INTOUCH Magazine

Japan’s New Golden Age of Fiction INDEPTH | FOCUS

Japan’s New Golden Age of Fiction

Writers, readers and translators of contemporary Japanese fiction open the book on the genre’s global appeal.


Even for the famously reclusive Emily Dickinson, there was nothing quite as transportive as a good read.

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Karate Kin INDEPTH | MARTIAL ARTS

Karate Kin

Martial arts thrive on legacy and tradition. One Club mother and son are intent on creating their own.

It wasn’t unusual for a parent to poke a head into the Club’s gojuryu karate class to check up on the progress of a child’s strikes and stances.

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Culinary Ambassador INDEPTH | CUISINE

Culinary Ambassador

Set to dazzle Members’ taste buds this month, French chef Olivier Oddos discusses his lifelong passion for the kitchen.

Olivier Oddos credits his grandmother for his love of food and cooking. Raised in a small village in France’s famed Bordeaux region, the professional chef can’t help but smile when he pictures that country kitchen.

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Sculpting for Stage INTOUCH | WELLNESS

Sculpting for Stage

Member Keita Matsumoto shares the challenges and rewards of bodybuilding in your 40s.

I used to go to the Fitness Center about once or twice a week. As I got older, I worried about developing a belly. I also found my body got tired easily.

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