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3 Couple saying goodbye as Tohoku Shinkansen bullet train departs from Tokyo

Happy 50th Birthday To Japan’s Fastest Bullet Train!

BY JERRY LEON Ceremonial launch of 1964 shinkansen bullet train from Tokyo to Osaka. Photo: telegraph.co.uk Central Japan Railway (JR Tokai) celebrated the 50th anniversary of the country’s first shinkansen “bullet train”, in a ceremony at Tokyo’s central station. Company workers and guests were in attendance as the N700A, the company’s newest high-speed rail train, took […]

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Tokyo Streets Dominated By Real-Life Mario Karts

BY JST NEWS Your childhood dream comes true every month on the streets of Tokyo. This weekend, large groups of your favorite characters from Mario Kart zipped through big road to tiny alleys, in full on cosplay fashion. Thanks to a go-cart rental company Akiba Cart who organizes monthly events in Japan’s capital for fans […]

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New Smartphone Technology Ensures You’re Buying Prada, NOT Prado!

BY TEAM JST Many girls travel to Asia with the hopes of scoring luggage full of fake handbags, making the counterfeit bag market a multi-billion dollar business. The market has gotten so large that it’s hard to identify which ones are Prada or Prodo. NEC – a large Japanese multinational provider of IT services and products – […]

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How To Eat Like A Samurai In Japan

BY DRISANA MISRA During the Edo Period (1603-1868), a typical samurai meal consisted of a bowl of husked rice, an unassuming grilled fish, and a dish of some sort of pickled vegetable, perhaps garnished with shaved daikon radish. Unadorned, yet riddled with nutrients, these meals reflect what we understand today as bushido aesthetic and discipline. Nowadays, […]

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40 Restaurants In L.A. & NYC Serving Japanese Food You’d Fly To Tokyo For

BY TEAM JST Photo: Sushi Nakazawa, NYC Oishii! If you didn’t know, that means “delicious” in Japanese. And that’s what you’ll say after devouring all the Japanese food you can get in both L.A. and NYC this November! To promote Tokyo as a delectable destination for today’s stylish foodies like yourself, Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is launching […]

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10 Around The World Events You Don’t Want To Miss This Weekend

BY TEAM JST Where to go? What to do? Need your weekend filled up? Pump up your artistic and cultural styles with these epic events in Chicago, San Francisco, New York City, London, Berlin, Paris and Tokyo! 1. October 1 – 5 (Chicago): Via Festival Via Festival is all about bringing audio-visual innovation to the Windy […]

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Your Jetset Lowdown This Morning

BY TEAM JST You might’ve been too busy city hopping this weekend to notice some big breaking jetset news. No worries, we’ve got you covered.  1. La classe! Virgin Australia has unveiled a new business class suite which includes: lie-flat beds, new bars, multiple light settings and a special tablet holder. How’s that for luxury travel! […]

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