Rei

Rei

Writer


I’m an example of a female ninja (kunoichi) who came from Shanghai, China. I want to present interesting articles about Japan to the whole world!

Articles

2015.04.01
The beginning of Japanese roads starts here at "Nihonbashi" in Tokyo.
Nihonbashi, where Japanese roads begin. Nihonbashi (literally, Nihon-bridge) is one of the most famous bridges in Tokyo. It was built in 1603, and wa
2015.03.07
Tadaima Japan hosted a 2nd Event, A Workshop for making multifaceted Edo glass!
I had previously wrote an article about Multifaceted Edo Kiriko and actually made one, but this time we held a workshop event for those who became int
2015.02.23
My experience of aizome, dying Japan Blue
Indigo, nicknamed Japan Blue, is an important color in Japanese culture. This is why I decided to visit Wanariya, a shop that allows visitors to make
2015.02.20
Hidden Cafes in the Alleys of Asakusa
There is a shopping area full of sweets and souvenir shops on a street called Nakamise street in Asakusa. But the fun doesn’t stop there! If you wal
2015.02.18
An exotic town called "Jiyugaoka" that will make you ask: "Is this Japan?"
Get away from the typical tourists spots, and rediscover Japan.
2015.02.10
“Hina Matsuri,” a doll festival for girls that prays for health and happiness
The picture above is a doll set from a family who has daughters and is on display during Hina Matsuri every year. Hina Matsuri started during the Hei
kimekomi
2015.02.02
”Kimekomi dolls,” the wooden dolls with beautifully pleated Japanese costumes.
These Japanese dolls are dressed in really beautiful Kimonos. Do you know how to put clothes on them? These are called “Kimekomi dolls,” which
okonomiyaki
2015.01.30
Communication through cooking goes beyond national borders! An “Okonomiyaki Party” presented by Tadaima Japan.
On January 24th we held an Okonomiyaki Party and it was our first event and our first time seeing Tadaima Japan readers. It was exciting for all of us
himokawa
2015.01.26
”Himokawa Udon” is a kind of foldable noodle like a cloth, a local noodle dish from Gunma
“Is this noodle!?” When I first saw this noodle, I was so surprised even I have been in Japan for 8 years!(I’m from Shanghai, China)It’s opposite
edokiriko
2015.01.14
The magical technique of ”Multifaceted Edo glass” turns glass into art
Shining glass products from tableware to ornaments are loved by people all over the world. Japan has been developing a multifaceted glass
2014.10.22
The secret to delicious rice is in the history, lifestyle, nature and wisdom of Japan
Rice is the staple of the Japanese diet and is loved by everyone! Rice has been grown in Japan since the Jomon era (approximately 3000 years ago)
2014.10.21
You should try “Kushikatsu,” a special food of Osaka with a golden rule.
Unique foods of Osaka are not only “Takoyaki” and “Okonomiyaki”… Kushikatsu is also one of the many special foods of Osaka. It’s a prepared with
2014.09.12
Recycling in Japan
A high awareness for recycling is beautifying our neighborhood. When I first came to Japan, something I always wondered was, "Why isn't there even
2014.09.09
Standing in Line
We stand in line, it’s not because we like doing it but this is manner Every morning in the larger cities of Japan, trains are crowded with people
2014.09.08
Enjoy a fun day on the train with “Ekiben,” a railway boxed meal.
There are a large variety of Ekiben available all around Japan. When you think of a trip on a train, you might think of the scenery from the train