Culture

Copper Rain Gutter
2016.07.16
Japanese architecture makes rain gutters aesthetic!
Rain gutters collect rain from rooftops and transport it to the sewer system. Japanese architecture
Mt.Fuji
2016.07.07
Spiritual power dwells in a Japanese word.
Japan has a traditional philosophy called kotodama. People in ancient times referred to Japan as “T
Weddings and Nodategasa
2016.07.06
Japanese umbrella scenery in Japan
During the rainy season, you’ll pass by people with umbrellas walking along the street. In Japan,
senja-fuda
2016.06.29
Have you ever wondered what these stickers are in Japanese temples and shrines?
During the Edo period (1603 to 1868), visiting temples and shrines to make a wish for their well-bei
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2016.06.24
Samurai, Kabuki, Sushi. Let’s experience old Tokyo at the Edo-Tokyo Museum!【江戸東京博物館】
Samurai (侍), Geisha(芸者), Ukiyo-e(浮世絵), and Kabuki(歌舞伎). You might be familiar with some of these Jap
Teru Teru Bozu
2016.06.23
The Japanese custom “Teru Teru Bozu”, making a doll for good weather tomorrow
Have you ever seen a doll hanging in someone’s window in Japan? Japan is now in its rainy season, so
竹下通り傘
2016.06.17
Don’t be fooled by the Japanese calendar, and don’t forget your umbrella!
Old world Japanese customs can be found in day-to-day life. Whether you’re enjoying a meal, explorin
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2016.06.03
Experience traditional Japanese crafts near the Tokyo Sky Tree Tower! 5 shops and studios, including workshop information
The Tokyo Sky Tree Tower is such a modern building and consists of cutting edge technologies. By con
sumo
2016.04.27
Sumo: Japanese wrestling with a real fighting spirit.
Sumo wrestlers wear topknots and traditional loincloths on the tournament ring that follows customs
Herding deer
2016.04.03
Deer herding to the beautiful sounds of a horn in Nara!
Herding deer started in 1892 with the establishment of a shelter for deer called Rokuen. The buildin
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2016.04.01
Hokkaido Shinkansen began operation! The reason why you should visit Hokkaido and Tohoku
・We visited the Tohoku and Hokkaido’s sightseeing symposium!・It’s the best Hanami location!・Speaking
2016.03.23
Cherry Blossom observation spots in Eastern Tokyo❀
When the cherry blossoms bloom, you’ll know that the spring season is coming to Japan. For centuries
Depachika
2016.03.18
Where can you buy food in Tokyo, other than at convenience stores and supermarkets? Ready-to-Eat meals sold at Depachika!
During your travels in Japan, you may go to convenience stores and grab everyday, convenient food. T
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2016.02.09
Choose your favorite chocolate from a wide variety during the Valentine’s season in Japan♥
A lot of Japanese people, especially women, are passionate about trying new chocolate. A few weeks b
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2016.02.03
The Japanese manner of “お辞儀” (Ojigi: The Bow)
Have you ever seen the Japanese soccer player Nagatomo bowing after he scored his first goal after j