Culture

2017.10.11
Many slopes, temples and shrines, and the maze-like back alleys of the gourmet area; Yotsuya Arakicho and temple district in Shinjuku.
Are you aware that the area around Yotsuya-sanchome station in Shinjuku has a lot to see? Located a
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2017.04.14
Let’s find Onigawara! A part of traditional Japanese architecture at temples in Nara!
When visiting temples in Nara Prefecture, you’ll see ‘Onigawara’ on the roof tops and on the ends of
2017.04.13
Feel the Samurai soul and learn how to use Samurai sword in Japanese traditional martial art “Iai”!!
Ryusei-kan(龍正館) aims to pass down the Japanese traditional culture and spirit correctly by Iai-do an
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2017.03.31
What's Your Blood Type?
Do you believe in horoscopes, tarot cards, or palm reading? Every culture has its own way of fortune
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2017.03.30
The mystery of Ōnusa (大麻) used in Shinto rituals.
Ōnusa (大麻) is a tool used for purification at Shinto religious services. Ōnusa (大麻) can also be read
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2017.03.23
This is a very cool, subcultural place... let’s go to Asagaya Anime Street!
I’m going to introduce anime spots where you can enjoy Japanese subculture in Tokyo. The Suginami W
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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
Sakura cherry blossom forecast 2017 in Japan
【Last Updated: 21 Apr.】 Tadaima Japan will inform you on the cherry blossom forecast for spring 201
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
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
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