Aquico

Aquico

Editor / Writer


“My dream is that Tadaima Japan will make more people want to come to Japan. I want to introduce the beautiful Japan in which I was born. I like fingernail art!”

Articles

2015.02.21
【WINTER】Enjoy fascinating scenery in a snowy region during the “Yunishigawa Onsen Snow Hut Festival”
A hot spring in the mountain valley where a legend from 800 years ago still leaves its trace. Yunishigawa Onsen, a little known hot spring with a
2015.02.19
【BEST VIEW】Mt. Fuji and the Ocean as viewed from Azumayama Park, near Hakone
A great stop on your way to Hakone If you are visiting Japan in February and planning to go to Hakone, make sure to stop by Azumayama Park. Canola
2015.02.17
【WINTER】The Kawazu River, where to See Japanese Cherry Blossoms in Winter
What are Kawazu Cherry Blossoms? Many think of the  Japanese spring when talking about "cherry blossoms". But did you know there is a  kind of cherry
2015.02.16
The classic donburi dish, oyakodon! People can't get enough of its syrupy texture
It's made from chicken and egg; that's why it's called "parent and child donburi" There are many dishes in Japan called "donburi", or rice bowl d
2015.01.20
3 things you didn't know about eating anglerfish in Japan
Yes, you can eat anglerfish. Learn more about this intriguing fish.
joyanokane
2014.12.30
"Joya no Kane," the bells that ring out the old year and purify people's hearts on the last night of the year
See the old year out with a calm and quiet heart How is everyone going to spend New Year's eve? Some of you will probably spend it at a countdown
takaosan
2014.12.25
Great nature is just 1 hour away from Shinjuku! Enjoy a day trip hiking at “Mt. Takaosan”
We hiked Mt. Takaosan during the winter! Taking a train crowded with people who go to school and work, we arrived at Mt. Takaosan in just 1 hour from
osouji
2014.12.24
Clean away all of this year's mess! Do a GRAND HOUSE CLEANING to greet the god into your clean house
Cleaning the house is a job for dad to do during his end of year holidays! Most people in Japan will start their New Year's holidays from about n
oshogatsu
2014.12.20
Japan’s New Year “Oshogatsu” is to welcome the God Toshigami-sama, who brings abundance and happiness to each family.
Oshogatsu is to welcome the deity, Toshigami-sama. What is Oshogatsu? In Japan, the Toshigami-sama deity comes to each family and promises abundance
2014.12.17
The ‘Nengajo’ Postcard: How Japanese People Send their Best Wishes for New Year
Japanese people exchange Nengajo postcards as New Year Greetings, much like Western people sending Christmas cards to each other.
2014.11.14
In Japan, there are gods everywhere... and even a “toilet god"!
The "myriad gods," called such because there are too many to count. In Japan, since ancient times people have revered things of nature or natural
2014.11.13
Oden, the Japanese Winter One-Pot Dish you Cannot Miss!
Oden is the Japanese staple dish of the cold winter When  winter season is around the corner, oden starts appearing everywhere in Japan. It is a dish
2014.11.11
“Hakata ramen,” the first step to becoming a ramen connoisseur
If you are having "Hakata ramen," you have got to master all about the hardness of the noodles and about "kaedama" (or second serving of noodles on
2014.11.07
Japanese “kusari doi” (rain chains) lure the water drops from your rooftop down to the ground in a beautiful way
Give the rainwater which falls from your roof the chance to perform for you! Have you ever seen the chain-like ornaments which can often be found
2014.11.03
Is it Safe to Eat Raw Eggs on Rice in Japan?
Will you regret it?