September 25, 2018
Jagmohan S. Chandrani
In the 1970s, Jagmohan S. Chandrani moved from India to Japan. He started a tea import business in Nishi-Kasai, then a quiet district in eastern Tokyo with few people and even fewer buildings. From that humble beginning, the district grew into a bustling urban...
September 18, 2018
When exploring the streets of Tokyo, you won’t have to go very far before running into some type of game arcade with an interior full of flashing lights and people of all ages. The ubiquitous nature of arcades isn’t just noticeable in bustling areas such as...
What makes Japanese hot springs so great? What makes a haunted house fun? What’s a cool place in Tokyo to grab a drink? Peter Barakan picks five shows that made a big impression on him.
Peter Barakan is a Tokyo-based freelance broadcaster, who has been creating and presenting radio programs featuring an eclectic mix of music for 35 years. Born in London in 1951, he studied Japanese at the University of London’s School of Oriental and...
Born in Washington, D.C. in 1973, Matt’s interest in Japan was first kindled by robot toys in his childhood. These days the whole world loves anime, sushi, and countless other aspects of Japanese culture, but things were quite different back then. After majoring...
Emma is a British actor from London who is based in Japan. Her interest in acting started when she was very young, and she had roles in lots of productions at a drama club associated with the Theatre Royal Norwich. She studied acting at Mountview Theatre...