The premise for Chie Hayakawa’s film, “Plan 75,” is shocking: a government push to euthanize the elderly. In a rapidly aging society, some also wonder: Is the movie prescient?
— À lire sur www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2022/06/26/films/chie-hayakawa-plan-75/
It reminds me of an elderly Japanese man who said he was willing to buy rice from Fukushima prefecture just after the nuclear reactor catastrophe because he said he wanted to help local farmer and he was old so he was going to die anyway.
A 72-year-old man is arrested for allegedly nailing a straw doll bearing the face of Russian President Vladimir Putin to a sacred tree at a Shinto shrine near Tokyo.
— À lire sur english.kyodonews.net/news/2022/06/7ae6b686c16b-japanese-man-arrested-over-putin-straw-doll-nailed-to-shrine-tree.html
TOKYO (Kyodo) — As Japan resumed visa procedures to accept foreign tourists last week, travel companies have been thrown into confusion over the lack
— À lire sur mainichi.jp/english/articles/20220613/p2g/00m/0bu/027000c
AWAJI, Hyogo Prefecture–A “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” collaboration attraction has opened in the Hyogo Prefectural Awaji Island Anime Park “Nijigen no Mori,” where visitors can immerse themselves in the world of the massively popular anime “Demon Slayer.”
— À lire sur www.asahi.com/sp/ajw/articles/14618579
I remember watching one of the videos where a little girl walked alone to bring some parcel to her mom, followed by the watchful eyes of the town’s grandmother but the series goes even further sending kids to walk along busy streets to buy food from the supermarket!
Interesting to u deter and some aspects of the Japanese mentality .
— À lire sur http://www.netflix.com/fr/title/81506279
Japan is increasingly an outlier in a region that is lifting border restrictions and reviving quarantine-free travel.
— À lire sur www.aljazeera.com/economy/2022/4/18/japans-struggling-tourism-sector-despairs-at-lack-of-covid-exit
I thought it was a very interesting article dealing with companies in the tourism industry in Japan. Not very optimistic though!
Like crisp nori on your onigiri? Try this lifehack to wrap it as Japanese convenience stores do
— À lire sur grapee.jp/en/198395
Good news for matcha lovers! Starting today, FamilyMart is releasing 15 different matcha sweets under the title of “Uji Matcha Smothered!”│Sup! OSAKA!
— À lire sur suposaka.net/good-news-for-matcha-lovers-starting-today-familymart-is-releasing-15-different-matcha-sweets-under-the-title-of-uji-matcha-smothered/
You may have heard of the leather, boxy school bag that Japanese elementary school kids use. Called randoseru in Japanese, these bags are expensive–sometimes exorbitantly so–but usually made of quality leather to last the whole six years of elementary school. Once students graduate to junior high school, however, they turn in their…
— À lire sur japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/japanese-company-offers-service-that-converts-your-child’s-school-bag-into-useful-accessories-2
Japan’s killing stone « Sessho-Seki » breaks in half, releasing the spirit of the evil demoness nine-tailed fox Tamamo-no-Mae after 1,000 years
— À lire sur grapee.jp/en/196113