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Katsushika Hokusai: An Influential Figure in Art Around the World

Katsushika Hokusai: An Influential Figure in Art Around the World

Katsushika Hokusai is one of the most well-known Japanese artists in the world. This brilliant artist created his works about 200 years ago, and has made a significant impact on art in Japan as well as the whole world.

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tech & life

ADVANCED BIOMIMETIC TECHNOLOGY IS BEING WIDELY USED IN JAPAN'S INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS

ADVANCED BIOMIMETIC TECHNOLOGY IS BEING WIDELY USED IN JAPAN'S INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS

Japan's industrial products, such as luxury cars, food packaging and high-performance films, are taking advantage of biomimetic technology, which uses the extraordinary structures and functions of living organisms.

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pop culture

YOSAKOI, AN EVENT GAINING TRACTION AROUND THE WORLD

YOSAKOI, AN EVENT GAINING TRACTION AROUND THE WORLD

Festivals called “Matsuri” have been held all across Japan since ancient times. These Matsuri are important events for people living nearby, and the tradition of these festivals has been passed down through generations to the present day.

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food & travel

Culinary Entertainment with the Ever-evolving Kaiten-zushi

Culinary Entertainment with the Ever-evolving Kaiten-zushi

Small, colorful and fresh sushi carried on a conveyer belt that travels around the restaurant—entertaining and almost theme park-like kaiten-zushi is popular among the Japanese, regardless of age.

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