Women appear in kimono for the first business day at the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Would you be surprised if you find out those women are the employees and are obliged to wear kimono for work?
A week ago, Miss Universe Japan crowned Ariana Miyamoto, Japanese-American HAFU girl. This left Japan a question. Is she Japanese enough? Is this about Japanese-ness or the identity?
Today many Japanese film fans were shocked to know the great actor, Ken Takakura passed away. Despite of his quiet and emotionally clumsy character, he was a very polite, kind and warm person. RIP Ken Takakura. We will miss you.