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Monday, April 17, 2017
“Let’s get to know Japan!” ~Tosa Knife Crafting and Nankoku City Bus Tour~
On May 27th, The Nankoku City International Association (NIA) is hosting a hands-on Tosa knife crafting workshop, and a bus tour visitin...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Architecture that co-exists with nature / Architect : Kengo Kuma
Yusuhara, known as the “Kumo-no-Ue-no-Machi” (lit. “Town above the clouds”), has four buildings designed by world famous architect Kengo...
Makino Museum of Plants & People / Architect: Hiroshi Naito
Under the c-shaped overhang which stretches out gracefully 〇 How Hiroshi Naito came to design the building This museum is dedicat...
Kochi Station / Architect: Hiroshi Naito
Kochi Station (South exit) JR Kochi station looks like an ordinary train station at first glance, but I was surprised to hear that t...
Kochi Life Q&A : Ohanami
For Japanese people, Ohanami (lit. flower viewing) is associated with cherry blossoms. Let’s enjoy the Japanese culture of Ohanami thi...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
The Yodo-line runs right next to the guesthouse Shimanto River, the last clear stream in Japan, only a minute away! About 8 minu...
Uonotana shopping arcade A historical arcade from the Edo period 2 minutes walking from popular tourist destination “ Harimayabash...
The exterior resembles the sea This guesthouse serves as an embassy for Kochi! The owner, Maki Maeda. Discuss your travel plans an...
Kochi Life Q&A : Tosa Hashiken
Tosa Hashiken National Contest The Kochi City CIRs and KIA staff participated in the “Tosa Hashiken National Contest” which is he...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Kochi Performing Arts Festival 2016 Sandaime Richard
Written by Hideki Noda Directed by Ong Keng Sen Date: 14ｔh（Wed） Dec Tickets: \2,500 (Student: \1,500)/ Advance Tickets: \2,000 (Stu...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
A Treasure Trove of Ingredients: Kochi’s Food Culture
Kochi Prefecture is full of nature with mountains, rivers, and the sea. As a result, it is one of the few prefectures blessed with abund...
Purchasing Tosa Food at the Gairo-ichi Market!
Fresh food that you don’t normally see at the supermarket! We went to buy food at the “Thursday Market”, which is held every Thursda...
Here, we will show you 4 recipes that feature Kochi’s autumn ingredients, obtained from the street market. We guarantee they all will be good!
Yuzu to Shoga no Kaorizushi ( Yuzu Ginger Infused Sushi) Kochi prefecture is one of the top yuzu growing regions in Japan. From autum...
Kochi Life Q&A : Earthquakes
Q: I felt shaking! How do I stay safe? A: If you’re at home, keep your head protected by crouching under a sturdy desk. Once the shakin...
Monday, July 25, 2016
Invitation to the Shikoku Pilgrimage Experience
The Junior Chamber International Japan, Shikoku Area Kochi Block Council is planning to hold a mini Shikoku Pilgrimage event. And Nanko...
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