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Hanako Tokita · January, 2008

I am a Japanese-English translator based in Tokyo.

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Latest posts by Hanako Tokita from January, 2008

Japan: The Whistle of the Middle East

The sport of handball is receiving the kind of attention from the media and general public it never has before in Japan, as well as in Korea. The dispute came...

Japan: Turn off the lights

Since their introduction in the 1970s, convenience stores, popularly called konbini, have developed into a prominent feature of the Japanese landscape. Now the number has grown to about 45,000 stores,...

Japan: Changing New Year Celebrations

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,...

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


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