Japan
Japan /dʒəˈpæn/ (Japanese: 日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国  Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island nation in East Asia. Located in t...
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How America’s First 3 Star Michelin Sushi Chef Serves His Fish
Rarely does chef Masa Takayama of Manhattan sushi shrine Masa allow cameras into his restaurant. But Eater's Kat Odell scored a seat at his bar to taste through America's best omakase. Like Madonna,...
Chef Masashi Yamada Serves Wild Game Hunted in the Mountains of Japan — Omakase Japan
Chefs at Yanagiya have followed the tradition of irori ever since the restaurant’s opening shortly after World War II. “Irori was the meal gathering place, the cooking place,” says Yamada of the tradi...
How to Make 12 Types of Sushi with 11 Different Fish
Cody Auger, chef/owner of Nimblefish in Portland, Oregon, breaks down 11 whole fish and turns them each into a single piece of nigiri. Watch as he scales, fillets and prepares Red Sea Bream (Tai), Thr...
Before Sushi, There Was Funazushi
The type of sushi you’re probably most familiar with is haya-nare, a quick form of sushi made and consumed within a day using vinegared rice and raw fish. But there’s a second type of sushi that takes...
Recap: Hakuho's Victory at the March 2019 Tournament - GRAND SUMO
Hakuho [白鵬] won the March GRAND SUMO tournament with an invincible 15-0 record. The 34-year-old veteran yokozuna proved again why he is called the greatest of all time. Watch more GRAND SUMO videos h...
Trump becomes 1st U.S. president to watch sumo in Japan
U.S. President Donald Trump became the first president to watch sumo in the sport's homeland during a four-day trip to Japan, and was able to present the trophy to the tournament champion on Sunday. ...
The Truth About Wasabi
Have you ever eaten wasabi? If you answered “yes” to that question, you are likely mistaken. Most sushi eaters—even in Japan—are actually being served a mixture of ground horseradish and green food c...
National Geographic Magazine - Making Soba Noodles
Soba noodles are thin, handmade, and an integral part of Japanese cuisine.
Japan upholds law that requires transgender people to be sterilized before gender change
Activists have denounced a controversial ruling by Japan's Supreme Court to uphold a law that they argue violates LGBT human rights.
Making $35,000 Bonsai Scissors
When it comes to Japanese craftsmanship, knives often get all the glory. But in the city of Sakai, where traditional metalwork goes back centuries, there is one man who has built his legacy on somethi...
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Strong M6.7 Earthquake Hits Japan, Landslide Crushes Homes
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 has struck northern Japan, centered near the cities of Tomakomai and Sapporo, seismologists say. There are reports of injuries. The earthquak...
5 Must-Try Japanese Food Experiences in Tokyo
Japanese Food is awesome, and the overall dining experience is just as fun. If you are looking for places to eat in Tokyo, here are five great Japanese food experiences that I love while living in Tok...
Sushi Masters Explain the Art of Omakase | Food Skills
In Japanese cuisine, the concept of omakase leaves the choices entirely up to the chef. At Shuko, one of the premiere sushi restaurants in NYC, the menu is driven by the imaginations of Nick Kim and J...
History of Japan
The history of Japan includes the history of the islands of Japan and the Japanese people, spanning the ancient history of the region to the modern history of Japan as a nation state. Following the la...
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Naval history of Japan
The naval history of Japan can be said to begin in early interactions with states on the Asian continent in the early centuries of the 1st millennium, reaching a pre-modern peak of activity during the...
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Geography of Japan
Japan is an island nation in East Asia comprising a stratovolcanic archipelago extending along the Pacific coast of Asia. It lies between 24° to 46° north latitude and from 123° to 146° east longitude...
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Tokyo
Tokyo (東京, Tōkyō, "Eastern Capital") ([toːkʲoː], /ˈtoʊki.oʊ/), officially Tokyo Metropolis (東京都, Tōkyō-to), is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan.Tokyo is the capital and largest city ...
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Kyoto
Kyoto (京都市, Kyōto-shi, [kʲoːꜜto.ɕi]; /kɪˈoʊtoʊ/, /kiˈoʊ-/, or /ˈkjoʊ-/; formerly known as Meaco) is a city located in the central part of the island of Honshu, Japan. It has a population close...
Environment of Japan
Environmental pollution in Japan has accompanied industrialization since the Meiji period. One of the earliest cases was the copper poisoning caused by drainage from the Ashio Copper Mine in Tochigi p...
Climate of Japan
Japan is an island nation in East Asia comprising a stratovolcanic archipelago extending along the Pacific coast of Asia. It lies between 24° to 46° north latitude and from 123° to 146° east longitude...
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Wildlife of Japan
The wildlife of Japan includes its flora, fauna and natural habitats. The islands of Japan stretch a long distance from north to south and cover a wide range of climatic zones. This results in a high ...
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Culture of Japan
The culture of Japan has evolved greatly over the millennia, from the country's prehistoric Jōmon period, to its contemporary hybrid culture, which combines influences from Asia, Europe, and North Ame...
Japanese popular culture
Japanese popular culture not only reflects the attitudes and concerns of the present but also provides a link to the past. Japanese cinema, cuisine, television programs, anime, manga, and music all de...
Japanese folklore
Japanese folklore encompasses the folk traditions of Japan and the Japanese people.In Japanese, the term minkan denshō (民間伝承, "transmissions among the folk") is used to describe folklore; the ...
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Japanese street fashion
Japan began to emulate Western fashion during the middle of the 19th century. By the beginning of the 21st century, this emulation has formed street fashion, a fashion style in which the wearer custom...
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