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Namie Amuro: Queen of J-POP, announces retirement

by Misa Murohashi, Born in Okinawa in 1977, Amuro Namie debuted in 1992 and became a top star in 1995 with her million-selling singles "Body...

A purr-fect spot for cat lovers on Capitol Hill

by Bruce Rutledge, (Photos by the Cat Cafe) Cat lovers, there’s a new cafe in town where you can pet a cat while sipping your...

Tetsuden Kashima Receives Imperial Decoration

By David Yamaguchi, A NOV. 3 PRESS RELEASE from the Japanese consulate spells out the news. Tetsuden Kashima has been awarded an Imperial Decoration—the Order...

My Japan Trip: Japan Adventure

By Donna & Bryce, Our first visit to Japan was a wonderful experience due to the planning of Elaine Ikoma Ko and guidance of Shigeki...

Hirabayashi Place Opening Celebration

by Misa Murohashi, In the early evening of November 2, hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the opening of Hirabayashi Place affordable housing and the...

Darvish takes the high road

by Bruce Rutledge No self-respecting baseball fan would have blamed Yu Darvish if he threw some chin music at Yuli Gurriel in last month’s World...

MRJ Museum to Open this Month in Nagoya

by Bruce Rutledge Before the Mitsubishi Regional Jet takes off on its first official flight, it will have its own museum. The MRJ is currently doing...

Found in Translation: A Bestseller

by Bruce Rutledge Author Kathleen Flinn is no stranger to bestsellers. Her memoir The Sharper Your Knife, The Less You Cry was a New York...

Interview with Nahomi Kawasumi (Seattle Reign FC Footballer)

I want to play well so our fans are satisfied Nahomi Kawasumi is a member of the Seattle Reign, a team in the National Women’s...

Youth Theater Northwest Invites Kamishibai Artists for its Japanese Infused Production

Youth Theatre Northwest (YTN) is creating a Japanese infused production of Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There based on the book...