Latest Story

No Humidity Just Yet, But Just Wait

By Kyle Yates

The Kansai area of Japan, and many other parts of the country, are well known for having high humidity. Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe are three cities that rank high on humidity. So far this year, the humidity is relatively low. But that will change, no doubt. »

Michael Jackson Dies at 50! May He Rest in Peace

By Kyle Yates

Michael Jackson died today at the young age of 50! The news of his death comes as a complete shock! Early reports say he died of a heart attack. It's difficult to believe anyone with his stature would die at such a young age, especially... »

Gion Festival Float Tour

By Kyle Yates

On July 13th from 2:30 to 6:30 pm up to 20 non-Japanese residents are invited to see how to build two Gion Festival floats - Kikusui Boko and Kita Kannon Yama - decorated with beautiful tapestries. »

Japan Job Fair for Foreign Students

By Kyle Yates

Osaka International House will host a job fair on June 28 from 1 to 6 pm.  Major and midsize retail businesses and manufacturers will have booths for students to learn about each company. There will be a seminar on how to find a job in... »

Swine Flu in Osaka and Kobe Dropping

By Kyle Yates

The number of individuals becoming infected with the swine flu, H1N1, is dropping and has been on the decline since May 20th according to data taken by the Japan Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry. »

RSS Kansai Classified Ads

  • Sony Vaio GRZ610
  • Factory unlocked 3GS Apple iphone 32GB

RSS Kansai Directory Links

  • Guesthouse in Nishinomiya
  • Learn Japanese Fast