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Kelsey Lark

Kelsey is a translator and writer who just moved to Tokyo from the countryside. Originally from San Francisco, she loves traveling, cycling, and of course - Japan!

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Terrace House Announces New Series in Tokyo Debuting this May on Netflix

They’re bringing it back to the capital and are already accepting applications.

By 3 min read

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Starbucks has started selling its cherry blossom-themed drinks and products for 2019

The "Sakuraful" Milk Latte and Frappuccino go on sale today, along with a new line of pink products.

By 3 min read

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Fuji Rock Festival 2019 Lineup Announced

Netizens cannot contain their excitement.

By 4 min read

Culture

Netflix’s Rea(L)ove: The Raunchy Japanese Dating Show You’ll Binge in A Day

If Terrace House is the prima donna of Japanese reality TV, then Rea(L)ove is the evil understudy about to sell a scandal to the tabloids.

By 6 min read

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How Bad Has 2019 Been So Far for Gender Equality in Japan?

Bad. The answer is bad.

By 5 min read

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College Couple To Take Wedding Photos in 26 Countries For Marriage Equality in Japan

This lesbian couple is planning a trip around the world to fight for LGBT rights.

By 4 min read

Culture

Here’s What Japanese People Really Think About Marie Kondo

KonMari has gained a cult following abroad but locals ain’t buying.

By 6 min read

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Queen Guitarist and Other Celebrities Sign Petition Against US Base in Okinawa

Brian May and Rola have joined the thousands protesting against military base expansion.

By 3 min read

Culture

People in Osaka Really Hate Train Station Redesigns

So much so they've issued a petition against Osaka Metro.

By 2 min read

Culture

Your Favorite Terrace House Couple is Back on TV

Catch up with Shubasa in their new 4-part series commercial for the PS4.

By 2 min read

Culture

Idol Managers Poll Twitter to Ask if Secretly Married Member Should be Fired

Fans were polled to decide boy band member’s fate after he broke the "no relationships" policy.

By 4 min read