Tag Archives: japan

Introducing an Upcoming Talent in Japan – Alexandre Leconte

Imagine a Canadian becoming a massive hit in Japan? Meet Alexandre Leconte. KnowledgeOfAsia.com is always looking for talented expats across Asia who are making a name for themselves. We caught up with Alexandre Leconte who is currently working on a movie about Japan. (More details at his Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/AlexandreLecontePageJapon) Alexandre Leconte is an actor and a new movie ...

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Fukuppy: Fukushima’s New Mascot

What came first? The chicken or the egg? According to the Fukushima Industries Corporation, this egg was born in one of their refrigerators as a genderless mascot for Fukushima that aims to dispel any fears of radiation in Fukushima, where the company’s factory is. Good luck Fukuppy! Here’s Fukuppy in all it’s glory:

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京都観光を楽しむために知っておきたいこと

794年、桓武天皇が京都に都を遷して(平安京)以来、19世紀に首都が東京に遷されるまでの約1100年の間、日本の首都として政治、文化の中心として栄えた街です。現代の目覚ましい発展の中でも、京都で生まれた独特の文化は今も変わらずに生活に根付いています。 京都ホテル -> さらに詳しい情報

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5 Asian Martial Arts You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

There are many martial arts based in Asia… but if asked on the spot we are likely to name any of the major ones like karate, ju-jitsu, chinese gong-fu, tae-kwon-do, judo, etc. This post takes a look at five interesting martial arts from Asia that are not so mainstream, but still as lethal as their popular cousins. 1. Japan – ...

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