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Tokyo Fashion News: Daimaru Department Store in Central Tokyo

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Tokyo Fashion News: Daimaru Department Store in Central Tokyo Kanako Itamae and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo train station is a major link to other parts of Japan because of the shinkansen train system. The size of this station is enormous and it is easy to get lost because this train station is extremely […]

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Early Photography in Japan and Japanese Ladies by Ogawa Kazumasa

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Early Photography in Japan and Japanese Ladies by Ogawa Kazumasa Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times The photography of Ogawa Kazumasa in this article is based on images of Japanese ladies in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. In each image you will find nothing revolutionary nor will you find a “hidden mystery.” However, […]

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Hanabi Taikai and Japanese Culture and Traditions

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Hanabi Taikai and Japanese Culture and Traditions Hiroshi Saito and Sarah Deschamps Modern Tokyo Times The hanabi taikai season will witness countless firework festivals all over Japan throughout July and August. Therefore, whole communities will be gearing up for another hanabi taikai season all over this country whereby people can enjoy amazing firework displays. For […]

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Japan Art and the Diverse Artistic Nature of Yorozu Tetsugoro: Son of Iwate

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Japan Art and the Diverse Artistic Nature of Yorozu Tetsugoro: Son of Iwate Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times All too often in the old world many artists died from tuberculosis and complications related to this terrible killer. Sadly Yorozu Tetsugoro was another victim to this potent killer therefore he died relatively young. Yorozu Tetsugoro […]

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Tokyo Fashion News: Louis Vuitton and the Japanese Apple Pie

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Tokyo Fashion News: Louis Vuitton and the Japanese Apple Pie Tomoko Hara and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times Louis Vuitton remains firmly committed to the Japanese luxury market because of the vibrant nature of this sector in the land of the rising sun. Indeed, this sector is extremely resilient even in negative economic times providing […]

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Obama tells Saudi Arabia that US values Riyadh: Sharia law and Exporting Hatred

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Obama tells Saudi Arabia that US values Riyadh: Sharia law and Exporting Hatred Ramazan Khalidov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If you want to visit a nation state that supports apartheid law to the absolute, then welcome to Saudi Arabia. Yes, in the land of Saudi Arabia not one single Buddhist temple, Christian […]

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China: Confused Approach To Minority Issues

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China: Confused Approach To Minority Issues Mr. Bhaskar Roy Chennai Centre for China Studies The recent (March 01) attack by eight Uighurs including two women at the Kunming railway station killing thirty people and injuring many more may suggest that the tactics of the Uighur separatists in the western region of Xinjiang may be changing. […]

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Japan Tourism in Stunning Wakayama: Negoro-ji and Buddhism

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Japan Tourism in Stunning Wakayama: Negoro-ji and Buddhism Walter Sebastian and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Wakayama prefecture is a perfect place to visit for tourists who adore culture, architecture, the richness of Buddhism, the indigenous faith of Shintoism, stunning beaches, an amazing castle, and because of multiple other factors. Also, the closeness of […]

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Osaka Fashion News: Vibrant Shinsaibashi

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Osaka Fashion News and Vibrant Shinsaibashi Michel Lebon and Hiroshi Saito Modern Tokyo Times The city of Osaka is a mega-city which appeals strongly to fashion lovers because you are spoilt for choice in this powerful part of Japan. Osaka needs to be fully recognized for its purchasing power and the vibrancy of its culture. […]

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Religious Tensions in Myanmar: China, Japan, India and US in Geopolitical Game

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Religious Tensions in Myanmar: China, Japan, India and US in Geopolitical Game Ri Kuk-Chol and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Myanmar (Burma) appears to be at a major crossroads because past intransigence is now being followed by a possible thaw, whereby this nation comes in from the “international cold.” Of course, […]

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