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I’ll take the trip and train, who’s with me?? – https://kotaku.com/japan-is-experiencing-a-ninja-shortage-1797850094 Japan Is Experiencing A Ninja Shortage By: Brian Ashcraft “We want ninja,” says Genzo Tsurugi, a ninja performer of 12 years. [Image: Nippon Television] The country that made ninja famous is currently experiencing a shortage of their stage variety. There are not enough ninja performers in…

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Another great feature on the wonderful city of Kyoto, Japan. – https://www.tofugu.com/japan/kyoto-one-day-itinerary-kristen/ “WHAT TO DO WITH ONE DAY IN KYOTO” – KRISTEN AKA “THE SHY VEGETARIAN’S IDEAL DAY IN KYOTO” JUNE 29, 2017 • 2024 WORDS WRITTEN BY KRISTEN DEXTER • ART BY KRISTEN DEXTER  If you’re going to Japan, most people will recommend two places, Tokyo and Kyoto. While I have a place…

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An interesting article, give it a read! – http://kotaku.com/japanese-manners-made-easy-1797117693 Japanese Manners Made Easy  By: Brian Ashcraft Maybe you’ve been to Japan or plan on going. Perhaps you recently moved here, or it could be that you’re simply interested in the country. Japanese manners can be complex and filled with all sorts of intricacies that are tricky…

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Another great article by the Karate Nerd Jesse Enkamp, give it a read! – http://www.karatebyjesse.com/eastern-western-karate-differences/ 3 Differences Between Eastern & Western Karate By Jesse Enkamp “How did training go?” “Great! Sensei didn’t remark on anything!” That’s what I answered my friend after visiting a new dojo in Okinawa, Japan. FACEPALM. I was so naïve! You see, if…

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Another great article by the group at Tofugu, give it a read! – https://www.tofugu.com/japan/omiyage/ OMIYAGE: THE GIFT YOU HAVE TO KEEP ON GIVING THE SOCIAL CONSTRAINT THAT’S ACTUALLY A LOT OF FUN MAY 2, 2017 • 3664 WORDS WRITTEN BY CARLA SINCLAIR AND MICHAEL RICHEY • ART BY AYA FRANCISCO If you’ve ever traveled to a…