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
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
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
2014.09.05
Beyond Words: Nude Friendship at the Bathhouse.
If you want to catch a glimpse of daily life in Japan, visit a bathhouse! In older day Japan, many houses had no bath. So where did they bathe? O
2014.08.26
It's so much more than just convenient! The Japanese convenience store is always evolving.
You can buy that at a convenience store?! It's just like the food at a fancy restaurant. Desserts made by pâtissiers! Specialist coffee! What do
2014.08.06
I recently visited “ART AQUARIUM”, where live goldfish dance about artistically within a world of light and images!
This is underwater art through which you can cool off and experience the beauty of Japan with all five senses. For over 400 years goldfish have a
2014.08.05
“Niku-jaga”, The flavor of a Japanese Mother’s cooking.
If you can cook this, you’ll be very popular among Japanese men. Niku-jaga, which literally means meat and potatoes, is a standard dish in Japan
2014.08.04
“Hitsumabushi”, A local eel dish of Nagoya city eaten in 3 different steps
Recommended for the hot summer! Become a master on Japan through Nagoya's local specialties! Hitsumabushi is grilled eel served over rice and one