The Wall Street Journal looks at a mushroom craze sweeping Japan, stemming from a series of smartphone games called “Nameko Saibai kit.” (Note: There may be a short ad before the video starts.)
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The New York Times had an article about bento boxes last week, in which they talked to a number of dedicated bento makers, including some who run some bento-related sites with tips, recipes, and supplies. There are some pretty decent resources included.
There is some controversy about this move, but so far it seems to be sparking positive interest in Japan, based on the women’s visit to Bangkok, Thailand. Next stop: Paris!
Read more about it in the Japan Times article “‘Cute ambassadors’ roam globe to promote Japan’s pop culture.“