Globalized Life (Living in Akita Pt.9)

   In a world where globalization is quickly and constantly snaking its grasp around the planet, it can be easy to forget what country you’re in; in a school whose demographics are on par with America’s diversity as a country, where classes are taught in English, where technology is balancing the average alongside America, with [...]

Life After the Namahage (Living in Akita, pt. 1)

Life After the Namahage (Living in Akita, pt. 1)

  Akita is beautiful. Not just the countryside landscape- littered with buildings of various architectural inspirations neighboring each other in stark contrast, covered in forestry, ongoing fields and seemingly never ending mountain ranges- but the culture that has developed here over thousands of years.   Akita is known for its beautiful farmland and delicious fresh [...]