Catch the Eco Drift in Miyakojima

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Catch the Eco Drift in Miyakojima

Miyakojima is a water sports mecca, and home to a unique snorkeling and “slow-diving” tour – free in September and October – where you can discover this underwater paradise firsthand...

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A Two-wheeled Journey Across Japan

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A Two-wheeled Journey Across Japan

One man, one quest: Cape Sata to Cape Soya in seven weeks – 50 days, 21 prefectures, and 3,700 kilometers. What it’s like to cycle the length of Japan solo...

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Amemura Dreams of Pinball

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Amemura Dreams of Pinball

Unleash your inner pinball wizard at the biggest pinball arcade outside of North America!...

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Finding your way through Fabulous Fukushima

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Finding your way through Fabulous Fukushima

Fukushima is a hidden gem, teeming with narrow lanes of inviting bars, hole-in-the-wall eateries and friendly locals. Get the guided tour here...

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Magic, Mime, and all that GEAR

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Magic, Mime, and all that GEAR

Not a play, not a musical, not a circus - but somewhere in between! Gear up for a truly magnificent display of mime, magic, juggle and dance with GEAR. ...

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Rethinking the Swastika

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Rethinking the Swastika

Westerners often associate the swastika with a dark past, but the same symbol brings good vibes and positive meanings to Buddhists, and is ubiquitous across Japan and other parts of Asia...

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Features »

A Two-wheeled Journey Across Japan

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A Two-wheeled Journey Across Japan

One man, one quest: Cape Sata to Cape Soya in seven weeks – 50 days, 21 prefectures, and 3,700 kilometers. What it’s like to cycle the length of Japan solo...

Rethinking the Swastika

Rethinking the Swastika

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Conjuring the Supernatural

Conjuring the Supernatural

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Relax, Refresh, Explore

Relax, Refresh, Explore

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Made in Kansai »

Making a fine point

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Making a fine point

In Sakai, the knives are a cut above. KS meets the men whose handiwork helps world-class chefs earn their stars...

Sweet success is in store

Sweet success is in store

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New take on an ancient tradition

New take on an ancient tradition

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Tiny traditions kept alive in carving

Tiny traditions kept alive in carving

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Travel »

Horsing around Mongolia

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Horsing around Mongolia

Traipsing along the trails of bears, hoofing through the “Vulture Canyon” and descending the Pass of Certain Death; Horseback adventures in the...

Travels with Chari for Charity

Travels with Chari for Charity

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One heavenly bus deal

One heavenly bus deal

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Food & Drink »

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Foodspotting

Each month KS brings you culinary delights from cafés and restaurants around the region. This month, we’re dining in Nakazakicho – just a hop,...

Finding your way through Fabulous Fukushima

Finding your way through Fabulous Fukushima

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Brunch with Punch

Brunch with Punch

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Three Quick Bites

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Film »

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Matt Reeves, Sci-Fi, 130 mins, Sep 19 Starring: Andy Serkis, Keri Russell, Gary Oldman The most earnest movie in the franchise to date. The film...

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

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Ghost in the Shell: Arise Border 4

Ghost in the Shell: Arise Border 4

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I, Frankenstein

I, Frankenstein

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News »

Five Hot Tips for Tour Cycling in Japan

Five Hot Tips for Tour Cycling in Japan

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Strange Happenings

Strange Happenings

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Adventures in Kitashinchi

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Reader’s Photo

Reader’s Photo

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Five Things to Know about Whiskey

Five Things to Know about Whiskey

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Business »

Just a Phone Call Away

Just a Phone Call Away

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Cream of the Crop

Cream of the Crop

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From books to bento boxes

From books to bento boxes

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Art SoHo style

Art SoHo style

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The muso’s new best friend

The muso’s new best friend

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