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Monday, December 25, 2017
Off to Tosa Yamada to find out more about Tosa Blades
The first step in making a sickle: wedge steel in between the iron, melt it in a forge that is of 1000 degrees Celsius, and hit it with...
Information gathered at the Kochi Prefecture Coral Association
Have you ever heard of a coral wedding anniversary? It’s the 35th anniversary of a wedding. Why not gift a coral product to your parents...
Painting the healing powers of coral raised in Kochi’s nature: Japanese painter, Akemi Ochi
Ms. Ochi and Cho CIR I can’t believe there are ways to use coral other than for accessories. That surprise was our first impressi...
Kochi Lifestyle Q&A : What are the traffic rules for bicycles?
It has now been 2 years since I came to Japan. One area where I felt the cultural difference was with “bicycles”. (I come from Sou...
Friday, September 29, 2017
Do you know about Halal food? The Availability of Halal Food in Kochi
At a grilled meat restaurant a Japanese man is talking with a Muslim woman. The man notices a dubious expression on the woman’s face as ...
Kochi has one too! Halal Restaurant Eating worry-free at Bali Jasmine
Marisa, Kochi City CIR Fashionable interior with Bali decorations. If you go along the street in Yanagimachi, north of Obiyamach...
A product that people all around the world can eat with peace of mind : Kochi Ice (Halal Certification received in 2013)
Kochi Ice is an ice cream maker which manufactures products that showcase the ingredients’ quality and the fact that it is made in Ko...
Place / restaurant where Halal food is available in the prefecture
(researched by KIA, as of 2017) ● Halal food section at Gyoumu Supermarket Takasu branch: 2-6-60 Takasu, Kochi City TEL: 088-878-0230...
Kochi Lifestyle Q&A : Bug Prevention
Lots of bugs seem to appear in houses here in Kochi…please tell me how to prevent them from getting in!! Q: Mosquitoes A: Mosqui...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
English Rakugo recital in Kochi by Kimochi
Do you know Rakugo? It is a traditional Japanese entertainment. It is a combination of storytelling and seated comedy.Kimochi Honno, an ...
Friday, June 23, 2017
Shikoku Kochi, Bakumatsu Restoration Exhibition
March 4, 2017, saw the opening of a grand event involving the whole of Kochi Prefecture; “Shikoku Kochi, Bakumatsu Restoration Exhibitio...
Kochi Castle Museum of History
You can see a sweeping view of Kochi Castle from the 3rd floor lobby This museum opened this March, coinciding with the start of the...
The ambition of Iwasaki Yataro, the unprecedented eccentric of Tosa
Iwasaki Yataro was born in Aki City, Inokuchi. He was one of the most prominent businessmen of he end of the Edo Period and built the...
Nakaoka Shintaro- an ally of Sakamoto Ryoma
Sakamoto Ryoma※’s ally Nakaoka Shintaro※ was also one of the heroes of the Bakumatsu who drove the era forward. The Nakaoka Shintaro M...
Foreigners working hard in Kochi
Introducing two of the ※trainees working in agriculture from the Northern Philippine Province of Benguet, with which Kochi Prefecture h...
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