Tottori Beef Hotpot Dish Said To Be Origin Of 'shabu-shabu'

Tottori beef hotpot dish said to be origin of 'shabu-shabu'

Philosopher Soetsu Yanagi (1889-1961) discovered the beauty in miscellaneous daily utensils created by anonymous craftsmen in the waning days of the Taisho Era (1912-1926).

More than 90 years later, "mingei" (folk craft) is garnering attention once again.

Hayato Mori, Said That The Successor Of The S2000 Will Never Happen

Hayato Mori, said that the successor of the S2000 will never happenAlmost 9 years have passed since Honda pulled the plug on the S2000, and despite numerous reports claiming that the roadster with a huge following among petrolheads will eventually make a comeback, things aren’t looking too good.

That’s because Honda Canada’s Senior Manager of Product Planning, Hayato Mori, reportedly told AutoGuide that the successor of the S2000 will never happen.

Baseball : Iwakuma Said To Reach Agreement With Dodgers

Baseball : Iwakuma said to reach agreement with DodgersRight-hander Hisashi Iwakuma will reportedly move down the Pacific coast from Seattle to Los Angeles to play for the Dodgers next season.
Iwakuma, who filed for free agency after four seasons with the Seattle Mariners, has reached a three-year deal with the Dodgers, it was reported by various U.S. media on Sunday.

Aoki Said To Sign With Mariners

Aoki said to sign with MarinersThe Seattle Mariners’ ongoing roster makeover now includes outfielder Norichika Aoki.
The Mariners and the free agent outfielder have reached agreement on a contract for the 2016 season pending a physical, according to two people with knowledge of the deal. They spoke to AP on Wednesday on the condition of anonymity because the contract had not been finalized.