Kenichiro Asai

Kenichiro Asai

Writer


I’m a wanderer who suddenly found himself working as a writer. I normally teach junior high school students at a preparatory school.

Articles

Shiraito Falls
2016.03.26
Let’s relax at Shiraito Falls in Shizuoka Prefecture after visiting Mt. Fuji!
There are several waterfalls called Shiraito in Japan, and the most famous is in Shizuoka Prefecture. It is relatively large compared to others in Jap
Togakushi Shrine
2016.02.01
Let’s tour spiritual places at Togakushi Shrine.
You are sure to be happy with the 5 benefits of this shrine! This time I’d like to introduce Togakushi Shrine, mentioned in the previous article ab
Kagami-ike
2015.12.25
Mystical “Kagami-ike” will astonish you!
The beauty of Mt. Togakushi created by nature. The name, Kagami-ike, or “Mirror Lake” explains everything. The lake shows a Beautiful reflection of M
Kannako Dam
2015.11.21
Shimokubo Dam in Saitama Prefecture, where you can view the beautiful winter cherry blossoms and autumn foliage.
If you like nature, visit Shimokubo Dam! Most of the land in Japan is very mountainous and electricity is primarily generated by water. There are m
2015.08.12
"The Hiroshima Gokoku Shrine" is strongly associated with carp.
https://youtu.be/pFwSxlght2g One outstanding shrine in the Chugoku area We dropped by Hiroshima Gokoku Shrine to write an article about Hiroshima. I
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Pork cutlets and vegetable slewers
2015.07.13
Try Osaka’s specialty,“Kushikatsu,”skewered pork cutlets at Darma restaurant!
Darma is where kushikatsu originated. Kushikatsu is a dish made of skewered deep fried pork cutlet and vegetables. This simple cuisine was created
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okinawa, kyoda
2015.06.03
Why not take a long rest "Kyoda", Japan’s best wayside rest area.
Japan’s new sightseeing spot. We have introduced many places to sightsee in Japan, but this might be a relatively new place that is unique to Japan
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Nakijin castle
2015.06.02
Nakijin Castle, where a sense of ancient Okinawa can be felt
It was designated as one of the “Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu” in 2000. Nakijin Castle is proud of its vast groun
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the sea
2015.06.01
You can easily access the Okinawan Island, Kourijima, by car.
Let’s drop by an isolated Island! If you are thinking to yourself, “I’d love to go to an isolated Island, but don’t want to risk seasickness on a
2015.05.04
Another ‘side’ of Hateruma Island can be seen from "Takanazaki" Point
Feel the kindness and harshness of nature. Having previously introduced Hateruma Island’s beautiful beach, I actually have more recommendations f
karuta
2015.01.06
“Karuta” a classic Japanese children's game
There are many kinds of games played during Japan’s New Year. We have many “Oshogatsu” games to play during the New Year including ”Spinning top,
kadomatsu
2014.12.23
【WINTER】Towers of pine and bamboo: Kadomatsu decoration, a tradition of the Japanese New Year’s Holiday
Kadomatsu is a decoration with three cut pieces of bamboo and pine for the Japanese New Year’s holiday. After Christmas, you will see this decoration
sankakupark
2014.12.05
Do you know where “Tako-yaki” paradise is in Osaka? Answer: Sankaku Park
You can fully enjoy these octopus dumplings or, “Tako-yaki” in Sankaku Park! Tako-yaki can be called the “soul food” of Osaka. It’s a cuisine th
2014.10.24
Please try it if you don’t like raw fish, “Namero,” the local food of Chiba
Let’s try Namero and conquer your dislike of raw fish! Some people don’t like raw fish even though they like Japanese food. We have one food we
2014.10.07
Feel free to enjoy the craftsmanship at the “Hakata Traditional Craft and Design Museum”
The modest exterior appearance provides a sense of Japanese elegance As the name suggests, the "Hakata Traditional Craft and Design Museum" is a m

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