Written by Michael Keferl
J!NS PC Protection Glasses Still Trending

After its successful entry into the Japanese eye wear market a couple of years ago, we were expecting the frenzy around J!NS PC glasses to run its course and die out as these kinds of hypes often do in Japan…But not only have JIN company stocks multiplied by six since the launch of the product, the company […]

Written by Don Kennedy
The complete guide to Japanese kura storehouses

When traveling through Japanese cities, especially towns in the countryside, you will probably notice the distinctive storehouses called kura (written as either 蔵 or 倉). And although there are many types of kura, the most common type, called dozo, are generally white ones with earthen walls, designed to be fireproof and insulated. In the countryside, […]