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Explore the culture, lifestyle, and excitement of studying abroad in Japan.

Top Tokyo museums

Tokyo National Museum

Okay, it’s certainly a matter of opinion.  But this is at least a place to start. Here’s a short list of must-see museums in Tokyo. …
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What Is Chindogu?

Chindogu

Wikipedia calls chindogu (珍道具–literally, chin dogu, unusual tool)) the Japanese art of inventing ingenious everyday gadgets that, on the face of it, seem like an…
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Celebrate this!—Takoage-Gassen

Kite flying festival, Japan

The Takoage-Gassen (凧揚げ合戦) , or Kite-Fighting Contest, is a spectacular festival of some 100 large kites (tako)  flying in the sky over the Nakatajima Dunes,…
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