Culture

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2017.02.09
Kimono innovator KISABURO shows the neo-kimono style to the world and to a new generation!
Kisaburo is the fourth generation of “Iwamoto Wasai”, a kimono tailor shop that started its business
2017.02.07
Great places to see cherry blossoms in Fukuoka! Tochoji temple and Maizuru Park
When you hear the phrase “Spring time in Japan”, what do you think of? Yes, it’ll be Sakura, or ch
2017.02.04
【Last Updated: 24 Feb.】Sakura cherry blossom forecast 2017 in Japan
Tadaima Japan will inform you on the cherry blossom forecast for spring 2017. We will also recommen
2017.01.24
Japanese umeboshi plums are full of health and beauty!
The umeboshi are very common pickles in Japan. I'll introduce the effects of umeboshi and how to en
2017.01.22
Ward off evil with a visit to Suga-jinja in Tokyo’s Yotsuya area, a location for the hit anime film, “Your name”
In Tokyo’s Yotsuya area, at the heart of the city, Suga Shrine retains a peaceful atmosphere in an o
2017.01.20
Let’s go for a walk wearing a new style of Kimono!
The kimono wearing experience is very popular among foreign tourists. Even in Japan, there are very
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2016.12.17
The annual fabric dyeing festival, “Some no Komichi”
Every February an event known as “Some no Komichi” (染の小道) turns the river and streets of Nakai town
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2016.12.10
Omisoka and Oshogatsu: The Japanese Year End and New Year’s holidays
Today’s Shogatsu inherits some traditional customs and also adds more modern elements. Let’s see how
Shōin-Jinjamae
2016.11.30
See the parade of Samurai in the town associated with Yoshida Shoin!
Shōin-Jinjamae is a town about a 30-minute train ride from Shibuya. There are about 150 shops that s
2016.10.21
What do foreign tourists think about Japan, Vol. 3 ~Food~
While my friends from Germany were visiting Tokyo, I realized many fascinating things about Japan fr
What do foreign tourists think about events in Japan, Vol. 2
2016.10.16
What do foreign tourists think about Japan, Vol. 2 ~Events~
When I took my Belgian friends around Tokyo, I felt that their views of Japan were different from wh
2016.10.10
A half day walk-and-eat tour in the Sumo town of Ryogoku! Don’t miss the historical sites, museums, and foodie destinations. Vol. 1
Do you know the traditional Japanese sport of Sumo? Ryogoku is famous for Sumo, because there have b
2016.10.03
Ojizo-san, a deity with a red cloth.
You may see statues wearing red bibs while walking in the countryside of Japan. These statues are th
玄関のちまき
2016.10.01
You’ll often see a chimaki at the front door of private houses in Kyoto. This is actually considered an amulet.
because of the bamboo leaves. Chimaki is also an amulet displayed at the entrance of houses and look
“High-tech” in Japan
2016.09.29
What do foreign tourists think about Japan, Vol.1 ~High-tech~
I used to live in Berlin, Germany for a year and a half, and my Belgian friends who I met there visi