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Japan is a beautiful country. It is endowed with pure water and abundant nature, and its people have been nurtured by the varying seasons and two thousand years of tradition and culture. I would like to communicate from this column what Japan really is and how it should be, through Japan's exquisite artworks developed through the keen awareness towards beauty that is uniquely Japanese.
 Last update : 2010 Dec   Herald Tribune International Asahi

 Japanese People do not know Japan
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 The Truth About Japanese' Knowledge on Japan
 update : 2004 Oct.30   Original

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