Romance in Kyoto

Kyoto seems like a natural setting for a love story. A charming film called Impossible to Imagine, follows a cross cultural relationship and sheds light on some of the city’s hidden aspects.

What next for women?

Women in Japan are sometimes regarded as having a lower social status than men. They also face limited professional opportunities. However, author Bill Emmott says females are crucial to Japan’s economic destiny.

Jumping for joy

Mayumi Hirata’s photographs capture the energy of Japanese people who live abroad.

Ghostly business meetings never end

The spirits of departed workers take a keen interest in the lives of their living colleagues.