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Invitation to the digital exhibition "Modern Japan and France ― adoration, encounter and interaction"
Invitation to the digital exhibition "Modern Japan and France ― adoration, encounter and interaction" This digital exhibition features about 200 materials from politics, industry, literature, art, lifestyle, and subculture depicting French influence in modern Japan, and reflects on the development of the Japan-France relationship.
The 17th Kaleidoscope of Books "Dashi culture of Japan and discovery of umami" now available (Japanese)
The 17th Kaleidoscope of Books "Dashi culture of Japan and discovery of umami" now available (Japanese) "Dashi" (soup stock) of Japanese cuisine is essential to the Japanese food culture. The 17th Kaleidoscope of Books introduces our collections about katsuo (bonito) and kombu (kelp) which are the basis of Japanese "dashi", and the "umami" of these ingredients scientifically discovered.
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