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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
2017.02.19
Roof tiles that ward off evil called Shōki-san. Tips for finding Shōki-gawara in the Naramachi area!
“Naramachi” is a district that covers one fourth of the south side of the old town of Nara city, and
oshogatu_title
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
2016.10.03
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
asakusa_interview
2016.03.13
We Interviewed some tourists from overseas in the popular Asakusa area!
Tadaima Japan went to Asakusa, one of the most popular tourist spots in Tokyo, to interview foreigne
Customs for January
2015.12.30
Greet in the New Year! Customs for January
1st January to 7th January, The first visit to a shrine Hatsumode, or the first visit to a shrine
wasabinterview
2015.12.22
Realities of Japan: Working in a Rural City in Japan
I Want to Work in Japan, Despite Many Cultural Differences When it comes to working in Japan, big
注釈:The Tokyo Metro Subway Map and Route Planner
2015.12.06
Scared of Tokyo’s complicated subway system? Here’s a multilingual metro- planning App!
You no longer have to worry about getting lost in Tokyo! You might be overwhelmed when looking at
Genießen in Tokio – 100 Restaurants und Cafés
2015.10.14
“Genießen in Tokio – 100 Restaurants und Cafés”, a guidebook for 100 restaurants and cafés in Tokyo, chosen by a German writer!
Tokyo restaurants and cafés for Germans, carefully chosen by a German writer! Tokyo is a large ci
Athletics day
2015.10.07
Autumn is the season for Athletics! “Athletics day” is held in local areas and at schools.
The season for “Athletics day” has arrived! We have a saying in Japan, “Autumn is the season for
october
2015.09.25
Customs for October
Thursday October 1st: Seasonal change of clothing This custom started around the 8th Century as a
Customs for September
2015.08.31
Customs for September
Tue, 1 September: Disaster drill day This day was established to raise awareness for disasters by
2015.07.27
Customs for August
Sat, 1st August: Hassaku This old custom is also called “Ta-no-mi-no-sekku”and its for giving the
2015.07.06
Seasonal customs for July
Wed, 1st July: “Yamabiraki” or the opening of a mountain to climbers. This is the first day of th
bath time
2015.05.20
'Ofuro,' The Japanese bath for relaxation in the bathroom
Very popular in Japanese bathrooms, the bathtub Japanese people usually take baths at night befor