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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’

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

Seoul Kimchi

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

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”

What’s the Matcha with you?

Perisha Kudhail shows that purple and green must always be seen

Kawaii Culture: The Psychology of Sweetness

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

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!

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 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

Humans of UoM: Asha

“Don’t make me sound like a bitch: I’ll kill you.” Robert Firth speaks to student Asha about English guys, interrail twats and peeing herself

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?

Katamari Damacy

Robert Muirhead looks at one of gaming’s weirdest franchises

Welcome to October: Harajuku Lovers

Elizabeth Harper looks at the increasing importance of Tokyo Fashion Week and what it has to offer this October.

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