[Editorial] Dolphin, Whales and YokosoNews






Earlier today, one of my YokosoNews contributors traveled to Kumano, Japan. And he went to eat the local cuisine which include the dolphin. Then he posted the photo on YokosoNews Facebook page. I immediately deleted the photo from the YokosoNews Facebook Page. But I would like to take this opportunity to express my personal opinion and my premature plan. I’m writing this on my personal blog because this is not the official final plan of YokosoNews. But it’s good to share my developing plan of YokosoNews as the first step to become a real social media and the bridge of Japanese culture… and get your feedbacks. Lessons from the past […]





GIRLS ONLY Sushi restaurant opened in Akihabara






On Oct 1, 2010, a new kind of sushi restaurant opened in Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan – A girls-only sushi restaurant with the concept of “Fresh and Kawaii” Akihabara is known for the center of Japanese subculture. They are famous for a Japanese idol group AKB48, maid cafes and anime stores in addition to electronic stores. So only-girls sushi restaurant is not “unusual” among hard-core Akihabara goers. The name of sushi restaurant is “Nadeshiko Sushi”. Nadeshiko means “pure yet strong Japanese women”. The restaurant website says that they have a several “real” sushi chefs working in the back. But in the store-front, you only see Japanese girls making and serving sushi. […]





McDonald’s Japan began one-week Special Chicken Burger preview campaign






Oh my, McDonald’s Japan started a special “preview” campaign of Chicken burgers. It sounds really a special … Special Chicken Burger website http://www.mcdonalds.co.jp/menu/limited/ckn/ The “preview” campaign started on Oct 1, and ends on Oct 7, 2010. And then, you can buy the chicken at the rest of McDonald’s restaurants. The types of burgers include: Cheese Fondue [Available stores] German Sausage [ Available stores ] Diavolo [ Available stores ] Carbopnara [ Available stores ] . Available Stores Only the limited stores sells the limited types of chickens. Some stores may not sell the burger what you want. Click on the “available stores” link above to check which store sells which […]