February 2010

This is a translation of a poll done in which women in their 20s were asked about the moments they felt glad to have been born Japanese. Here’s the list: Being moved by the deliciousness of rice and miso soup. / Eating Japanese food. Regularly bathing in hot water. / Taking hot baths and entering […]

This is a very sad story out of Osaka that illustrates the tragedy that can result from a breakdown in communication. Makoto Hamada, a 42 year old cook, killed his 42 year old wife, 15 year old son, and 12 year old daughter while distraught over 5,000,000 yen in debt. He strangled the three in […]