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The Moment You Realize Your Tattoo Doesn’t Mean What You Thought

Tattoos -- especially those depicting Kanji characters -- have become some of the most talked about body art failures in Asia during the 2014...

Japan Forum on International Relations Urges Nation’s Acceptance for Skilled Immigration

A leading international think tank is urging Japan to open up its traditionally restrictive immigration system to incoming skilled immigration. The proposal by the Japan...

Lafcadio Hearn: The Greek National Poet of Japan

Lafcadio Hearn, known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo, was an international writer best known for his presentation of Japan and its culture in the...

147 Ancient Greek Artifacts to Travel to Japan

A major temporary exhibition, entitled “The Golden Legend,” will be held at the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo and two other venues in Japan...

Greek Atomic Energy Agency Issues List of Precautions for Greeks in Japan

The Greek Atomic Energy Agency considers the nuclear situation in Japan to be declining. Recently the agency has issued a new list of precautions...

A Greek Techy Is Part of the Google Japan Team Improving Maps App

The internationally composed Google Japan unit is always looking for the latest trends and advances in technology. Recently, five techies on the team --...

Greek Architect Wins Gardening World Cup in Japan

While some people dream of winning the football the basketball world cups, Konstantina Stara claimed the most prestigious award in Japan's gardening realm. Stara won the gold...

A Greek Taverna in Tokyo

Translated by Anna Maria Delinasiou I found myself in the country of the rising sun. I was a guest at a Japanese friend’s house and...

Greece Goes After Japanese Tourists

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefaloyianni is eying Japan as a source of more visitors and talked about it in a meeting with Chairman of...

Tsolakidis Wins Silver Medal at World Championships

Vassilis Tsolakidis won the silver medal in the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo on the 16th of October, ranking second in the parallel...