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Hisashi Ouchi

Hisashi Ouchi was one of the technicians working at a facility operated by JCO (formerly Japanese Nuclear Fuel Conversion Co.) in Tokai of Ibaraki Perfecture. He is one of the two fatalities of Tokaimura...

Nina Kraviz live @ Dommune Tokyo 2016-11-28

20 questions to Nina Kraviz by xlr8r.com 1. Where were you born and raised? In Siberia, 50 miles away from the deepest lake in the world. 2. Where do you now call home and...

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6 Things to know about seaweed

Seaweed may not be your first (or even second) choice as an appetizer, entrée, or snack, but in some parts of the world, seaweed is a regular part of the diet. In Scandinavia, seaweed...

Japanese farting scrolls

He-Gassen (屁合戦) is a Japanese art scroll created during the Edo period by an unknown artist or several unknown artists. The scroll depicts various scenes with one peculiar characteristic reoccurring throughout the scroll: at...

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Scent of a woman

Japan deserves another gold medal for these innovative and amazing creations… The perfect gift for almost every man… Based on the realistic smell of an innocent Japanese student’s gym clothes, this Scent of School...

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Wabi-Sabi

Enjoy Spanish filmmaker Cristóbal Vila‘s latest short film “Wabi-Sabi: A Handful of Memories from Traditional Japan.” As he notes on his site, the animation captures the “aspects that interest me the most about traditional Japan,” featuring “scenes inspired...

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The history of Japan

Created by American musician and video blogger Bill Wurtz, this “History of Japan” walks idiosyncratically through 40,000 years of history in 9 minutes, covering the rise of technology and religion, the influence of China on Japan’s language...