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...
DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, celebrated 20 years of dedicated service to the Warfighter with a series of events held April 5, including an official anniversary ceremony with remarks by guest speaker Takeshi Iwaya, chief of the Yokosuka Defense Office for the Japanese Ministry of Defense.
A Sexual Assault and Prevention and response poster sits on display during the Family Advocacy and SAPR information fair, Apr. 11, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month as well as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Senior Airman Timon Richardson, 374th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, poses for a photo during his shift on guard mount during an unusual late season snow storm April 10, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.
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!