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Hanako Tokita · November, 2007

I am a Japanese-English translator based in Tokyo.

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Latest posts by Hanako Tokita from November, 2007

Japan: Environmentally-friendly coffin

Blogger Kaz introduces and talks about environmentally-friendly paper coffins, which he found in an advertisement put by an ISO14001 certified funeral company. The paper coffins reduce the amount of fuel...

Japan:Travelogue from Georgia

Japanese blogger and blog journalism analyst Fujishiro Hiroyuki of Gatonews has posted a three-part travelogue, recording his trip to Georgia last month[Ja]. (1, 2, and 3) The series describes his...

Japan: Has Beaujolais Nouveau gone sour?

As the date changes at midnight on the third Thursday of November, corks come out of bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau and the celebration begins — in Japan. This has been...

Japan: Fingerprints, mugshot, welcome to Japan

Despite protests from human rights organizations and the foreign community, new immigration procedures, which require all non-Japanese citizens over 16 years of age to be fingerprinted and photographed when entering...

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I write for gyaku, a bilingual Japanese/English media project based in Japan.


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