Posts filed under: Japan

How This Ancient Martial Art Helps Japanese Police Fight Crime

Dating back roughly 2,000 years ago, kendo is taught to members of the Japanese police force as a means of building character and empathy.... Read More

The Kimono World’s Dirty Little Secret

On a small island, off the coast of Okinawa in Japan, the world’s most precious kimonos are crafted using a very unusual element: mud.... Read More