A Security Message from the U.S. Embassy Tokyo – Tropical Cyclone Talim (No. 18) – For those traveling to the Okinawa Prefecture

Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Tropical Cyclone Talim (No. 18) September 12, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Tokyo cautions U.S. citizens that Typhoon Talim (Typhoon Number 18) is expected to make landfall in Okinawa Prefecture near the Sakishima islands, which include Miyako, Ishigaki, Iriomote and Yonaguni Islands, during the early morning of September 13, 2017, and then move toward Taiwan and mainland China.  The storm may affect neighboring islands including […]

The One about the Chihiro Art Museum in Nerima

One of Japan’s famous artist and illustrators, Chihiro Iwasaki is best known for her water-color artwork which promote peace and happiness for children. Before I get into the museum, let me first introduce you to some of Iwasaki’s artwork: As you can see, Chihiro Iwasaki had a distinctive style and she learned from Saburosuke Okada, artist and professor of the Tokyo School of Fine Arts at the age of 14.  […]