Alison Muir
Alison Muir




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If you’ve been into a game arcade anytime in the past fifteen years or so, you’ve probably heard of Dance Dance Revolution. A dan… more


Golden Week

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Japanese people have a reputation for being some of the most conscientious workers in the world, but there's one period every yea… more


Japanese Writing

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Although a national survey hasn’t been carried out since 1948, the literacy rate in Japan is often claimed to be 99%. Realistical… more


The Takarazuka Revue

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In the Takarazuka Revue, all the women are beautiful – and so are the men. The motto of the Takarazuka Revue is "kiyoku, tadas… more


Toilets in Japan

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Few things in Japan leave a bigger impression on the first-time visitor than Japanese toilets. In Australia, toilets tend not to … more


The Freeter Phenomenon

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One Japanese icon that is recognised worldwide is the stereotype of the ‘salaryman’. You’re probably aware of it, even if you’d n… more