Yumiko

Yumiko

Writer


I’m a freelance filmmaker who was born in Tochigi prefecture. I like the Southeast Asian subculture. I’d like to present information that will make the people of the world want to visit Japan.

Articles

hikarinoie
2015.01.09
The "House of Light," an accommodating facility that merges the art of light with a traditional Japanese house.
An accommodating facility created by James Turrell, a master in the world of art In Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture there is a building called the
Osechi dish
2014.12.31
【WINTER】Osechi boxes for the New Year’s holidays, a Japanese food tradition.
Traditional dishes for the Japanese New Year’s holiday are Osechi boxes with a variety of lucky foods. Beautifully set in compartments of layered boxe
kapibara
2014.11.26
【WINTER】Common during the winter? The sight of capybaras comfortably bathing in hot springs has a healing effect. “Izu Shaboten Park”
It is not only humans who like hot springs! Japan has grown chillier and it is currently very cold; we can feel the depth of winter approaching d
jindaiji
2014.11.25
The lovely waters and the abundant greenery of “Jindaiji Temple” will make you forget the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Lovely Waters and the Abundant Greenery of “Jindaiji Temple” Will Make You Forget the Hustle and Bustle of the City. Located in Tokyo's wes
2014.10.17
Cooking on a roof tile?! Have a taste of “Kawara Soba,” a Yamaguchi Prefecture specialty
This weird cooking technique was born in battle In the City of Shimonoseki, in Yamaguchi Prefecture, there is a local cuisine called kawara soba. It
2014.10.15
【AUTUMN】A vast golden carpet, the Sengokuhara Japanese “Pampas Grass Field in Hakone”
Japanese pampas grass, a symbol of autumn in Japan nears its peak viewing season In Japan, when autumn arrives, Japanese pampas grass turns gold
2014.10.14
“Hakari-me-Don,” The best eel of Japan and a well-known product of Futtsu city, Chiba prefecture, caught in Tokyo Bay.
“Edomae-anago (conger)” is loved by the people who were born in Edo (Tokyo) Most Japanese would say that the answer is eel if you ask them which
2014.10.02
Let’s learn the spirit of “Omotenashi”(hospitality). The “Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony” is held for all, from beginners to advanced.
Into the deep “chanoyu” (tea) origin of the Japanese sense of beauty There is the “Wabi/Sabi” culture in our spirits. It is one of the important s
2014.09.24
The place where a million red spider lilies bloom ominously, "Village of the Red Spider Lilies, Kinchakuda"
An event held only in Japan to express feelings of gratitude to our ancestors, "Equinoctial Week" In Buddhism, the weeks in April and September wh
2014.09.02
Food: A Classic Japanese Beauty Treatment
Create beauty from within by eating! What kind of beauty treatments do you have in your country? In Japan, there are cooking ingredients that are
2014.08.30
How to use your Japanese Folding Fan the Right Way
The different uses of the folding fan in Japanese culture Many people may think of the folding fan as something to put on the wall for decoration or
2014.08.29
From children to grown-ups, “Gacha-gacha” are the collectables that everybody is avidly turning the knob in order to get!
Gashapon / Dick Thomas Johnson Many of the capsule toys found in Japan are very unique! Japanese capsule toys are called "Gacha-gacha" or "Gachap
2014.08.27
They go well with alcohol and with sweets – the healthy “edamame” (green soybeans)!
“Beer and edamame” are the quintessential combination of the Japanese summer. Can you find "edamame" in Japanese restaurants in your country? "Eda

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2018.08.16
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2018.08.16
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