July, Volume I
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July, Volume I

Columns Events: July 2019Rouel shares events to get us out of the house on the less-rainy days of the season. The Photo Diary: June 2019Peter takes a trip down to UNESCO World Heritage Site Shirakami Sanchi. Wabi-sabi: Avant-garde Calligraphy: Breaking the BoundariesMaria takes us through the development of avant-garde calligraphy in Japan, examining its principles … Continue reading

June, Volume II
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June, Volume II

Columns Brief Interviews With Hideous JETs: Emma Sainsbury Gives Back in a Tangible WayElaina asks Emma about her experience on JET, her plans for the future, and her feelings about teaching. English is Weird: “R” You Ready Kids?Ever notice how vowels preceding “r” all sound kind of similar? In this month’s article Lauren takes a … Continue reading

June, Volume I
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June, Volume I

Retiring Writer This issue marks Genevieve Mollitor’s final article with GMA before she leaves Aomori in August. Genevieve has been the columnist for Miso Hungry, providing us with recipes and tips since November 2017. Check out her column archive whenever you need cooking inspiration! Columns Events: June EventsRouel brings us details for early summer festivals, … Continue reading

May, Volume II
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May, Volume II

Announcement Our long-time publishing manager Zoe Kirkland has stepped down from her position, freeing up more time in the months before her departure from Aomori. Zoe edited articles from April 2017 to April 2019, two full years. Thank you so much Zoe! Instead of finding a replacement, I’ll be combining the publishing manager position with … Continue reading

Reiwa, Volume I
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Reiwa, Volume I

Column Debut Maria Nikolaeva’s new column about Japanese art launches today, the first day of Reiwa! Her first article, Japanese Aesthetics: Life as an Aesthetic Experience, is a whirlwind tour of major Japanese aesthetic concepts, exploring terms like yuugen, mononoaware, and (of course) wabi-sabi. What better way to start of the new era than by … Continue reading