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  • Foodspotting

    By: Matt Hodgkins • In: Articles, Food & Drink • On: Jun 04, 2017

    Foodspotting

    Okinawa is renowned for its beaches, music, and unique cuisine. Luckily, you don’t have to hop on a plane to get some Ryukyuan refreshments. Kwacchii sabira!

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  • Shimantogawa: Downstream Adventures

    By: Randy Poehlman • In: Articles, Feature, Travel • On: Jun 03, 2017

    Shimantogawa: Downstream Adventures

    Paddle into the great outdoors and explore the twists and turns of Japan’s Shimanto River.

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  • Best Standing Jokes in Town

    By: kansaiscene • In: Articles, Feature • On: Jun 01, 2017

    Best Standing Jokes in Town

    Get your act together and get out to an ROR gig for a ROFL and a ‘Raugh Out Roud.’

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  • Praying Mantis

    By: Phillip Jackson • In: Interview • On: Jun 01, 2017

    Praying Mantis

    In the UK in the late 70s early 80s, there were a number of bands labeled the New Wave of British Heavy Metal and one of those bands was Praying Mantis

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  • Sakura Warriors: Hear Them Roar!

    By: kansaiscene • In: Articles, Feature • On: Jun 01, 2017

    Sakura Warriors:  Hear Them Roar!

    Osaka’s premier professional soccer team Cerezo Osaka invites tourists to a free home game this month!

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  • Pretty Maids

    By: Phillip Jackson • In: Articles, Interview • On: May 12, 2017

    Pretty Maids

    Formed in 1981 by friends Ken Hammer and Ronnie Atkins in Horsens, Denmark, Pretty Maids was originally a cover band

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  • Foodspotting

    By: kansaiscene • In: Articles, Food & Drink • On: May 03, 2017

    Foodspotting

    Check out these three spots sure to meet any burger connoisseur’s high standards

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  • Take a hike!

    By: Randy Poehlman • In: Articles, Feature, Travel • On: May 02, 2017

    Take a hike!

    Take your cue from the crisp, fresh air – head outside and explore

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  • Osaka’s Coolest Neighborhoods

    By: kansaiscene • In: Articles, Feature • On: May 01, 2017

    Osaka’s Coolest Neighborhoods

    Get off the beaten track and take yourself on an underground tour of Osaka

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  • Foodspotting

    By: kansaiscene • In: Food & Drink • On: Apr 04, 2017

    Foodspotting

    Can Bashi The most authentic Spanish restaurant in town, Can Bashi is run by a husband-wife team who trained for years in Barcelona perfecting the art of cooking Catalan cuisine. The bright red double doors of Can Bashi lead you into a cozy world of rich cheeses, meats, and olives, and a big selection of tapas dishes. As to be expected, there is an extensive range of wine and cocktails (sangria, of course!) to pair with the food. For mains, we recommend the juicy lamb chops, glazed ribs, or classic seafood paella. For something different,

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