• June, 2020

Karaage Certified as Japanese Space Food At Last

“Karaage-kun” may travel into outer space in the near future. On June 10, 2020, a Japanese convenience store LAWSON’s deep fried chicken, Karaage-kun, was certified as a Japanese space food by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). This is the first time a convenience store’s  original food was certified by JAXA. “Space Karaahttps://qazjapan.com/business/ramen-or-curry/ ‎ge-kun” will accompany Japanese astronauts on future missions. LAWSON embarked on the...


Blue Impulse Flies Over Tokyo To Thank Healthcare Workers

On May 29, 2020, Blue Impulse, the Air Self-Defense Force’s acrobatic team, performed an exhibition flight over central Tokyo to show gratitude for the frontline medical workers during the global health crisis. The performance took many people by surprise.  As a precautionary measure to avoid overcrowding, the route information was kept confidential until the last moment. The exhibition flight brightened up the medical workers...