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Chicken Katsu Curry

‘Sometimes you’ve just got to embrace using butter’

Photo: Felix Sanders & Freddie Hill

The Japan Review

Extracts from a Japanese Food Journal: ‘We were shown to our table by this old lady with a club foot, she would go on to feature outstandingly in the meal’

Photo: Miriam Mizzi

Cha-ology お茶とお菓子

‘The hanging Edison lightbulbs gave the room a warm hue and the many, tiny cooking items filled the brewing area showing Cha-ology’s commitment to serving the finest tea’

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The dawn of the NES

In Japan, a small consumer electronics company called Nintendo was having lots of success with their console the Famicom. Wanting to garner international success, they locked their sights on the USA

Photo: Seoul Kimchi

Seoul Kimchi

Seoul Kimchi is a charming and family-oriented neighbourhood restaurant, writes Felix Sanders

Photo: Freddie Hill

The Japan Review

”It was yakitori, a long open flame grill, the soaring fire reflected in the beads of sweat that adorned the grillmans forehead like a crown. Fred said he looked like Charles Bronson”

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What’s the Matcha with you?

Perisha Kudhail shows that purple and green must always be seen

Photo: Anna Bieniek @ Flickr

Kawaii Culture: The Psychology of Sweetness

Kyle Zabawa takes on Kawaii Culture, discussing psychology, Gwen Stefani and feminism in the process

Photos (L-R): Jaguar MENA @Flickr, Wikimedia Commons, Walter Jabsco @Flickr, UN Women @Flickr,

2015: Our Sporting Highlights

With 2015 drawing to a close, the Mancunion SPORT team have come together to discuss our favourite moments of this calendar year!

iCub—a humanoid robot testbed currently being used for research into human cognition and artificial intelligence. Photo: Lorenzo Natale @ Wikimedia Commons

Is our pursuit of A.I. as intelligent as we think?

With artificial intelligence becoming more and more sophisticated, Ed John fears that we are undermining human experience

Japanese university departments face unprecedented cuts and closures. Image source: Wikimedia Commons

Japanese government cuts swathes of university departments

A Japanese minister has called for universities to teach subjects that “better meet society’s needs,” resulting in institutions closing or severely cutting humanities, social science and law departments

Photo: Ravijour YouTube

Technology’s the one that needs a chastity belt

With the development of a new app controlled bra, isn’t it time that technology left our love lives alone?