Culture

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
Customs for February
2016.01.28
Customs for February: Celebrations before the coming of spring
Wed, 3rd February: Setsubun Setsubun is a day that marks the changing of the seasons, and especia
A Gun shooting game
2016.01.25
A guide to unique booths at Japanese festivals!
Goldfish scooping Goldfish scooping is one of the most typical booths at Japanese summer festivals.
2016.01.24
Exclusive street food, let’s try it out at a festival!
Takoyaki is a must eat! Takoyaki is a piece of octopus deep fried, in a salty batter. You eat them
Drying rice plants
2016.01.22
Did you know that straw is made from a rice plant?
Nothing is wasted and very eco-friendly Rice is harvested during the fall in Japan. You can see peo
泉岳寺
2015.12.29
Japanese Samurai Spirits ~Chushingura~
Samurai (Ancient Japanese Warriors) Samurai appeared around 1000 years ago in Japanese history. T