'mingei'-style Miso-flavored Curry With Wagyu Beef

'Mingei'-style miso-flavored curry with wagyu beef

Although he was a fast runner, Ichiro Abe failed in his quest to make the Olympic track and field team, and he later ran into business-related debt problems.

But now, for 20 years, he has run Takumi Kappo, a regional-cuisine restaurant that was opened as part of the "mingei" (folk craft) movement in Tottori.

Figure Skating/ Takahashi Returns In Style, Wows Crowd At Gala Exhibition

FIGURE SKATING/ Takahashi returns in style, wows crowd at gala exhibition

KADOMA, Osaka Prefecture--Once-retired Daisuke Takahashi drew the loudest applause at a gala exhibition here on Dec. 25, a day after he won silver in the men's competition of the Japan Figure Skating Championships.

It was his first appearance in five years at the event, and the crowd and organizers showed their appreciation for the return of the former world and national champion.

Hori To Release Gamecube-style Controllers For The Nintendo Switch

Hori To Release GameCube-Style Controllers For The Nintendo Switch

Gaming controllers over the years have undergone various design changes. There are reasons for this, such as being more ergonomic, or maybe catering to the needs of gamers, or maybe going in a completely new direction (like the Nintendo Switch's Joy-Cons). However there are some classic controller designs that are still popular even today.

A good example of this would be the Nintendo GameCube controllers which until today, are still very popular amongst gamers, so much so that the folks at Hori have announced that they will be releasing GameCube-style controllers this coming October. As you can see in the image above, the controllers will be available in three different colors themed around different Nintendo franchises.

Lower House Passes Work-style Reform Bill

Lower House passes work-style reform bill

Japan's Lower House has approved a bill on work-style reforms, a key priority for the government and the ruling parties.

A modified version of the bill was passed on Thursday with a majority vote of the ruling coalition and some opposition parties and was sent to the Upper House.

Tokyo Girls' Style Show Their Two Sides In Pv For 'kiss Wa Agenai'

TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE show their two sides in PV for 'kiss wa Agenai'

TOKYO GIRLS' STYLE have revealed the PV for their new single "kiss wa Agenai" to be released on June 20. 

"kiss wa Agenai" is labeled as a "Sweet Summer Pop" song. In the PV, the girls show their "positive" and "negative" sides. In the "positive" scenes, they act cheerful and girly, while they can be seen as provocative and alluring in the "negative" scenes. 

Nara-style Tea Rice Brings About Aroma From The Edo Period

Nara-style tea rice brings about aroma from the Edo Period

Besides teaching Japanese cuisine in Tokyo's Akasaka district, Naoyuki Yanagihara frequents libraries to read documents from the Edo Period (1603-1867). He believes that studying the originality and ingenuity of his forerunners will show him the path he should take.

"I try to learn the changes in the ingredients and cooking procedures and make use of them today," the 39-year-old cooking expert says.

Iiyama Style-15fx061-i7-ks 15.6-inch Full Hd Notebook

iiyama STYLE-15FX061-i7-KS 15.6-Inch Full HD Notebookiiyama is offering you their latest 15.6-inch Full HD notebook, the STYLE-15FX061-i7-KS. As part of the STYLE Infinity series, this mid-end notebook sports a 15.6-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD display, a 2.80GHz Intel Core i7-7700HQ ‘Kaby Lake' processor, an Intel HM175 Chipset and an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 2GB graphics card.

Traditional Tokyo-style Miso Stands The Taste Test Of Time

Traditional Tokyo-style miso stands the taste test of time

Once upon a time, the most popular type of miso in Tokyo was something called "Edo sweet miso."

With a proud history dating back to the Edo period, Edo sweet miso is an essential component of Edo-style dishes such as Yanagawa nabe, a hot pot dish made with pond loach. Even now, it is cherished by miso afficionados such as professional chefs, despite the dominant presence of miso from the Shinshu region in today's market.

2018 Nissan Kicks Compact Crossover Set For Spring Release

2018 Nissan Kicks compact crossover set for spring release – features expressive style, personal technology, intelligent safety, efficient powertrain and strong value positioning


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The brand-new Nissan Kicks becomes the newest entry in the fast-growing affordable compact crossover market when it hits Nissan U.S. dealerships in June 2018. Kicks also becomes the sixth member of the Nissan crossover and SUV lineup, which has experienced record sales in recent years.

Curtis Stone's Barbecued Salmon With Poké Sauce And Sushi-style Rice

Curtis Stone's barbecued salmon with poké sauce and sushi-style rice"Perfectly cooked salmon has a crisp skin and a rosy pink centre. Try my fresh take on this classic" - Curtis Stone.

1/4 cup (60ml) soy sauce
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons mirin seasoning
2 1/2 teaspoons sambal oelek
1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
11/2 teaspoon sesame oil
2 spring onions, finely chopped
8 Coles Deli Fresh Skin On Salmon Portions
1 1/2 tablespoon canola oil
600g watermelon, peeled, cut into 1.5cm cubes (about 4 cups)
400g frozen edamame beans or broad beans, cooked and peeled
Sushi-Style Rice with Roasted Nori & Sesame (see notes) or 4 cups steamed medium-grain rice, cooled to room temperature
1 cup coriander leaves
1 radish, cut into fine matchstick-size strips

Ryokan-style Cruise Ship To Debut On Seto Inland Sea

Ryokan-style cruise ship to debut on Seto Inland Sea

ONOMICHI, Hiroshima Prefecture--A floating inn will make its maiden voyage in the Seto Inland Sea on Oct. 17.

The Guntu, a ryokan-like passenger liner whose guest rooms are made mainly of wood, is 81.2 meters long and 13.75 meters wide and has a gross tonnage of 3,200 tons.