Here's a serious improvement on the "obligation chocolate" that is wrecking Valentine's Day for many in Japan: Nestlé Japan has returned with another brilliant chocolate snack for the local market ...
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The first thing to learn about Valentine's Day in Japan is that it's only for women to give to men. The guys are supposed to reciprocate on White Day, or March 14th. Moreover, it's not just for ...
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We all know conveyor-belt sushi (kaiten-zushi). But what about conveyor-belt sweets? For a limited time only, that experiment is coming to Tokyo -- and just in time for Valentine's Day, ...
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This article by Lily Crossley-Baxter first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. It’s Valentine’s Day soon, and as you will have noticed, there is chocolate EVERYWHERE. It’s in cute heart-shaped boxes, ...
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Carry your umbrella around in a truly Japanese style!
Christmas and New Year are over, so it's already time to look towards the next big public (and commercial) holiday: Valentine's Day. Regular readers will know that February 14th in Japan is a bit ...
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It's Valentine's Day in Japan (and it's snowing again too). While in Japan famously it's actually the custom for the girls to give a gift on February 14th, with the men giving something on March ...
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Another Valentine's Day-themed post for all you romantics out there, just in time for February 14th in some parts of the world! Here's a couple nice Japanese romantic apps we have found -- surely ...
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Ideal for Valentine's Day if you're a computer boffin, IO Data, an electronics manufacturer in Ishikawa prefecture, is offering its customers a free gift to get them in the mood for February ...
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Transform into Monkey D. Luffy and Red-Haired Shanks with these brilliantly original skin-care face masks!
Shinto, the native Japanese (quasi-?)religion, has never been averse to merchantile environs. Major corporations have their own shrines (jinja) and department stores may often have one on their ...
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What a great idea for both the winter and Valentine's Day! If you've ever wanted to hold your partner's hand while out and about in the cold -- here's your perfect winter accessory. Usually ...
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