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Do You Know Noh?

This article originally featured in the November 2021 issue of Connect.   The story behind this unique form of theater and how a tiny island far from Tokyo became Japan’s preeminent center for Noh. Kimberly Fitzgerald (Niigata)   “I think my nose is too big,”

November Releases

This article originally featured in the November 2021 issue of Connect. Fergus Gregg (Kobe) Movies November 3 What Did You Eat Yesterday? (2021) Riverside Mukkolita (2021) November 5 Eternals (2021) Respect (2021) Antebellum (2020) Pinocchio (2019) November 12 Malignant (2021) Chaos Walking (2021) The Ice Road

November Monthly Language Corner

This article originally featured in the November 2021 issue of Connect. イクラはいくら?How much is salmon roe? Puns in Japanese are usually pretty simple and based on the humor of words with the same sounds and spelling. Learning a few puns (or ダジャレ (dajare)) in Japanese is

CONNECT Magazine Japan #108 November 2021

Salutations loyal readers! Our November issue is now live. A big thank you to our contributors this issue. The team was very excited and worked hard to create this issue. This month you can read up on the recent Tokyo Game Show, pick up some

Yurei-zu

A History of the Horror Aesthetic in Japan This article originally featured in the October 2021 issue of Connect. Jessica Craven (Saitama)  Most people from abroad probably got their first taste of Japanese horror from the smash-hit horror movie The Ring, or the spine-chilling manga of Junji

Documenting the Essential Workers of COVID-Era Japan

This article originally featured in the October 2021 issue of Connect.   Cameron Peagler (Yamaguchi) interviewed by Jessica Craven (Saitama)   The working class has been a subject of portrait and street photographers since the first camera was invented. In the U.S., Lewis Hine captured the heart of the

CONNECT Magazine Japan #107 October 2021

Salutations all! Our first issue for the year 2021-22 is finally live. First and foremost, a big thank you to everyone who contributed to the issue. We took some time getting the new team situated. This month you can read up on what to expect

Connect Magazine Japan #106 July 2021

The end of the year summer special is here! The past year has definitely been a year of ups and downs, but one of the things we’ve always looked forward to was sharing all these stories with you! Thank you to all our readers who

C – The Art Issue #105

  The Art Issue is finally live! First and foremost, a big thank you to everyone who submitted to the issue. We had our work cut out for us. Everyone is so talented and it made choosing our final submissions a challenge. So much so