Everyday Life in Japan

注釈:The Tokyo Metro Subway Map and Route Planner
2015.12.06
Scared of Tokyo’s complicated subway system? Here’s a multilingual metro- planning App!
You no longer have to worry about getting lost in Tokyo! You might be overwhelmed when looking at this metro map of Tokyo. Tokyo’s subway system is
Customs for December
2015.11.28
【WINTER】Japanese Customs for December
We refer to December as “Shiwasu”. In Japan, we usually ‘tie up loose ends’ in the old year to have a more refreshing New Year. We visit people who
Wasabi’s class
2015.11.10
Learn Japanese from Wasabi’s one-on-one lesson, from *$47 per month on Skype!
The number of Japanese language students has increased, contrary to the small amount of native Japanese teachers. Japan has been preparing for the
The scramble crossing in Shibuya
2015.11.06
A typical day in the life of a Tokyoite in Shibuya
13:00: Meeting friends in front of the Hachiko statue or at TSUTAYA. The crazy scramble crossing is famous in Shibuya and is usually interesting to
Customs for November
2015.10.30
【AUTUMN】Customs for November
Friday,3 November: Culture Day This is a national holiday designated as a day to celebrate the proclamation of the Constitution of Japan in 1946. I
Genießen in Tokio – 100 Restaurants und Cafés
2015.10.14
“Genießen in Tokio – 100 Restaurants und Cafés”, a guidebook for 100 restaurants and cafés in Tokyo, chosen by a German writer!
Tokyo restaurants and cafés for Germans, carefully chosen by a German writer! Tokyo is a large city where many international visitors come each yea
Athletics day
2015.10.07
【AUTUMN】Autumn is the season for Athletics! “Athletics day” is held in local areas and at schools.
The season for “Athletics day” has arrived! We have a saying in Japan, “Autumn is the season for Athletics.” It suggests that autumn’s climate is s
october
2015.09.25
【AUTUMN】Customs for October
Sunday, October 1st, 2017: Seasonal change of clothing This custom started around the 8th Century as a nobles custom. seasonal change of clothing.
Customs for September
2015.08.31
【AUTUMN】Japanese Customs for September
Sat, 1 September: Disaster prevention day Disaster prevention day (防災の日, bousai no hi in Japanese), was established to raise awareness for disasters
The couple in Yukata.
2015.08.17
【SUMMER】How to enjoy “Yukata” in Japan
Yukata is a typical kind of Kimono, worn during the summer. It used to be called yukata-bira, which were an undergarment noble people in the Heian per
2015.08.04
【SUMMER】Sparklers, the Beauty of Fireworks in your Hands
Enjoy the summer with your friends and family with handheld fireworks. There are many fireworks festivals throughout Japan, but  did you know you c
2015.07.27
【SUMMER】The Japanese Customs for August
Sat, 1st August: Hassaku This old custom is also called “Ta-no-mi-no-sekku”and it's for giving the first ears of rice to those who take care of you
2015.07.06
【SUMMER】Japanese Customs for July
July 1st: “Yamabiraki” or the opening of a mountain to climbers. This is the first day of the year when people can climb a mountain. It originated
Ema for praying for success at school
2015.07.02
How to write on the wooden plaque called 'Ema' and send your wishes to the Shinto gods.
Sending your wishes to the spirits If you have ever visited a Shinto religion shrine, you may have noticed these small wooden boards hanging. They
2015.06.05
【SUMMER】Japanese Customs for June
June 1st: Koromogae (Seasonal change of clothing) Schools and companies that use uniforms change them to their summer attire. This custom has exist