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Why Movie Makers Love Japan

Why Movie Makers Love Japan

Big in Japan. A song, a band, an attitude. The 80’s song almost sums up why movie makers love Japan. Everything here is huge, ginormous! Quite like Godzilla. Unlike Godzilla though, Japan is pretty polished. It is the perfect union of the old and new world. With the...

Dream Japanese Wedding Ideas

Dream Japanese Wedding Ideas

How pretty are those cherry blossom! Every girl who plays house once they see those pink cherry blossoms would associate it with a dreamy escapade. And there is nothing more dreamy than their own wedding. Even not so girly ones. There is just something slightly unreal...

Make Your Own Animation

Make Your Own Animation

The world of movies and make believe is one that will never quite go old no matter what age. What sticks the most, though, is animation since we have been watching that at a very young age. From the fairy tale books we read with the colourful pictures and our own...

Japanese Designer Furniture

Japanese Designer Furniture

Japanese design ideas in furniture are world renowned for their style and ambience. There is something uniquely beautiful about fine furniture inspired by the Japanese culture and ethos. Clean lines and elegant finishes are synonymous with Nippon style furniture. Some...

The Art of Healing

If we were to list the seven key vocational pathways of human life, we may have: the farmer; the warrior; the judge; the healer; the mother; the leader; and the teacher. It is interesting to ponder upon those who feel the urge to heal. Those who become doctors, nurses...

Understanding the Japanese Legal System

Understanding the Japanese Legal System

Japan like many European nations was originally run on a feudal system, with warlords in control. The modernisation of Japan in the nineteenth century, then, saw penal codes and codes of criminal instruction introduced, which were based on the French model. Thus, set...

Saru Lock: Japanese Locksmith Superhero

Saru Lock: Japanese Locksmith Superhero

Saru Lock, for those who don’t know, is a Japanese manga character who has his own series and has been made into a TV show and action movie. Yataro Sarumaru, nicknamed ‘Saru’ is a high school kid whose fathers is a locksmith in Asakusa, Tokyo. Saru has the ability to...

The Surveillance Situation in Japan

It is a fact of life that surveillance is on the increase, just about, everywhere. Terrorism and its antidote, high levels of domestic security, have put electronic and digital surveillance into the lives of ordinary citizens around the globe. Japan is no different,...

Natural Health in Japan

Japan has a very long and rich history, when it comes to natural health and alternative medicine. Japan, like China, uses approaches like acupuncture to treat many illnesses and complaints. There are differences between the two oriental nations regarding acupuncture....

The True State of Dental Care in Japan

Dentists have copped a bad wrap via the internet, when it comes to overseas visitors seeking dental care in Japan. Perhaps it is the language barrier, which has contributed to some of the horror stories posted up about seeing the dentist in Japan, whilst on holiday or...

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