Author: Andrew Pothecary

Andrew Pothecary is a freelance designer and occasional photographer who has lived in Japan for a total of eight years.

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Cool and cultured: 5 arty Tokyo chill-outs

Cool and cultured: 5 arty Tokyo chill-outs

No more seasonal excuses, as we highlight the best of the capital's cooling culture spots
'Weird Japan' blinds tourists to the real Nippon

'Weird Japan' blinds tourists to the real Nippon

The celebrated crazy Japanese culture is a barrier to visitors, not a destination in itself
Did Jesus Christ live and die in northern Japan?

Did Jesus Christ live and die in northern Japan?

The locals in one Aomori village seem to think so -- they even tend his grave to this day
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