Culture

title_ojigi_woman
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
ikebana
2015.12.28
What’s the difference between flower arranging and Ikebana? I joined an Ikebana workshop to learn the spirit of Japan.
Here we go! This time, I visited the Ichiyo School of Ikebana. They often participate abroad in exh
winter solstice
2015.12.17
Keep your body warm during the winter solstice
Winter solstice is a day when sun the is reborn. The 22nd of December is the winter solstice. It
drawing_manga
2015.12.12
Japanese Expressions: Learn Japanese from Manga for Free
Romance with Comedy 徒然つれづれチルドレン (Children in Idleness*) Author: 若林稔弥(わかばやしとしや) Vocabulary Level
Customs for December
2015.11.28
Customs for December: The busiest month of the year
We refer to December as “Shiwasu”. In Japan, we usually ‘tie up loose ends’ in the old year to ha
Shichi-go-san
2015.11.09
A festival to wish for the growth of children ages three, five, and seven. “Shichi-go-san”
It’s a day to celebrate children’s growth. You might see children dressed in Kimono during the su
Customs for November
2015.10.30
Customs for November
Tuesday,3 November: Culture Day This is a national holiday designated as a day to celebrate the p
takaranokama
2015.10.28
How about making an elegant bowl for everyday use at a traditional Japanese house in Kitakamakura? “The Takara Pottery Studio Experience”
It’s easy enough, even for a beginner! Let’s drop by a pottery class while sightseeing in Kamakura.
2015.10.23
Tadaima Japan Presents: Impressions of Japan from Spain!
An e-mail from a designer in Spain The Tadaima Japan team received an e-mail from a designer and il
Autumn foliage
2015.10.17
The season for beautiful foliage has arrived in Japan!
A variety of colors. The autumn foliage in Japan consists of many colors including yellowish