They say a picture speaks a thousand words. But when George Nelson came to Japan, he discovered that within a haiku, a few syllables can paint...
Despite the prevalence of baths in modern homes, there has been a resurgence of interest in traditional bathhouses, known as "sento" in Japanese.
If you've experienced the delights of an onsen but have never been to a sento, now could be the perfect time to dive into the deeper...
Welcome to Koenji, a vibrant retro hub in Tokyo. Within its streets lie six unique shops that have revived items from the past for our present...
Fashionistas are discovering trends among second-hand clothes in vintage shops. This Showa Day, take a trip back in time with some iconic fashion items.
In the wake of the Tohoku earthquake, Richard Halberstadt chose to stay in Ishinomaki. Today, he continues to share the city's story of survival and hope.
Hoshino's discovery has opened up new avenues for cancer treatment. Her outreach to young women will also multiply the value of future scientific research.
Soko Izumi recently toured Japan's outlying islands for a Hong Kong TV program. He describes Hong Kong and Japan as puzzle pieces that "fit together perfectly."
Gender equality is "the closest we have to a magic bullet for development and progress," Executive Director of UN Women Sima Bahous tells WAW!2022.
Japanese translator Miruka Adachi, who was raised in Hong Kong and calls the city her second home, rediscovers the enduring connection between the two regions.