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Exhibition, Reflections of Holland introduces a painters from Hague School, who were unfamiliar to most of Japanese art fans. They were active in Holland around 19th century, and their paintings strongly influenced Vincent V...

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My heart aches when I come across cultural property sites in Nara that are damaged by foreign animal or plant species. At the former Heijo-kyu Palace site, a World Heritage Site, three plant species―tickseed, bur cucum...

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This is one of the top three strangest sights in the world, Toujinbou [More...]
It is immersed in Toyotomi Hidetsugu's thought and travels in the circumference of the Yawata ...[More...]


The non-verbal entertainment show “GEAR,” which originated in Japan, stages a new type of performance that can appeal to diverse audiences, including tourists from abroad, with no language barriers. In GEAR’s shows, world-class mimes, break dancers, magicians, jugglers an...