A new bakery in Itoshima produces a local favorite: Baumkuchen, in two varieties. Open Mind created a fully-responsive front-end, linking it directly to the transportation company's back-end, with payment gateway, pick-up and delivery service in Japan. Order from your phone!
Ling's Japanda Badminton (Web)
Ling, a former Chinese National Badminton Team member and Japan's Best Denki Pro Team Captain is now training Japan's National Team Juniors and Para-Badminton National Athletes. Local players of all ages and abilities can learn about her classes which are held in Japanese, Chinese, and English.
For 2020 in Tokyo
Imagine One World Kimono Project (Facebook)
Open Mind is in charge of English-language media for The Imagine One World Kimono Project so everyone can follow our progress. Watch the streaming version of the NHK World Special free online.
This project is about beauty, oneness, and togetherness! If you are someone looking to contribute to a cause free of politics and full of love, this may be your opportunity!
Great Views of Kyushu (Facebook)
There are so many World Heritage Cultural Sites, and Japanese National Treasures located here. This Facebook page is devoted to beautiful views on Kyushu Island. We translate Japanese text from our sister site, 絶景九州 with images provided by our Facebook group.
North Pacific Press (Web)
TJ Riggins of the USA has been a resident of Sapporo City in Hokkaido since 1971. His vast experience as a reader, teacher, and bookseller led up to his current role as publisher/writer at North Pacific Press. Recent activities and new publications from NPP are presented here. Open Mind shot drone and video footage, created graphics, text, and this site.
Dining & Tourism
Hakata Foodie (Web and Facebook)
Meet local foodies for a special meal when you come to Fukuoka City. Hakata Foodie Experiences takes diners to restaurants, yatais, bars, even to a Samurai Summer Home. This fall, Foodies will take you to some wonderful Japanese Festivals in Kyushu. Book now!
Grand Bazar Bayside Place Hakata (Web)
Fashion and jewelry from around the world, including rare items for Asia and the Middle East. Visit this shop at Hakata Bayside Place and chat with the multi-lingual owner and staff.