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May 27, 2011 by Ryota Shimabukuro of Ryukyu Shimpo
Pula-kun, a character representing tempura (seafood and vegetables dipped in batter and deep-fried), a specialty dish in the Ginten Street Shopping Mall in Okinawa City, has been gaining popularity.
On Twitter, more than 1300 people now follow Pula-kun’s tweets that talk of the appeal of or useful information about Ginten Street.
While large commercial shopping complexes are gaining momentum throughout Japan, causing an issue...
May 19, 2011 Ryukyu Shimpo
The soushiju trees or Acacia confusa reached full bloom in Manko Park in Naha, on May 18, giving passersby an enjoyable glimpse of the sun during a short break in the long rainy season. Soushiju is an evergreen leguminous tree that blossoms during April and May with...
“Laugh & Peace Festival” starts in Okinawa
March 19, 2011, Ryukyu Shimpo
The opening ceremony of the 3rd International Okinawa Film Festival, sponsored by the Festival Executive Committee, was held at Ginowan Tropical Beach in Okinawa, on March 23. Held under the banner:...