Was A Bow Enough For A Tooth In The Fries?

by JapanYay Feed on May 06 2015 |


For now, it seems that bowing deeply is still a standard form of apology in Japanese culture. Traditionally, a convincing bow has been part of the routine for corporate executives and politicians hoping to regain the public faith. Most recently, Sarah Casanova, head of McDonald’s Japan, had to take center stage to apologize. Read full story...

Fashion Speciality Boutiques in Japan

by JapanYay Feed on May 03 2015 |


Specialty fashion boutiques in Japan are popular with customers. The shops are called serekuto shoppu in Japanese. These shops are independent and only sell fashion items and merchandise that the owner chooses. Merchandise reflects the tastes of the individual owners. Read full story...

Project Peace Kitchen Set to Promote Japanese Food Around The World

by JapanYay Feed on May 01 2015 |


Peace Kitchen is a project designed by three Japanese companies NGO Table for Two, umari a project design firm, and a boutique agency called GLIDERS. They want to promote Japanese food and a sense of community through global world events. Read full story...

Japan Launches "Cool Biz" Campaign To Save Energy This Summer

by Dave on May 01 2015 |


It's getting hot in Japan already. So take off all your clothes. The Japanese government doesn't go that far, but starting today it is encouraging everyone in Japan to dress down for work (Yes, the government is asking you to change your clothes!) and for businesses to start conserving energy. Read full story...

THANKS OBAMA! President Obama Thanks Japan for Anime and Emojis

by Dave on Apr 29 2015 |


Japan's Prime Minister visited the White house yesterday. Hey, did you fall asleep reading that sentence? Obama will wake you up. He thanked Japan for all of the Japanese pop culture items that have become popular in the U.S., including Manga, Anime, and enmojis in that group. Thanks Obama! Watch video in the full story. Read full story...

Japan Planning Unmanned Moon Trip In 2018

by Dave on Apr 27 2015 |


Japan is heading to the moon with a robotic probe! Read full story...

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