Japan's prime minister has suffered a setback just days before going to the polls. Fumio Kishida's ruling LDP party has lost one of two parliamentary by-elections. (CNA)
Most anti-coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and bars were lifted in Japan on Monday as new daily infections continue to drop across the country. (NHK)
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 17 new cases of coronavirus on Monday. That is the lowest single-day figure in the capital this year, falling below what had been the record low-for-the-year registered on Sunday. (NHK)
After the park's operator postponed special events because of the spread of COVID-19, Tokyo Disneyland had its first Halloween programme in two years on Monday. (republicworld.com)
26 October 2021
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Oct 21

Singing your heart out at a karaoke box is one of the most popular ways to hang out and unwind in Japan, regardless of age or gender. Within the confines of the dimly light soundproof walls, it's easy to let loose and forget all the stress of the ...

Oct 20

Dive into the treasure box that is Japan and you're sure to find a little bit of iconic magic no matter where you go, from Tokyo's tallest towers to Kyoto's oldest shrines, you can always find something that screams ‘Hey everyone, look where I a...

Oct 20
Collection of some pantry essentials for Japanese home cooking.

Japanese food has many specialised ingredients unique to the cuisine. Some ingredients are repeatedly used in my recipes. I thought it might be of help to you if I posted my Pantry Essentials for Japanese Home Cooking, explaining each item in deta...

Oct 20
Autumn Foliage Forecast Japan 2021 Momiji

Autumn Foliage Forecast 2021 Japan – It's this time of the year again! Autumn is one of the most beautiful season in Japan and it's personally my favourite. The leaves on the trees will slowly turn yellow, orange or red, giving a colourful look ...

Oct 20
Beautifying Your Balcony

Our mansion's balcony started off as an extension of the concrete jungle around it. Sometimes it's the repository of all our family's clothes hung up to dry, sometimes it's the home of house plants who seemed dissatisfied with their lighting indoo...