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Discover the cultural and culinary delights of Fukuoka.
The articles that feature the stories of the locals will help you discover a new side of the prefecture.

Continuing on the path of innovation to light the fire of tradition

Continuing on the path of innovation to light the fire of tradition

Fireworks are loved by people of all ages as an intrinsic part of summer life in Japan. Tsutsui Tokimasa Toy Fireworks Factory, based in Miyama City, is now the only one company that continues to produce sparklers in Japan. How do they keep on weaving the fire of history and continue to take on new challenges while passing on the tradition?

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A cultural engineer behind Fukuoka’s coffee scene

A cultural engineer behind Fukuoka’s coffee scene

There is a number of good coffee shops in Fukuoka, but manucoffee is one of the few leading the city’s coffee scene.

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Authentic and traditional taste of Hakata, passed down by a mother and a daughter

Authentic and traditional taste of Hakata, passed down by a mother and a daughter

What comes to your mind when you hear ‘Fukuoka’? Is it Mentaiko, Motsunabe or Tonkotsu Ramen? Udon is actually also a soul food for people in Fukuoka.

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Made with local producers,delivering Fukuoka’s four seasons

Made with local producers,
delivering Fukuoka’s four seasons

Kyoko Hirosawa, a food stylist, is among those who made the move from Tokyo to Fukuoka,
choosing ten years ago to settle in Itoshima. In this interview, she reveals the charms of Itoshima through her lifestyle.

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