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A Sailing Tradition
The Shima Peninsula, which is located in southern Mie Prefecture, along with the surrounding Ise-Shima National Park, is mostly privately owned: A remarkable ninety-six percent of the land, in fact.
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The mysterious first images of our short fiction film, shot in Tokyo with Eric Wareheim (Master of None)
The team at Pen Magazine International is pleased to present the first images of our short fiction film, shot in Tokyo by Jean-Baptiste Braud.
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CULTURE
The Best of Japanese Boogie Funk All on One Disc
Specialising in the re-release of rare and sometimes unknown soul albums, the label Cultures of Soul has turned its attention to 80s music from Japan and, more specifically, female singers.
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The Splendors of Imperial Japan
Considered to be an important revolutionary period, the Meiji era, from 1868 to 1912 was incredibly important in terms of Japan's modernisation.
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A Café with a Garden View, Where Adults Can Feel Free to Drop in on Alone
Naka-Karuizawa is located in the central part of Karuizawa Town.
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An Inn that Established New Standards for Japanese Resorts
The Hoshino area of Karuizawa, in which Hoshinoya is located, is full of nature, bisected by the Yukawa River, a tributary of the Chikumagawa River, and surrounded by an expansive forest...

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