CULTURE

CULTURE

I stayed abroad for a year when I was in the 3rd year of the university. There were some Japanese students in classes including me, but of course many Chinese and Korean people are there as well. I, somehow, easily realized who was Japanese and who wasn't there at first sight,...

Japan is now famed for its beautiful sakura (cherry blossoms) but back in the Edo period, it was ume, or plum blossoms, were the quintessential sign of spring to come. Ume blossoms are not quite as flashy and bountiful as sakura blossoms, but certainly very pretty in a subtler,...

1.bp.blogspot.com JAPAN'S FASHION IN FOUR SEASON!! Season changes in Japan and so do the styles. As we all know there are four beautiful seasons in the Land of the rising sun, which are Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn. Fashion in Japan is being recognized all over the world and they...

These days Japanese Grave type has changed the ground grave for not ground grave. So future how change do grave do. Japanese Grave started since earthenware era. Before Grave said to Kohun(=a Tumulus). Kohun plus.google.com That was showed up 7 AC.That's shaped seems like Keyhole. So that is called Keyhole-shaped tumulus. And...

ja.wikipedia.org Nabe History Every winter, most of Japanese people eat something in "Nabe(=鍋)" In Japan there are many kind of Nabe per location. And Nabe have long history Since earthenware era. Nabe story date back to Earthenware, which was 206. AC. That period could see the clay figure and tumulus. In...

Most people love taking photo for SSN or making private good memories easily. The photo sticker booth, Purikura is pretty famous in Japan. This machine is used by many young people. It is enjoyable during taking a photo with many decorations, stamps and graffiti which can be used as...

When you come in Japan, you will be very busy as there are so many things to visit. You might be exhausted. How about going to a cafe? That's actually a great way to relax however we highly recommend you to visit Japan's special cafes! In these unusual cafes...

Even if you come to Japan on a trip, it is difficult to know about Japanese schools. Therefore, today, I would like to introduce some Japanese public elementary school customs. Buy the way, if you are native English speaker and have a degree, you could be an English teacher at...

Did you know that there are vending machines a bit everywhere in Japan and especially in Tokyo? Well if you didn't you won't miss them when you arrive there! If you have no clue of what a vending machine is, it is simply a convenience machine that provides a...

Do you know Wa-gasa? Wagasa is Japanese traditional things. ja.wikipedia.org/ When wagasa first emerged? Wagasa dates back in "Heian era", it was very popular among Hujiwara clan, the most prosperity era for Fujiwara clan. That time Wagasa was used to protect aristocrats from sun and evil spirits. So not used as protection from...

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