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Reading time isn’t quiet time with ‘My Moon, Your Moon’

Reach for the moon: Aishah Levine incorporated her Teaser Question (TQ) Method into the bilingual children’s book, “My Moon, Your Moon,” to teach children in Japan how to be more assertive. | COURTESY OF AISHAH LEVINE

By Patrick ST. Michel
- via The Japan Times    Jul 25, 2020

Aishah Levine and Nick Ashley’s bilingual book encourages parents to strike up conversations with kids while reading to build self-confidence.

Get chills and thrills with binge-worthy miniseries on streaming

Ladies of the law: Merritt Wever (left) and Toni Collette play relentless detectives in “Unbelievable,” a Netflix adaptation of a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative story.  | BETH DUBBER / NETFLIX

By Tom Hanaway
- via The Japan Times    Jul 24, 2020

Summer heat and self-isolation got you down? Cool down with these six miniseries that you can stream in Japan.

Australia’s NBL to consider offshore bubble in New Zealand

via The Japan Times    Aug 11, 2020

Australia’s National Basketball League is considering a COVID-19-safe off-shore hub in New Zealand to get its delayed season going this year.The idea floated by the ...

Former troublemaker Yuya Wakamatsu closing in on ONE flyweight title shot

By Tom Taylor
- via The Japan Times    Aug 06, 2020

Now riding two consecutive wins, Wakamatsu has earned the No. 4 spot in the official ONE Championship flyweight rankings.

Kabukiza Theatre reopens after five-month coronavirus hiatus

via The Japan Times    Aug 01, 2020

The Kabukiza Theatre held its first show in five months Saturday after suspending performances to curb the nationwide spread of the novel coronavirus.Audiences, however, were ...

El Mahjoub Dazza, 2019 Fukuoka International Marathon winner, gets 4-year doping ban

via The Japan Times    Aug 01, 2020

Last year's Fukuoka International Marathon winner El Mahjoub Dazza of Morocco has been handed a four-year doping ban, the Athletics Integrity Unit said Friday."The World ...

Asia short film festival to be held in September after 3-month delay

via The Japan Times    Jul 29, 2020

The Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia, one of Asia’s largest film festivals held annually in Tokyo, will take place from Sept. 16 to 27 ...

‘A Man’ looks beyond a stolen name and identity

By Mark Schreiber
- via The Japan Times    Jul 25, 2020

An attorney turned amateur detective becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth behind a stolen identity in this Yomiuri Prize-winning thriller.


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