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A veteran Japanese stylist, Kei is brilliant at creating elegant and sexy long hairstyles. Until 6/30, he is offering a special promotion at Warren-Tricomi's Flatiron location. When you make an appointment with Kei, a haircut will be $80 (reg. $160) with a free scalp treatment ($40 value). Removing dirt from clogged pores can reduce inflammation and hair loss, and it is essential for maintaining healthy hair.
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Step into the World of Kaguya Hime

Japanese celebrate Hina Matsuri or the Girls’ Day in March. For this occasion, we demystify Japan’s most popular princess story, Kaguya Hime....
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PURIBOOTH: Giving Purikura a New Face

Purikura, hugely popular photo stickers in the pop culture in Japan, finally arrived in the U.S. Now the booth called PURIBOOTH is set up in Mars New York in NJ....
Japanese Culture

Pack a Boxed Lunch Like a Pro

Mr. Furukawa of BentOn introduces the art of bento and shares tips to arrange food items into a small container, bento box....
Japanese Recipe

Sake Kasu Salmon

Chef Dale Talde of TALDE creates an intriguing salmon dish by using Japanese traditional ingredient, sake kasu (sake lees)....
Japanese Resaurant Review

TOTTO RAMEN Midtown East

In addition to their signature chicken “paitan” ramen, TOTTO RAMEN Midtown East offers more elaborate menus such as dishes with Hawaiian and Taiwanese twists....
Sake & Shochu Sommelier

Beer Embracing Subtropical Climate

Located in Okinawa, a region known for mild subtropical weather, Orion Breweries, Ltd. produces refreshing and crisp beers that go well with umami-rich local dishes....
Beauty & Health Interview

A Lifelong Love Affair with Hair

Harumi of Salon Jatel talks about her career path, and she shares how to maintain healthy and beautiful hair....
Japanese Shops

Salonpas DEEP Relieving Gel

Salonpas DEEP Relieving Gel from Hisamitsu Pharmaceuticals, Co., Inc. helps you alleviate your body pain by penetrating deep into your body....
Japanese Language Lesson

Japanese Crossword

Do you know Japanese culture? Test yourself with our fun, new Japanese crossword puzzle...
Travel to Japan

Beautiful Lakes in Japan

There are a number of beautiful lakes in Japan. Here we introduce selected lakes where you can enjoy magnificent views, wildlife and activities....
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Taro Hakase

World-renowned violinist, Taro Hakase will be bringing one of his high spectacle pop performances to New York City on Dec. 5...
Cool Japan

In the Pink

Enjoy spring with cute Japanese ume (plum) blossoms. Here we introduce some ideas to decorate your room with the plum-inspired pink color....
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