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KS Cover no. 81 2007 February

FEB 2007 :: 081
 

Have faith!

Feature : The beginning of January saw, as always, throngs of kimono-clad Japanese (and foreigners) descending upon local shrines and temples to ring in the new year. For days, television was awash with the sight of the faithful sipping warmed amazake (the sweet, slightly thicker version of regular sake), grabbing omikuji fortunes to find out their luck level for the rest of the year, and standing patiently in line for their chance to drop in a few coins, ring the temple bell and pray for success in the months to come…

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:: Online Articles

:: FEATURE

Have faith
Religious matters

:: CULTURE

Germany's little Japan
A Japanese living culture in Dusseldorf

:: HEALTH

The darker the chocolate, the sweeter the benefits
Chocolate for health

:: SPECIAl

The art of reading
For lovers of the word

:: TRAVEL

A devil of a train
Riobamba, Ecuador

:: GETAWAY

Ski suki
Skiing in Hakuba and Matsumoto, Nagano

:: Kansai Listings

:: CINEMA LISTINGS

Up to date cinema listings guide so you always know what's on, where and when!

:: ART

Best exhibitions & listings

:: EVENTS

Best events & listings

:: LIVE

Best gigs & listings

:: CLUB

All the hot picks

:: Also in this month's mag

:: FOOD

Common Cafe, Umeda

:: DRINK

Sam & Dave, Kyoto

:: FESTIVAL

Best festivals & listings

:: READ

New releases & recommendations

:: FILM

Best films & cinema listings

:: LANGUAGE

Better late ...