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Photos from the Festival of the Great Target

Following last week’s Coming of Age celebration … Continue reading

[Kanji of the year] Japanese NPO decides what Chinese character best represents 2011

The Japanese Kanji Proficiency Society announced 2011′s kanji of the year, the Chinese character which best represents the emotional climate for the year. Continue reading

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Legendary swordsmith close to replicating legendary sword

Korehira Watanabe is one of the last remaining Japanese swordsmiths … Continue reading