· January, 2008

Stories about Japan from January, 2008

Japan: Kizasi

  9 January 2008

Serkantoto at Asiajin introduces readers to the Japanese blog search engine and analyzer Kizasi.

Japan: Wasabi Plant

  8 January 2008

Want to grow wasabi in your apartment? Harvey from JapanNewbie has the experience to share.

Japan: Changing New Year Celebrations

  7 January 2008

New Year's Day is the most important holiday for many people in Japan, where anything "first of the year" bears a special value: first day of the year, first sunrise, first dream, first sales...

Japan: The other side of the chasm

  5 January 2008

From the perspective of global communication, one may say that the world today is divided into two groups: those who are connected to the Internet and those who are not. The "chasm" between these two worlds was the topic of a post last week at the Uncategorizable Blog, where the question was posed: How does the world of Internet users look to someone who is not connected? In a post entitled "The other side of the chasm," blogger essa draws on the relationship between uni- and multicellular life, and the relationship between humans and their dogs, to suggest a possible answer.

Japan: Top 50 blogs

  5 January 2008

Serkan at Tokyotronic translates a list of Japan's 50 top blogs (according to Technorati) into English.

Japan: Rice Cooker Test

  4 January 2008

James from Japan Probe blogs a local test on the relation between rice cooker and the taste of rice.

Japan: Top blogger calls it quits, again

  1 January 2008

Asiajin reports that Wakatsuki Chinatsu, Japan's top blogger, who in late November declared that she would take a break from blogging only to change her mind [ja] shortly thereafter, has decided to call it quits for real this time.

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