It’s early September in Akihabara, a district of Tokyo bustling with young people and foreign tourists. As night begins to envelop the city, an elegant-looking billboard emblazoned with the words “Nadeshiko Sushi” lights up on a small back street. Patrons are greeted by a chorus of “welcomes” from female staffRead More →

Dear readers, This weekend, Halloween revelers around the world will be celebrating in the streets, and among the crowds of extravagant ensembles, you’ll inevitably find the ubiquitous costume favorite: witches. Pop culture has often portrayed the mythical beings with green skin, flying broomsticks or black cats. Whether they bring fright,Read More →