Kintsugi: How A Japanese Art Treasures Scars

Kintsugi, a traditional Japanese repair technique, features in a film at the Expo 2020 Dubai. As a representation of traditional Japanese crafts, sharing the spirit and art of Japan with…

Traditional crafts of Japan, KOUGEI EXPO in AICHI 27-29/11

KOUGEI EXPO IN AICHI, one of the largest traditional craft fairs in Japan, will take place at Aichi Sky Expo in Tokoname, Aichi from 27th (Sat) to 29th (Mon) November.…

Halal noodle business up for sale on M&A brokerage website

BATONZ, one of Japan’s largest comprehensive M&A support platforms, released and listed the divestment (business transfer) deal of a noodle manufacturing and distribution business in Saitama Prefecture.

Over 25,000 Indonesian children now orphans by COVID-19

As Indonesia is hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, reports reveal that 25,430 prospective children have lost one or both of their caregivers.

See rare Noh costumes through handkerchief

CLASSICS the Small Luxury is the world’s first dedicated handkerchief shop. The handkerchiefs were designed based on the valuable Noh costumes of the Hyogo-based Shukugawa Noh Theatre group “GASHOUEN”.

For food diversity, Kyoto Seika now has Halal bento

Kyoto Seika University now offers Halal and Vegan bento from 1 October as part of its efforts to promote food diversity on campus.The university announced its pro-diversity stance in March…

Wish to Aid Needy Muslims in Japan in COVID times

Salam and hello!This is Iman, Salam Groovy Japan Muslim staff. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Japan is also not a stranger to the hardships and struggles the virus has brought upon…

Doraemon Ukiyoe to Preserve the Traditional Japanese Art

Hanzo has made a Doraemon Ukiyo-e series of “Fujimigahara in Owari Province (Bishū Fujimigahara), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)”. To carry on the traditional Japanese…

New plant-based high protein ice cream flavour ‘YAKIIMO’

T office, home of ZEN icecream, sustainable ice cream made of plant-based ingredients, now has a new Muslim-friendly, limited-time flavour, “YAKIIMO”.

Halal dessert with Japanese treats, Expo 2020 Dubai

Sushiroad by Banpaku, the Japan Pavilion restaurant at Expo 2020 Dubai, includes WAKABAYASHI SENBEI products in some of its desserts.