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How To Buy Wireless Earphones On Cheero Japan  

[ad_1] Choosing the right wireless earphones has become tough with so many options available, each with its own style and features, making it hard to find the perfect fit for your needs and budget. Popular Japanese earbud brands like Sony, Audio-Technica, Cheero, and Panasonic dominate the global market for their superior audio quality, boasting crisp …

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Separate Spousal Surnames: Japan Business Group Says Law Must Change

[ad_1] In Japan, a Meiji-era law adopted from Europe means that Japanese couples have to use a single last name. Recently, there’s been growing support behind changing this. This week, the head of Japan’s largest business association threw his hat into the ring, saying that not allowing couples to use separate spousal surnames poses a …

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When Eating Kaiten Sushi, Don’t Make This Fatal Mistake

[ad_1] Kaiten sushi, or revolving conveyor belt sushi, is a fun Japanese culinary experience. Recently, despite being the subject of some controversy, it’s been making a comeback. If you’re worried about breaching etiquette at a kaiten sushi restaurant, don’t sweat it. Rest assured that even Japanese people don’t always get it right. Indeed, in a …

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Susukino Beheading: Why a Japanese Family is Standing Trial

[ad_1] Japan has less than 1,000 murders per year. That makes any murder here news. The case of 30-year-old Tamura Runa (田村瑠奈), however, has drawn particular interest. One reason is the grisly method of murder: beheading. The other is that Tamura’s parents, Osamu and Hiroko, are standing trial for aiding and abetting the crime. We …

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Tokyo’s New Dating App Wants All Your Personal Information

[ad_1] The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is launching a government-run dating app that employs AI to pair marriage-hunting users.  The goal is to promote marriage and families as Japan’s population continues to decline. However, it’s gonna require a lot of info from you if you want to use it, up to and including your current …

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In First, Gay Couple in Japan Wins Common Law Marriage Designation

[ad_1] Same-sex couples in Japan are still fighting for recognition of their rights from Japan’s national government. Against that backdrop, a local government took a historic step in May by granting a male couple’s union an official designation as a common-law marriage. Now, it seems other local governments are poised to follow suit. Husband, unregistered …

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Are Japan’s Transportation Cards at Risk of Going Extinct?

[ad_1] They’re handy and convenient, and you can even buy groceries with them. Japan’s Integrated Circuit (IC) transportation cards are one of the things that make travel anywhere in Japan easy. However, recently, several local bus and transportation companies said they simply can’t afford to continue supporting the system that enables them. What does this …

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New Reports on Manga Author Ashihara Hinako’s Death Poorly Received

[ad_1] (Note: This story discusses suicide.) It’s been half a year since the world lost manga author Ashihara Hinako (芦原妃名子). The talent behind the series Sexy Tanaka-san, about a working woman in her 40s who takes up bellydancing as a form of self-expression, showcased the diversity and depth of manga as an artistic genre. In …

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