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W is for 不思議

is for fushigi, or the Japanese word for wonder. There are so many wondrous, marvelous places in Japan; too many to speak of them all in a post like this. 103 more words


"Pink Pussy" up for sale in Hyogo Prefecture

While perusing Japanese restaurant website Tabelog recently, I came across a little cafe in Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, called Pink Pussy. Quite what it was I don’t know, but something about the place really appealed to me so I hopped on a train over there. 634 more words


Review: Cherry Blossoms, Sushi and Takarazuka - Seven Years in Japan

 Cherry Blossoms, Sushi and Takarazuka: Seven Years in Japan  by Jill Rutherford 

Published by Silverwood Press


     Jill Rutherford’s memoir, Cherry Blossoms, Sushi and Takarazuka – Seven Years in Japan… 521 more words

Book Review

Day 182: Takarazuka Grand Theatre 月曜日・2015年3月16日

As part of a school trip organized by the CJLC we went to the Takarazuka Grand Theatre to see the play “Embraced by the sea of Calista” (カリスタの海に抱かれて  165 more words


Takarazuka Revue - The Female Kabuki

When one thinks of Japanese theatre, Noh and Kabuki instantly spring to mind. The long drawn-out process of a Noh dance characterised by their static masks reminiscent of a Greek tragedy and the music like speech of Kubuki with its stylised makeup and garish costumes. 923 more words



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Japanese granny attempts to trash treasure trove of old photographs, is thwarted by grandkids

Some people like to live a minimalist lifestyle – keeping the bare minimum of possessions and even living in tiny houses to help stave off clutter. 354 more words