Denjiro's Science Show

The Denjiro Science Show, live performance, report from Fresa Yoshimi, Summer 2019. Denjiro Yonemura Denjiro Yonemura is Japan’s “mad scientist”. You may have seen him on the TV, perform one of his magic like experiments or science projects. They are normally playful and involve the participation of at least oneRead More →

Saitama Beer Festival

It is unlikely that the Saitama Beer Festa will be on in 2021. The event was cancelled in 2020. Moreover, during the period of coronavirus events with alcohol have been strongly discouraged by the Prefectural Government. In a “normal” year, this event is generally held from the end of SeptemberRead More →

Hodosan Nagatoro

General information about wintersweet aka Japanese allspice aka Robai, as well as the latest information for the Wintersweet at Hodosan Robaien (Nagatoro) in January 2023. In this post: Wintersweet Wintersweet, also known as Japanese Allspice, or by its scientific name Chimonanthus praecox, is a winter blooming deciduous shrub that isRead More →