas flourish in the terraced fields of Wazuka

Wazuka, Kyoto Pref. – Japan’s background with tea returns 1,200 years, when it is thought the monk Saicho restored the initial tea seeds...

Japan’s traditional shopping arcades struggle to remain relevant

Every shōtengai in Japan has its very own tale to inform.These traditional shopping arcades are a living, taking a breath component of regional...

Add some sparkle to your summer with Sake Tonic

When it comes to alcohol, the lead up to the summer of 2020 has actually been everything about the lemon sour. Every beverages...

Taiwan’s award-winning winemaker aims to revive fading tradition

TAICHUNG, Taiwan – Standing in the middle of rows of metal-bound barrels in a winery, Chen Chien-hao stands up a glass of red...

78% of A-bomb survivors feel difficulty in conveying experience: poll | JT

核兵器廃絶を巡る現状や課題について全国の被爆者に尋ね、1661人の回答を得た共同通信のアンケートで、被爆体験の継承活動をしていなかったり減らしたりしている人が計78.2%に上ったことが23日、分かった。米国による広島と長崎への原爆投下から、8月で75年。高齢化による体力減退や被爆時の記憶がないことなどから、活動に困難さやためらいを感じている人が多いことが明らかになった。新型コロナに対し、今後も核兵器廃絶運動や体験継承を「大きく妨げられる」「ある程度は妨げられる」とした人は計63.1%だった。被爆者は高齢のため、感染したら重症化する懸念が高いとされる。(KYODO)Words and phrases 核兵器 (かくへいき) nuclear weapons廃絶 (はいぜつ) total abolition〜を巡(めぐ)る surrounding ~現状 (げんじょう) current situation課題 (かだい) issue〜について about ~全国(ぜんこく)の across the country被爆者 (ひばくしゃ) atomic...

Let’s discuss what the Olympic games will look like | JT

Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee President Yoshiro Mori denied the concept of holding the held off games behind shut doors next summertime, stating viewers...

It looks like your Japanese is improving with ‘sō da’ | JT

Mō sukoshi de rasubosu ga taose-sō na-n da.(I’m just about to take down the last boss.)Situation 1: Mrs. Okubo is speaking to...

Talking politics in Japanese as the U.S. election heats up | JT

Nagoya – Many Japanese individuals might not appreciate speaking about residential politics, however when I present myself as an American, I obtain inquired...

Ruins, crystals and robotics: Classic games get remastered | JT

Whip wise It’s been a lengthy roadway for indie video game La-Mulana. Work on a remake for the initial 2005 video game began in...

Japan on air: The best podcasts about the Land of the Rising Sun | JT

Whether you’ve been on the podcast bandwagon from the begin, or have actually just just recently started to pay attention, brand-new programs turn...

Sweet dessert discoveries in Koenji | JT

After months of staying in my area, I’ve started discovering past my instant environments. This primarily indicates strolling to the following train terminal...

Berg: A classic Shinjuku pit stop, 30 years on | JT

Right currently there are 2 great factors to stop and also doff our caps to the fantastic, unique Berg. The very first is...

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