Chef Koji Yamada has been working with the local supermarket Tsuruya in Ueda, Nagano Prefecture, to create healthy recipes for home cooking, which are distributed at all 33 stores of the supermarket in the prefecture.
Yamada, chef of Weisshorn, a restaurant located in Maruko Central Hospital in Ueda, comes up with three or four low-sodium recipes a month that feature in-season ingredients.
A popular comic series about a high school baseball team will complete its run later this month after being published on and off in a weekly magazine for more than 4 decades.
The publisher, Akita Shoten, says the "Dokaben" series, first published in 1972, will conclude in the June 28th issue of the weekly Shonen Champion magazine.
TAIPEI -- The most popular destination for overseas school trips among Japanese high schools was Taiwan in the 2016 school year, with the number of students traveling to the island increasing nearly 12 times in the past 10 years, knocking the United States off from the top excursion spot.
The Educational Tour Institute, a Tokyo-based public interest incorporated foundation that conducts research on school trips every year, has analyzed and released the data for the 2016 school year. Some 262 Japanese high schools chose Taiwan as their destination, with 41,878 students traveling to Japan's southwestern neighbor, while 254 schools -- 36,661 students -- visited the United States, including the islands of Guam and Saipan, for excursions.
Morrison, who comes from California, made his debut as a musical actor after graduating from university. In 2005, he received a Tony Award nomination in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical category for his role in "The Light in the Piazza."
Tacked onto the end of the Sony E-mount 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens announcement late last night was a short line that is very easy to miss:
Also announced today, Sony will be releasing a new silver color option for the popular α6300 camera. The sleek new silver camera body will be available in February 2018 at select retailers.
A survey conducted by a Japanese organization has revealed that Japan tops the list of countries and territories Chinese people want to visit.
Every year, the Japan External Trade Organization, or JETRO, distributes its survey to relatively high income earners, between the ages of 20 and 49, in 6 major Chinese cities, including Beijing and Shanghai. This year, more than 1,200 people responded.
The long-running Japanese serial comic "Detective Conan" ("Meitantei Konan") will go on hiatus starting this month due to health concerns of its author and illustrator Gosho Aoyama, a notice in the installment released Wednesday announced.
"(Detective Conan) will be on hiatus for the foreseeable future so that I can recover from illness and rest up," Aoyama's message in the latest Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine read in part.
By Hiromasa Takeda / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WriterYo Oizumi once again plays the starring role in "Tantei wa Bar ni Iru 3" (The Last Shot in the Bar), the third film in the detective series directed by Teruyuki Yoshida. The film is currently showing in theaters.
It's been four years since the second film in the series; there was a chance to shoot a third installment in the series two years ago, but it didn't work out.
When you think about how popular the Mario franchise is, where it has managed to resonate with every generation of gamers since the very first title, it's not that hard to imagine how popular Super Mario Run was when it was announced that it would be arriving for our smartphones.
It's also why it isn't surprising to learn that the game has managed to make Google's "Most Popular New Games of 2017" list. According to Google, the game was the most downloaded new game of the year, joining the likes of Bubble Witch 3 Saga, Magic Tiles 3, CATS: Crash Arena Turbo Stars, and Ballz.
On a crisp autumn morning, colorful hot-air balloons took off from a riverbed in the southwestern Japanese city of Saga for the opening of one of Asia's largest festivals for the aircraft on Nov. 1.
The five-day Saga International Balloon Fiesta will feature 111 balloons from 18 countries and regions, with competitors taking part in a variety of challenges including precision maneuvers.