Monthly Archives: March 2015

Harajuku: A magnet for fashion fans (for Japan Connection)

TOKYO –– With its motley collection of small boutiques catering to almost every known breed of fashionista, Japan’s Harajuku is deserving of all the recognition it gets in the world’s major fashion centers. Read the rest of this entry

Englishisation: Is it working? (for EURObiZ Japan, Japan Today)

TOKYO — Yuki Wachi and her husband cannot speak English, but they send their five-year-old daughter Tamami to a preschool where English is the primary language of instruction. Once Tamami finishes kindergarten and enters the Japanese public school system, Wachi and her husband will commit an additional ¥100,000 per month to after school English lessons for their daughter. Read the rest of this entry

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