Hi, it’s me, Jonelle
How are you doing? I hope that you and yours are finding new ways to enjoy life while we weather the current storm.
In the meantime, if you need a little break from the news, here’s what’s going to be in the next Japanagram! If you’re not a subscriber yet, there’s still time to get yours before it’s sent out April 1st, so you can be entered in the book giveaway and enjoy these only-in-Japanagram features:
APRIL BOOK REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: Newcomer by Keigo Higashino
Mystery lovers, you’re in for a treat! Edgar Award-nominated Newcomer stars local Nihonbashi detective Kyoichiro Kaga. He uses quirky personal charm and crafty tactics to solve the many small mysteries that crop up while eliminating suspects, on his way to figuring out who actually killed a middle-aged Tokyo woman who seemed to have no enemies.
BEYOND TOKYO: Let’s go see thousands of fluttering fish flags!
This river in Tatebayashi comes alive with koi nobori in the month before Childrens’ Day, and this month I’m going to show you how to take this easy day trip from Tokyo to see them in all their festive glory.
JAPANESE HOME COOKING FOR APRIL: Creamy Sesame-Ginger Noodles
These satisfying noodles are just what the doctor ordered for a fresh (and secretly healthy) spring lunch. Their nutty sesame-ginger goodness is delectably creamy, without the cream.
SEASONAL SECRET: The OTHER season that blooms in the spring
Japan is home to the most wicked of allergy seasons, but (no surprise!) they’ve devised hilariously effective products to deal with it. Feast your eyes on the Nose Mask of Not Seeing and other inventions guaranteed to keep your sneezing at bay.
WHY, JAPAN, WHY? Why you should be careful what you wish for in Japan…
It’s not just the diabolically tricky language that reveals all kinds of odd differences between the Japanese and the rest of the world. Join me for a peek at how it can all go horribly, horribly wrong.
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