by Hiroshi Fukushima An interview with Jon Hughes, the first foreigner to mount a horse at Kumamoto’s Takeda Ryu Shrine Jon was an Assistant Language teacher in Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture . . .
The latest issue of CONNECT is out now! This month, read all about Japan’s long history of spooky supernatural folklore, finding people to shoot hoops with in your local community, the allure of one of Japan’s best fall foods—the chestnut, managing pregnancy in Japan, and more. As always, thanks for reading!