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Is Pachinko Headed for Extinction in Japan?

Studies reveal huge drop in players, hall operators Casey Baseel reports: A grim mortality rate for pachinko parlor management companies shines a light on the poor health of the industry. I’ve lived in the same neighborhood of Yokohama for more [...]

Marvel-ous in Yokohama

A display to promote the new Spider-Man movie, Spider Man: Homecoming, located inside the Yokohama train station. When I spotted this, while browsing the layers of shopping venues, I got excited, thinking this was the entrance to a comic book [...]

[PHOTOS] An Afternoon Yokohama, Japan

Translated: The kanban says “Family Pub”. Near the Nishi ward office in Yokohama. I wonder how long this establishment has been serving liquor to families? Like many of the building exteriors in the neighborhood, it appears to be [...]

Princess Mako Heading to Altar After 5-Year Romance

Princess Mako, the oldest daughter of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, dated Kei Komuro for about five years before deciding on their upcoming engagement — a happy surprise to her friends and people who have met her during her official visits. [...]

Barbie Cafe, Yokohama Japan

At the heart of the busy streets of Miyagawacho, Yokohama, you can find a small yet an all pretty café called the ”Pink Holiday”. It’s a café that would most certainly make all the pink and Barbie fans fall in love. Yes you guessed it; [...]