Author: Daniel Krieger

Daniel Krieger writes features about Japanese culture and personal essays. He is based in Osaka. 

Latest Posts

Playing by ear: Blind tennis, the smash from Japan

Playing by ear: Blind tennis, the smash from Japan

How the sport’s creator set the ball rolling and touched lives worldwide
Koshien: The most emotional sports tournament in the world

Koshien: The most emotional sports tournament in the world

Japan's high school baseball tourney is sentimental, sappy and saccharine. Just the way we like it
Bouldering's steady climb in Tokyo

Bouldering's steady climb in Tokyo

Young Japanese turn away from traditional rock climbing, as a more accessible form of the sport gains ground