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Sarah Lee Stones · October, 2016

Captivated by Harajuku style and Hello Kitty as a high school student, Sarah has held a deep fascination with Japanese language and culture ever since, and went on to spend seven years living in Kyoto and Osaka.

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Latest posts by Sarah Lee Stones from October, 2016

A short history of Halloween in Japan

Halloween in Japan has become a creepy tour de force. But trick-or-treating has never caught on. Why?

Botched English translation in Kyoto implies elderly people are “terrible drivers”

"Why has the English translation ended up like this? This is offensive to elderly people and unacceptable coming from an international city."

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