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    Doug Smith

    By Jun 1, 2016

    Doug Smith is a Grammy-award-winning guitarist and champion finger picker combining folk, classical, and jazz influences,...

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    How was your Golden Week?

    By May 4, 2016

    The Japanese Golden Week falls around the end of April and beginning of May every year...

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    Chatter by the Cherry Tree

    By Apr 7, 2016

    Ohanami (cherry-blossom picnic) season is now in full swing!

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    Fair play!

    By Mar 7, 2016

    If sumo, cosplay, or hina dolls aren’t your thing, why not get in on the craic...

  • Feature

    Filling the Accommodation Shortfall

    By Mar 4, 2016

    One Kyoto-based company is helping meet hotel shortages by introducing love hotels to travelers as a...

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    Love In Kansai

    By Feb 14, 2016

    Three Japanese-American couples living in Kansai share their funny stories, challenges, and advice on being in...

  • Feature

    Matches Made in Kansai

    By Feb 14, 2016

    KS talks to three Japanese-American couples living in Kansai to find out what it’s like to...

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    Confess Your Love!

    By Feb 4, 2016

    If you’re planning to ask out a special Japanese someone this Valentine’s Day (barentaindee; バレンタインデー), as...

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    By Feb 3, 2016

    Wining and dining this month? Treat yourself and someone else to one of these three cosy...

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    Out & About

    By Feb 1, 2016

    Sébastien Delbes: “This picture was taken in Hosen-in in Ohara (Kyoto pref.) in winter. It is...

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