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It’s Hard For Japan To Change Its Escalator Manners

It’s Hard For Japan To Change Its Escalator Manners

One of my first memories of moving to Japan in 2001 was the surprise at seeing how everyone lined up on one side of the escalator, leaving an open path for people in a rush. How courteous, I thought. But now, there are campaigns to change the country’s long-standing escalator…

Warning: Hayao Miyazaki Is A Tricky Job Interview

Warning: Hayao Miyazaki Is A Tricky Job Interview

Before he turned 20 years old, animator Kenji Itoso got his start working under Hayao Miyazaki at Studio Ghibli. Recently at the Finnish Embassy in Tokyo, Itoso talked about how he got his start at Ghibli, including how he made it through the interview process.