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  • New Hair Salon Opens in Roppongi
    March 23rd, 2012By Category: Shopping
    SHINKA has become the centre of attraction for foreigners as a hair salon which represents Japan in Sydney. SHINKA is currently busy spreading its brand. In 2008, shinka hair & make-up opened at the top of a shopping mall in the centre of Sydney. The word “shink ... » Continue Reading
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    Try this potato salad and gratin recipe
    March 22nd, 2012By Category: Food & Dining
    Jagarico is a popular potato snack made by Calbee. Did you know that you can make potato salad and gratin by mixing Jagarico and hot milk? The taste will differ depending on the flavor. Jagarico has salad, cheese, potato with butter, and seasonal flavors (Current ... » Continue Reading
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    Folding shoes
    March 21st, 2012By Category: Shopping
     Timberland Japan has released folding Radler Trail Camp shoes. The shoes have zippers that make it possible to fold them up into a small size and carry by hand. The full length is 15 centimeters when zipped. They can easily fit into a small bag or handy packag ... » Continue Reading
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    “A Lovely Bijin to Warm-Up this Winter”
    March 21st, 2012By Category: Culture
    Hello Everyone!  I hope wherever you are the winter weather is over and the snowing has stopped like it has up here in Akita.  I had been shoveling snow everyday since the last time we met in February.  I’ve been shoveling snow from everywhere – my driveway, my walk ... » Continue Reading
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    A story of Japanese pottery (Part 1)
    March 21st, 2012By Category: Culture, Play
    Miyama (海山), aptly named sea (海) and mountain (山), provides little urban comforts if any. A three-hour train ride from any large city by train or bus and no direct lines to anything, this town is sequestered away in the mountains of southern Mie. A hazy rain drizzles ac ... » Continue Reading
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    Have a laugh and a few beers at Tokyo Comedy Club
    March 21st, 2012By Category: Arts & Entertainment
      Come down to Opera Lounge in Roppongi, Tokyo, on Wednesday March 28 and Thursday March 29 to see two of the UK's finest comedians in town for two nights only. Justin Moorhouse was described by Jimmy Carr as "easily his favorite comedian" and made his name a ... » Continue Reading
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    Where to enjoy the cherry blossoms
    March 20th, 2012By Category: Outdoor/Sports
    “Hanami” or cherry blossom viewing is one of the most traditional Japanese customs during the spring season. Parks on weekends and in the evenings on weekdays are full of people drinking and singing karaoke usually in the last week or March and the first week of Apr ... » Continue Reading
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    Great Tulip Festival in Huis Ten Bosch
    March 19th, 2012By Category: Travel
     Huis Ten Bosch, which is a theme park located in Nagasaki Prefecture, is holding the Great Tulip Festival until April 8 when 300,000 tulips are in full bloom. The theme park features Dutch-style buildings. During the festival, there are three spots to view beautif ... » Continue Reading
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    TV commercial of the week: Zacrich ice cream
    March 19th, 2012By Category: Arts & Entertainment
    This week's TV commercial is for ice cream brand Zacrich from Lotte which is a well-known producer of sweets and ice cream. Zacrich is vanilla ice cream with chocolate puff coating in a crunchy cone. Seven pretty girls called Zacrich Girls -- Risa Yoshiki, Anri Sug ... » Continue Reading
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    White strawberries: Scent of First Love
    March 18th, 2012By Category: Shopping
    White strawberries are in demand this spring and are showing up in more supermarkets. Japanese media refer to them as “Hatsukoi no kaori” (Scent of First Love). Although “white strawberries” sound and look unripe, their taste is amazingly sweet and rich. White st ... » Continue Reading
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    Mini Chupa Chups
    March 17th, 2012By Category: Shopping
    Confectionery maker Morinaga has a new candy product, Mini Chupa Chups, which goes on sale from March 21. The standard size is 20.5 millimeters in diameter, but the new Mini Chupa Chups are 5.5 millimeters smaller than the normal ones. The package include a var ... » Continue Reading
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    Weekly Digest 3/10~3/16
    March 17th, 2012By Category: Arts & Entertainment
    3/10 (Sat.)Unique Japanese fashion styles   3/12 (Mon.)Popular Brazilian supermarket in Gunma offers Seven Bank money transfer service Other Posts:Make sushi and experience other activities with FindJPNTV commercial of the week: If ‘Star Wars’ characte ... » Continue Reading

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