Ito Jakuchu Art Recreated By Young Confectioners

Ito Jakuchu art recreated by young confectioners

Students at a Japanese confectionary school have mixed sugar and other ingredients to recreate a famous painting from the Edo period.

Would-be confectioners at Kokusai Seika in Tokyo's Tachikawa City used powdered sugar and egg whites in the technique called "sugar art". They recreated a "fusuma" sliding screen painting depicting chickens by artist Ito Jakuchu.

Young People Called On To Join Non-nuclear Cause

Young people called on to join non-nuclear cause

Participants at a meeting of organizations for atomic-bombing sufferers have called on younger generations to join their activities to eliminate the weapons.

Nihon Hidankyo, or the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations, held a meeting in Tokyo on Tuesday and Wednesday. About 80 people from across the country attended.

Suicide Tops Cause Of Death Among Young Mothers

Suicide tops cause of death among young mothers

A survey in Japan has found that suicide tops the list of causes of death among women who are within one year of giving birth.

A group of researchers at the National Center for Child Health and Development conducted the survey on the cause of death among young mothers.

Honda Program Teaches Young Drivers To Use Manual Transmission

Honda program teaches young drivers to use manual transmission

With the manual transmission becoming less common as time goes on, there are fewer opportunities to learn how to use it and subsequently order a car with one. In response to this, Honda hosted an experience in the Los Angeles area near Angeles Crest Highway called "Shifting Gears." There Honda brought out a bunch of its own manual-equipped cars to teach people how to use a manual transmission.

Honda had some cool cars available, too. In addition to new cars such as the Accord, Civic and Fit, the company brought out some older models such as an early Civic CVCC, a Prelude Type SH, and the hardcore S2000 CR. The event included low-speed areas to teach those with little to no experience how to handle a manual, and those with more experience could drive the cars on the Angeles Crest Highway, the road where we got our first taste of the new Civic Si.

Forestry Industry Growing In Appeal To Young Women

Forestry industry growing in appeal to young women

The lure of nature and a slower pace of life are attracting a growing number of young women to Japan's traditionally male-dominated forestry business, and their participation may help it cope with an aging workforce and a shortage of manpower.

Junko Iizuka, a 33-year-old graduate of the prestigious University of Tokyo, quit her job as an international trade fair organizer to join lumber company Tokyo Chainsaws in the village of Hinohara in western Tokyo about four years ago.

Grilled White Fish With Vegetables Can Tickle Young Taste Buds

Grilled white fish with vegetables can tickle young taste buds

Once a picky eater, nutritionist Susumu Matsumaru racks his brains to make lunches that children will love at an elementary school in Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward.

As a child, Matsumaru, now 34, was encouraged by a nutritionist at his elementary school to "try at least a bite" of meals he was reluctant to eat. Young Matsumaru would take small bites.

Young Riders Impress At First Yamaha R3 Blu Cru Masterclass In Latina, Italy

Young Riders Impress at First Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Masterclass in Latina, ItalyThe inaugural Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Masterclass saw 11 young riders given the chance to learn from their heroes as they attempted to secure a coveted slot in the 2018 Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge, which sees six riders competing onboard Yamaha R3s in the WorldSSP300 Championship. Reigning Endurance World Champions, GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC Team's David Checa and Niccolò Canepa, along with GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team's Federico Caricasulo, plus the winner of the inaugural Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge and Vice WorldSSP300 Champion, Alfonso Coppola, were on hand to give advice and instruction to the young hopefuls, with the six winners to be announced on the 1st of November.

Young Gun Grid For Toyota 86 Racing Series

Young Gun Grid for Toyota 86 Racing SeriesA grid of 38 cars dominated by drivers under the age of 21 will await lights out at the Toyota 86 Racing Series' 2017 debut at the Phillip Island SuperSprint later this month.
The larger 2017 grid sees the majority of competitors return from the 2016 season while 14 new faces, including two drivers from New Zealand's Toyota 86 Championship, have been welcomed to the fold. Invited professional drivers will participate in each round to compete against and mentor competitors.

Ferrari Gtc4lusso T Targets Young Customers In Japan

Ferrari GTC4Lusso T Targets Young Customers In Japan

Ferrari needs to get the consideration of youthful Japanese purchasers searching for a more useful supercar with their  new GTC4Lusso T.

Introduced in Japan this month in a uniquely fabricated marquee in Daikanyama, Tokyo, after it debuted a year ago in Paris, Ferrari says the excellent tourer targets clients in the vicinity of 30 and 40 years of age in the Land of the Rising Sun.