Fashionable twists of the Japanese high school uniforms

krtek7.blog58.fc2.com/ When you visit Japan, you will see many high school students wearing their uniforms absolutely everywhere! Especially girls who wear EXTREMELY short skirts just like the girl in the photo. They are called “JK”, which is an abbreviation of “Joshi-Kosei”. “Joshi” means girl, and ” Kosei” means high school student. So, that literally means…

“Japanese Job Hunting”, strange and unique.

Preparing for life after school is a common concern for college students, but perhaps even more of a struggle for Japanese students. This is in no small part due to the peculiar system of shukatsu, or job-hunting, in Japan. Companies in Japan have a custom of hiring one class of fresh graduates every April. The…

All you need to know about Kimono

The kimono (着物?) is a Japanese traditional garment. The word “kimono”, which literally means a “thing to wear” (ki “wear” and mono”thing”), has come to denote these full-length robes. The standard plural of the word kimono in English is kimonos, but the unmarked Japanese plural kimono is also sometimes used. Kimono are T-shaped, straight-lined robes…

Learn about the oldest ongoing hereditary monarchy in the world!!

It is extremely important to learn about the culture before and when you come to Japan. This topic is about the Imperial family in Japan which is highly recommended to know about at least a little bit. The Imperial family is very important because it has been a part of Japan for hundreds of years.…

Training Martial Arts in Japan

Whether you’re just a beginner or avid practitioner, Japan is a wonderful place to study the martial arts. With a variety of systems to choose from, the traditional fighting styles of Japan have something for every interest! Judo and Karate hinode-sekkotsu.com/ blogs.yahoo.co.jp/ Are you an athlete who enjoys a good workout and the thrill of…

Japanese Convenience Stores: They Really Can Do Everything!

Many people who have visited or lived in Japan for any length of time will probably preach to you the wonders of Japanese convenience stores or “conbini” as they are commonly called. One may wonder what could possibly be so great about such a seemingly mundane place, but below are just a few examples of…

Knowing easy Japanese makes your travel better!!

Visiting a foreign country and not being able to communicate can be frustrating. You might be scared of situations where you need to express yourself, but can not. Japanese have improved their English ability in the past 10 years, but if you happen to get to some rural area or just pass along someone who…

Shinkansen carry us toward new places

In Japan means of transportation is so much. Train and airport and shipment. That is really convenient to go sightseeing spots in Japan. In this year, New face of Shinkansen, which is a bullet train in Japan showed up. That is Hokuriku shinkansen. Shinkansen has advanced these days, So this time Let’s talk about Shinkansen.…

Best parts of living in Japan

Living in a country which is totally different from your own will challenge your life a lot but sometimes it can bring you shocking and annoying times, at the same time it will give you a very interesting adventure. You learn a lot of things about the world, and it can also make your world…

The Art of the Hanami Party

Spring is upon us once again in Japan. I tasted warm weather with this week’s rotation of warm days after a frigid weekend, something the Japanese refer to as “San-Kan-Shi-On”, literally meaning “three cold four warm” (三寒四温). The cherry blossoms are of fabled beauty here in Japan, and famous the world over, but no words…
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