“Samui des ne!” season has begun with the arrival of November. For November’s issue our team has sourced some incredible pieces for you to indulge yourself with! We get hyped for Onsen season, learn about the mental health benefits of kendo, a gamers account of what went down at Tokyo game show 2019, an ambitious Gunma JETs journey of traveling tohoku for 6 different summer festivals in 6 days and learn more about Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota and much more! This month we also welcome three new team members: Eli Ferster (General Section Editor), Clare Braganza (Community Section Editor and Rebecca Ruth (Brand new role of Language Section Editor.) Jump right in!