Summer 2016

Japan Info is the free electronic newsletter of the Japan Information Center
at the Consulate General of Japan in New York.

Flowers Blooming in the Sumer Night Sky

There is nothing that quite says summer in Japan like fireworks. Many Japanese people across the country love going to see fireworks to enjoy the warm summer evenings, enticing food stalls, and beautiful displays that light up the night sky....

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Tsu Gyoza

Japan’s Intriguing “B-Class Cuisine” in NYC

“B-Class Cuisine,” or B-kyu gurume (gourmet), may not sound appetizing, it is actually all about being delicious. The phrase, which was coined in the 1980s, began as a backlash against the idea that food could be evaluated solely on its cost or the rarity of its ingredients....

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MTA Train

Finding Japan on the NYC Subway

The New York City Subway system is a vital part of the lives of the city’s over 8.5 million residents. Some aspects of the subway system are easily identified...What many of New York’s straphangers may not know is that their trains also have connections to Tokyo...

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Young Girls

Kids’Korner: Summer Vacation

What do you like doing over summer vacation? In Japan, as in the U.S., summer vacation is a time to have fun and enjoy the warm weather, spend time with friends and family, or go on vacation; but... Japanese students generally only receive five weeks...

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