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Shin-Okubo: So fresh and so clean in Tokyo's Little Korea

Travel
March 23, 2017
Japanese interest in Korean culture began with the Korean drama Winter Sonata, which became a huge hit in Japan beyond all imagination.
Seats on the American Airlines Airbus A319 are seen at Dallas Fort Worth Airport in Fort Worth, Texas on Aug. 14. Photo by Mike Fuentes, Bloomberg

Your in-flight movie screen is going extinct

Travel
March 21, 2017
Book a domestic flight on any of the Big Three U.S. airlines, and you won’t be sure whether the seat in front of you has a screen. Some do, while most don’t. Eventually maybe none...
The front entrance to Yokohama Daisekai, an eight-story shopping plaza in the heart of Chinatown in Yokohama, Japan. TYLER HLAVAC/STARS AND STRIPES
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'Entertainment mall' is the place to start a tour of Yokohama's Chinatown

Travel
March 23, 2017
Yokohama Daisekai is a great entry point into the dizzying cultural mishmash of the city’s Chinatown.

Moxibustion: Feel the burn

Travel
March 16, 2017
With the cold of winter upon us, many people will begin to “feel” the weather. Lower backs will hurt, while bones and joints will ache just a little more than normal as the...

Feeling unlucky, punk? Yakudoshi and exorcisms in Japan

News
March 21, 2017
Japan is often thought of as one of the most innovative and technologically advanced nations on the planet, and rightfully so.

Hey! Get off base and check out these events!

Base Info
March 18, 2017
Editor's note: There's a lot of stuff happening off base, so read below and then head off for some fun! (This was updated March 18)