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Support Japanese-Related Nonprofits on #GivingTuesday

We stuffed ourselves with Thanksgiving turkey, shopped ‘til we dropped on Black Friday, and purchased even more presents online during Cyber Monday. Now it’s time to give back to our communities on #GivingTuesday. Known as the start of the charitable season, #GivingTuesday is a global movement that encourages everyone to support a cause of their choice. That support can come in the form of a … Continue reading Support Japanese-Related Nonprofits on #GivingTuesday

20 Japanese Restaurants in NYC Receive Michelin Stars

On Election Day, the world’s oldest restaurant guide announced the New York City restaurants elected to receive the coveted Michelin stars. Seventy-six restaurants in New York City earned stars, and 20 of them are Japanese establishments. Seven are new to the list, including one that closed a month before the Michelin announcement. Sushi Nakazawa finally grabbed an elusive star, after five years of being snubbed. … Continue reading 20 Japanese Restaurants in NYC Receive Michelin Stars
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The Kitano Hotel New York Offers Guests and Locals “the New York Feel with Japanese Hospitality”

Nestled among the tranquil, tree-lined streets of Murray Hill, The Kitano Hotel is an oasis to guests from around the world, offering luxurious accommodations and omotenashi, the Japanese concept of providing outstanding hospitality. The 18-story hotel towers over some of New York City’s most magnificent turn-of-the-century dwellings, offering spectacular views of great city landmarks. Once owned by the Rockefeller family, The Kitano Hotel New York opened its doors in 1973 … Continue reading The Kitano Hotel New York Offers Guests and Locals “the New York Feel with Japanese Hospitality”
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Through Technology, Japanese Picture Book Artist Akihiro Nishino’s World Comes to Life in Exhibition

In February of 2013 Akihiro Nishino, a Japanese comedian and children’s book author/illustrator, held his first solo exhibition in New York. To have the sketches of his books displayed at One Art Space in Tribeca, Nishino raised more than $40,000 through a crowdfunding campaign. Fast-forward five years, and Nishino is back for his second solo exhibition, celebrating his most recent book, Poupelle of Chimney Town, … Continue reading Through Technology, Japanese Picture Book Artist Akihiro Nishino’s World Comes to Life in Exhibition
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Japanese Company C3fit Produces High Performance Sportswear

Fitness-conscious New Yorkers have endless possibilities when it comes to their workout clothes. But how many clothing companies can say their products are certified as General Medical Devices? Japanese high performance sportswear company C3fit can. Using the highest standard Lycra Sport material and employing a highly technical manufacturing process, C3fit is a global brand that has created products that increase blood circulation and reduce swelling. … Continue reading Japanese Company C3fit Produces High Performance Sportswear