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Happy New Year! 2017 was an up and down year for us at Japan Zone but we're really looking forward to the year ahead. 2018 is a year of the Dog in the 12-year Chinese zodiac, and specifically a "Brown Earth Dog", which means it should be a good year in all respects, but it will also be an exhausting year.
"That's ZENtertainment!" is non-verbal performance for people of all ages and nationalities. The world-famous performance group SIRO-A presents their amazing mix of cutting edge technology blended with traditional Japanese culture. A brand-new entertainment fully packed with dance, comedy, illusion and acrobatics will be sent out to the world from Asakusa, Japan!
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There's no better way to declare your love for Japanese style than with a beautiful satin sukajan jacket.
These bomber jackets, with their characteristic images of dragons and tigers, are a staple of street fashion in Japan. Read more...
Japan changes prime ministers the way most of us change our shirt. And not many of them get a second bite at the apple.
So the second term of Abe Shinzo was always going to be noteworthy. Even more so now that it has seen a shift back to conservatism, controversy and possible conflict with Japan's East Asian neighbors. Read more...
Sumo may be Japan's traditional sport, with its centuries-old history and deeply ingrained rituals. But for the last decade the top ranks have been completely dominated by Mongolian-born stars. Until now.
Will the long-awaited tournament win by a native-born wrestler ignite new interest in the sport? Read more...
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