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What is Ozoni, Japan’s Traditional Soup that Ushers in the New Year?

In Japan, people eat a traditional dish called “ozoni” at the start of a new year. The ingredients and flavors of this soup may vary depending on the region…


Wow-j.com – November 16, 2017

Japanese kanji of the year is ‘north’ – thanks to Kim Jong-un

Every December the people of Japan select a kanji character that best sums up the social and political zeitgeist of the previous 12 months…


TheGuardian.com – December 12, 2017

Emotional Pictures Capture Spirit Of Japanese-American WWII Vets

A new book titled The Go for Broke Spirit, by photographer Shane Sato, honors these tremendous sacrifices by preserving the stories and portraits of Japanese-American WWII veterans..


Buzzfeed.com – November 11, 2017

Japanese American Confinement Sites

Congress established the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) grant program (Public Law 109-441, 120 Stat. 3288) for the preservation and interpretation of U.S. confinement sites where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II.


Nps.gov – Oct 16, 2017

“WE ARE NOT GOING TO ROUND THEM UP!”

Hiroshi Miyamura and his hometown had a lot in common. They believed in America.


TheRepublic.com – June 20, 2013

OF SPIES AND G-MEN

How the U.S. Government turned Japanese Americans into enemies of the state.


Densho.org – Sept 28, 2017

13 Delicious Japanese Foods That Aren’t Sushi

With its stunning natural landscape and strong cultural identity, Japan is a once-in-a-lifetime holiday destination. The East Asian island is also home to some deliciously fresh cuisine.


Japaninsides.com – Sept 20, 2017

Japan sends in experts to rescue world’s bedraggled bonsais

Tokyo has targeted some 40 traditional gardens in need of immediate repair, with a team set to travel to Romania and the US


TheGuardian.com – Oct 5, 2017