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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

Seismic Isolation Technology for Protecting the National Museum of Western Art, a World Heritage Site

Seismic Isolation Technology for Protecting the National Museum of Western Art, a World Heritage Site

Situated in Tokyo’s Ueno Park, the main building of the National Museum of Western Art was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016 as one part of “The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement.”

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pop culture

Pet Cute Four-Legged and Feathered Friends at Animal Cafes

Pet Cute Four-Legged and Feathered Friends at Animal Cafes

Have you heard about cafes where you can pet and play with cute animals?
In many regular zoos, you can only see the animals in cages or behind glass, and so you cannot easily experience how they are up close or hear them breathing.

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food & travel

OSECHI RYORI EXPRESSES PEOPLE’S WISHES FOR THE NEW YEAR

OSECHI RYORI EXPRESSES PEOPLE’S WISHES FOR THE NEW YEAR

January 1 marks the beginning of the new year in many cultures. People in Japan also hold many different ceremonies on this day to wish for happiness in the year to come. These wishes are also expressed in the form of food.

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