Autumn 2015

Autumn Leaves
Japan Info is a seasonal newsletter published by the Japan Information Center of the Consulate General of Japan in New York that brings you the latest topics, trends, and events bridging Japan and the greater New York area.
Gokasho Bay

An Inviting Destination:
Ise-Shima and the G7

With an ancient history, abundant natural beauty, and cultural charm, Ise-Shima is set to be a picturesque host for the 2016 G7 Summit.

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Girl in Kimono

Kids’ Korner:
Special Numbers, 7-5-3?

In Japan the ages 3, 5, and 7 are very important. Learn how families celebrate these occasions.

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Kumamoto Ramen

Ramen, a Culinary Delight in NYC

Ramen, a popular Japanese noodle dish, has made itself a home in New York.

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Painting on the Mongols

After Eight Centuries Underwater, the Mongol Fleet May Make Landfall in Japan

A shipwreck from Kublai Khan's fleet was found off the coast of Japan earlier this year. Learn about the Mongol invasions and the preservation efforts of Japanese researchers.

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A Shinkansen

A Bullet Train in New York?

Learn about the history of the Shinkansen and how you might someday see one in New York.

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Japan Info is a publication of the Consulate General of Japan in New York. However, the opinions and materials contained herein do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Government of Japan.

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