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Meet Tamiko Honda: The 90-Year-Old McDonald’s Employee with 23 Years of Dedication

The Remarkable Routine of Tamiko Honda In the heart of Kumamoto City’s Chuo-ku district in Japan, you’ll find an extraordinary person who has achieved legendary status in the realm of fast-food employment. Meet Tamiko Honda, a 90-year-old who proudly claims the title of the most devoted employee in McDonaldland. For the past 23 years, Tamiko […]

Daisugi: An Ancient Japanese Agricultural Technique for Sustainable High-Quality Wood

Daisugi is a traditional agricultural technique in Japan that involves cultivating trees vertically to obtain high-quality timber. This technique originated in the Kitayama region of Kyoto Prefecture and has been used by local farmers for centuries. Here’s everything you need to know about daisugi and its benefits. Origin and History of Daisugi The practice of […]

Japanese Scientists Reveal Microplastics are Present in Clouds

Microplastics Found in Clouds Impacting Climate, Japanese Study Reveals Japanese scientists have discovered the presence of microplastics in clouds, shedding light on a potentially impactful yet poorly understood aspect of climate change. Collecting Cloud Water In a study published in the journal Environmental Chemistry Letters, Japanese researchers embarked on an ambitious mission to collect water […]

A Japanese Company Is 3D Printing Small Homes at the Price of a Car

The Advancements of 3D Printing in Architecture In today’s world, it seems like almost everything can be 3D printed, and architecture is no exception. Many architectural firms are wholeheartedly embracing 3D printing as their preferred method for constructing buildings. The trend of 3D-printed architecture is steadily gaining popularity and momentum, and it’s not surprising considering […]

Japan’s Population Sees First-Ever 10% Share of Those Aged 80 and Above

Japan’s Elderly Population Surpasses 10% Milestone According to government data released on Sunday, individuals aged 80 and over now constitute more than 10 percent of Japan’s population, marking the first time this threshold has been reached. Japan, renowned for having the world’s highest proportion of elderly citizens, is grappling with the challenges of managing a […]

Japan Airlines Wants to Help You Travel Without Luggage

Enhancing Travel Comfort with Clothing Rentals When embarking on a journey, three essentials often come to mind: accommodation, food, and clothing. But why is it that while hotels and restaurants cater to lodging and dining needs, clothing remains an overlooked aspect of travel preparation? Moriya’s Innovative Idea Moriya recognized this gap and presented her solution […]

In Japan, $9 an Hour Gets You a Middle-Aged Companion for Multiple Roles

Unconventional Business: Takanobu Nishimoto’s “Ossan Rental” Takanobu Nishimoto, a 50-year-old fashion consultant, has been running an unconventional business from his home in Tokyo since 2012. His online service, known as “Ossan Rental,” provides an intriguing twist to the concept of rental services. The World of “Ossan” Rental “Ossan,” a somewhat derogatory term referring to middle-aged […]

Japanese Man Breaks Consecutive Pull-Up Record with Impressive 650+ Reps

Kenta Adachi, a dedicated fitness enthusiast from Japan, achieved an extraordinary milestone by completing a staggering 651 consecutive pull-ups on March 4, 2022. This remarkable feat earned him the prestigious title of holding the world record for the most consecutive pull-ups. Qualifying for the Record To secure this impressive record, Kenta Adachi adhered to strict […]

Japanese Tourist Files Police Report Over Exorbitant Dish at Seafood Paradise in Singapore

A Japanese tourist’s attempt to savor Singapore’s renowned chili crab turned into a dining debacle when she visited Seafood Paradise at Clarke Quay. Junko Shinba recounted her frustrating experience, stating that she and her family and friends dined at the restaurant after a sightseeing tour on August 19. What was intended to be a delightful […]

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