My Favorite News (June 3, 2017)


Gudetama Cafe

These limited edition set menus feature classic Gudetama themed dishes and matcha tiramisu.

in the kitchen with Sakura


New Game!

International Tokyo Toy Show

Battling tops, knitting made easy, and Anpanman-themed goods are among toys featured at the 2017 International Tokyo Toy Show. Some 35,000 toys will be on displ...

Bonsai Tree

There has been a recent trend on social media for succulents and cute potted plants; they seem to be all over social media sites like Instagram and Tumblr. This...


Japan’s abdication bill passes Lower House

Princess Mako

THIMPHU, Bhutan--Princess Mako received a taste of Bhutanese culture on June 1 after landing at an a

Nara Prison

Table tennis

DUSSELDORF, Germany -- Rising 13-year-old star Tomokazu Harimoto attributed his win at the World Table Tennis Championships on June 1 over his idol, Rio Olympic...

Japanese umbrella

Traditional Japanese umbrellas make use of the sunlight before the rainy season to dry at the

Bulk buying

A move by a group of lawmakers to protect small neighborhood liquor shops could end up further dryin

Nikkei tops 20,000 for 1st time in 1½ yrs