High school graduation is a special time, and Stars and Stripes is pleased to once again be putting together our annual Grad Tab, highlighting information on all of the Pacific DoDEA high schools and...
After three grueling weeks of intense physical and mental training, Marines completed the Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor Course April 10 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Gotemba, Japan.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Jeffrey James, 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight technician, folds the suspension lines before stowing the canopy inside the recovery bag at the Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, March 27, 2019.
The long history of Japan is told in many historic sites around the country — and at sightseeing spots along Hakone Hachiri in Kanagawa and Shizuoka Prefectures, visitors can step back in time to experience what it was like to travel the country almost 400 years ago.
U.S. 7th Fleet Flagship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), and guided-missile destroyer, USS Preble (DDG 88), arrived in Langkawi, Malaysia, Mar. 25 ahead of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition.
Now we show our vegetarian friends some love with this list of vegetarian-friendly and vegetarian restaurants in Tokyo, where you can find the most iconic Japanese foods, from crunchy tempura to that steaming bowl of ramen.
Jimmy’s Diner is a hamburger shop with sports playing on the big-screen television (baseball or basketball depending on the season) and 80s rock music in the background. Listening to Billy Joel while enjoying a good burger and fries transports me back to my high school days and feels very comfortable. The hamburger shop is just three minutes from...
At first glance, 999 (pronounced kao kao kao) reads like a slot machine outcome at a pachinko parlor (arcade center for gambling). In reality, 999 is the newest installment of the chain across the city, the other branches being in Nakano and Shinjuku.
Located near Arasaki and Soleil Hill, Kyabetsu Batake (literally, cabbage field), is a tiny café offering tasty food, coffee and sweets.
As the name indicates, the café is situated in a tiny town surrounded by a large cabbage field.
A lot of people arrive in Japan and are confronted with these seemingly unusual blobs of rice and wonder, “What on earth is that…?” With its sticky and stretchy texture, mochi is a real curiosity for those who have never tried it. But don’t be wary of mochi; find out all about it here in this ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mochi!