While the weather in Tokyo is still rather chilly, spring is just around the corner, which means one thing more than any: the arrival of the cherry blossom. Along with the white and pink petals, ...
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Every spring, as Japan comes alive with the arrival of the cherry blossom (sakura) across the archipelago, the cherry blossom viewing parties (hanami) rapidly take over all the parks and an ancillary ...
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Spring has arrived in Tokyo, bringing with it sunny and warm days, blustery winds and their accompanying first bouts of pollen allergies, and a wealth of spring-related foods and other products. This ...
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The spring in Japan means many things: the start of the new fiscal and academic year as well as the arrival of the cherry blossom season. The sakura blooms, transforming parks and other areas into ...
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Inspired by Japan's "beer girl" baseball match vendors
After dazzling Tokyo with his Running Christmas Tree last year, everyone's favorite gadget-creating foreigner is back with another inventive, gaudy device. Joseph Tame's latest project is ...
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This article by Frances Maeda first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. At last -- hanami season is here! Grab your camera, pack a picnic and prepare for your anime moment under the falling petals. We’ve ...
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We all love cherry blossoms. It’s around this time of the year when “Did you go to hanami? (cherry blossom viewing)” becomes another way of asking people how they are doing recently. Hanami ...
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