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Leafs top Caps in OT again, take 2-1 lead

Washington goalie Braden Holtby makes a save on Toronto

via The Japan Times    Apr 18, 2017

Tyler Bozak has the Toronto Maple Leafs believing they could just pull off a big upset in the first round of the playoffs. Bozak scored ...

Kyotographie: from Kyoto, with love

Chikako Yamashiro

By Matthew Larking
- via The Japan Times    Apr 18, 2017

Kyotographie — the brainchild of photographer Lucille Reyboz and lighting artist Yusuke Nakanishi — is 5 this year. Conceived and nurtured in Kyoto, it is ...

‘The Art of Eric Carle’

By Yukari Tanaka
- via The Japan Times    Apr 18, 2017

April 22-July 2 American illustrator, designer and writer Eric Carle attended the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design in Germany at the age of ...

‘A Fantastic World of Illustrations: Enjoy a Blissful Harmony Between Letters and Pictures!’

By Yukari Tanaka
- via The Japan Times    Apr 18, 2017

April 15-May 28 Book illustration has a long history, believed to date as far back as ancient Egypt, when funerary texts called the “Book of ...

Will casinos fuel addiction to gambling?

via The Japan Times    Apr 18, 2017

As the benefits of casinos were played up, their potential social cost was never seriously taken up in Diet discussions, including whether casinos would exacerbate ...

Japan swimming coach targets at least three golds at worlds

via The Japan Times    Apr 17, 2017

Japan will aim for at least three gold medals at the July 23-30 world swimming championships in Budapest, head coach Norimasa Hirai said Monday. As ...

Carp rally past Giants in ninth, stretch unbeaten streak to 11 games

By Jason Coskrey
- via The Japan Times    Apr 13, 2017

You may get the Hiroshima Carp down, but never, ever count them out. Especially not with the way they’re swinging the bats right now. Ryuhei Matsuyama led off the ninth with game-tying home r...

The young comics of ‘Laughing Lucky Cats’ learn that in comedy, timing is everything

By Mark Schilling
- via The Japan Times    Apr 12, 2017

The struggles of comics, be they up-and-coming or down-and-out, is a popular theme in Japanese film and television. A recent example of this was “Hibana,” ...

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