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I went to the Expo Classroom in Kinki University! Seminar event to learn about Official Participants' Pavilion


Report on Expo Classroom in Kinki University! Seminar Event to Learn About Official Participants’ Pavilion


NEW With less than 300 days to go until the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, things are getting even more exciting. Information about the pavilions at the Expo site is being announced o

Around the World at Expo2025! Discover the charm of Official Participants' Pavilion


Around the World at Expo2025! Discover the Charm of Official Participants’ Pavilion


NEW Less than 300 days remain until the opening of the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan! Expo-related events are being held in various locations, and you are beginning to see more and mo

Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai event where the official uniforms were unveiled for the first time.


Cool Official Uniforms for Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai! SDGs Colors Shine in This Design!


Finally, it’s less than a year until the opening of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan. With “1 Year to Go” events being held everywhere, did you know that staff and volunteer uniforms

Otaru Canal lined with brick warehouses


Otaru, Hokkaido, With its Beautiful Nostalgic Townscape


Otaru is one of Hokkaido’s most popular tourist destinations. Once the economic center of Hokkaido, with its harbor, railroad, and herring fishing, the area is popular for it

MYAKU-MYAKU and the words 1year to go are represented by a drone.


MYAKU-MYAKU Appears in the Night Sky of Osaka! “Expo2025 is Coming. 1 Year to Go. Special Drone Show.”


While PR events were being held in various locations in preparation for Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, a special drone show was held in Osaka. This time, we will introduce the dro

Material Waves™, a new type of tableware


Ceramic x Different Materials! Material Waves™, the Next Generation of Tableware


Hello! I’m Hakoboya, the souvenir promotion captain of Kodawari Times╰(·ᴗ·)╯ In my articles, I will introduce you to the latest local products from all over Japan! This time,

Oita Prefecture x 10 sustainable products

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Oita Prefecture x 10 Sustainable Products Were Born!


Hello! My name is Hakoboya! I’ve been appointed as the “Souvenirs Advertising Captain” of Kodawari Times to introduce the wonderful local products of Japan to peo

Asakusa History and Tourist Information


Asakusa, A Place Where Edo Culture Remains Strong


Asakusa is one of the popular sightseeing spots in Tokyo. The area retains a retro townscape and attracts many foreign tourists to experience traditional culture. Here we introduce