March 22


Bank Robbers Need Allergy Relief Too

What are you going to do when those pesky cherry trees insist on blooming and you’ve got serious larceny to commit? This hay-fever-be-gone solution from (did you even have to ask?) Tokyu Hands neatly solves all your sneezing and identity-concealment problems with one stylish solution.

If you’d like to visit a Tokyu Hands store the next time you’re in Tokyo, directions & maps are on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

Read a novel set in Tokyo

In the wake of a deadly earthquake, fans erupt in a frenzy of mourning when it’s discovered that their favorite pop star is among the dead. But when Detective Kenji Nakamura is sent to investigate a death at a local shrine, he finds evidence that suggests the impossible: How could the head priest have been murdered by…read more