ABC OnlineChinese ships in disputed waters after Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe sends ...ABC OnlineThree Japanese ministers also visited the Yasukuni Shrine in downtown Tokyo on Saturday, the first cabinet ministers to join a pilgrimage by 100 politicians to the spot condemned by China and Korea as a symbol of Japan's wartime aggression.and more […]
RocketNews24New 'Shrine Cafe' in Tokyo offers fortune-telling and counseling services with ...RocketNews24In the picture above, you may recognize the distinctive red and white garb of the miko, or Shinto shrine priestess/maiden (巫女), from facets of Japanese popular culture. In particular, Sailor Moon's Rei Hino and Inuyasha's Kikyo come t […]
Sears: Imagine yourself as a good SamaritanAuburn CitizenEven more helpful was what I will call the Samaritan-like attitude that pervaded among the people, particularly in Japan. Once, in Tokyo, I pointed to a shrine that I wanted to visit. It required transferring from one subway line to another. When I ...
Popularity of shrine weddings in Shimane rises with princess's marriageAsahi ShimbunIZUMO, Shimane Prefecture--Japanese couples are showing increasing interest in holding Shinto-style wedding ceremonies at shrines in the Sanin region in light of the recent marriage of an imperial family princess, according to wedding-related companies.
The Japan TimesNegative impact of 1964 Olympics profoundThe Japan Times... city and the nation. In the final installment of a five-part series running this month, best-selling author Robert Whiting, who lived in Japan at the time, focuses on the environmental and human impact that resulted from hosting the event. .... I ...and more »