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Canadian here. Most of our banking is electronic in Canada and I just don’t physical currency much. I mostly stuck with using paper currency in Japan this past summer....
Anyone else feel that? Strongest earthquake I’ve been in.
A powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the country's central region on Monday.
Changes in Japanese lifestyles are being reflected by the emergence of new types of kotatsu — traditionally, internally heated tables usually draped with a futon quilt to retain the warmth.
The dynamic pricing scheme allows the prices of vending machine items to be raised when demand is high and lowered when sales are low.
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan's ruling parties on Thursday approved tax reform plans for fiscal 2024 to support inflation-hit households and child-rearing fa
A Japanese court on Tuesday found three former soldiers guilty of sexually assaulting a female colleague, in a victory for the victim whose battle for justice challenged taboos in a traditional, male-dominated society.
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan will start issuing new 10,000 yen ($69), 5,000 yen and 1,000 yen banknotes on July 3, marking the first redesign in about two d
The choice came as tax hikes and cuts were heavily covered in the news and discussed among policymakers.
Some people on social media expressed anger at the character's skirt being flipped and said it 'set a bad example for children.'
Internet references conflating the two films drew anger in Japan, which was twice attacked by nuclear weapons during the second world war
As such names have increased, so has attention to cases of people unhappy with them. But critics say new rules may infringe on the right to be creative.
The annual ranking by Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance, released Monday, showed that unisex names have risen in popularity.
NIIGATA -- A symposium on making gender-neutral school uniforms inclusive of students in the LGBTQ+ community was held Nov. 18 in this central Japan prefectural capital.
I’ve been trying to find some good restaurants to go to when I visit Tokyo around New Year’s. I live near Nagoya, which has a few good western dining options, but isn’t quite so good for Malaysian, Burmese, or Middle Eastern. I generally find Gurunavi and Tabelog overwhelming unless you’re searching for one specific area...
Over 30% of those 65 or older fall below poverty line after death of spouses
Mt. Fuji may lose its World Heritage status if it can't control overtourism. But one proposed solution - a railway - has critics up in arms.
Dear cozy little Lemmy World Japan Life community,...
Negative reaction to unfair comparison between ryokan and hotel experiences prompts video takedown.
I live in Aichi, and I’m planning on visiting Tokyo over the New Years holidays. I’ll have a few days when I’m not meeting friends, and as I can’t travel often due to my health, I’d like to make the most of Tokyo’s wider variety of restaurants while I can. Nagoya doesn’t have the variety of international cuisine...
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The recent suicide of an actress from Japan's all-female musical theater company Takarazuka Revue was due to overworking and bullying
I thought the seemingly constant requests to update or verify your information was supposed to stop this!
Japan's real wages dropped 2.4% in September from a year earlier.