What’s Cool This Week (March 19-25)



▶ Interview with Nozomu Kotaki, a member of the boy band Johnny’s WEST, who is starring in a new film based on the popular manga “Principal” ▶ The over 40-year history of Cobalt Bunko, a famous lineup of paperbacks for girls ▶ My Heroes column ▶ Kanta on Manga column ▶ “Neko Pitcher” mangaSpeech

▶ Scented “aroma stones” can refresh the home ▶ Troubleshooter columnSpeech

▶ An exhibition sheds light on interactions between artists in Tokyo and Okinawa before and after World War II ▶ Beyond the Paper column ▶ Sayuri Yoshinaga and Masato Sakai talk about the film “Kita no Sakuramori,” in which they play a mother and son who fled from the northern territories in 1945Speech

JN LearningLab (for language learners)

▶ Our “Let me show you Japan” column helps English-language learners master guiding foreign tourists, this time using the theme of maiko, or geiko trainees ▶ Check your vocabulary and reading comprehension in our Quick Quiz ▶ A trending topic is featured in Japanese and English in our Learning Japanese from the News columnSpeech

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