The Hiroshima Municipal Government said Tuesday that it will publicly display from Thursday four paper cranes brought by U.S. President Barack Obama when h
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: Kazuki Namioka (left) and Kento Hayashi star in a new production by Netflix Japan titled 'Hibana' ('Spark'). The series is based on the award-winning Naoki Matayoshi novel of the same name.
An artisan prepares Honminoshi, a type of 'washi' made in Gifu Prefecture. The process begins with the boiling of pulp from a mulberry tree. UNESCO added the venerable handmade paper to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list on Wednesday.