Monthly Archives: March 2015

"Bento" is now a common word. Tt's been developing year by year, and finally it reached the new level: Kyaraben. Kyaraben is an abbreviation for character bento, which is a character-shaped/designed bento. Japanese kindergarteners do love opening their lunch boxes and seeing beautiful kyarabens. ameblo.jp/ Japanese moms are very dextrous. They work on...

aionline-japan.com/ Do you know Wagashi? Wagashi is a Japanese traditional sweet. However, it's not just sweets. I think that they are art! I'll introduce you the cutest Wagashi and the stores that you can get them at! Let's take a look at the most beautiful Wagashi. After reading this article...

What do you think about Japanese skin, particularly face? Probably you would say "white" or "smooth-looking". Is is because for the Japanese, beautiful skin is defined as white and smooth, especially for girls. They really care about their skin every day and they seek for the ways to make it...

When traveling to another land, you always have a to-do list and number of places to visit that are authentic to the country, or and area you are visiting. Do not go with the crowd and settle for the tourist destinations, to take 'selfies' there, but try to immerse...

When talking about travelling in Japan, you probably think of the metropolitan Tokyo or Osaka, don't you? But how about Tottori (鳥取)? It is the least populated prefecture of Japan yet blessed with many natural wonders awaiting for adventurous people to discover them. This time, I'll talk about Mitokusan (三徳山) in...

Japan is a home to many authentic ramen flavors. One of the reasons people visit Japan is its rich ramen culture and history. But it's not just about the authentic Japanese dishes served in restaurants, its also a wide selection of instant noodles. One of which is the instant...

For those of you who are living in Tokyo and don't have much time to treat themselves to a long trip, there is option that will brighten weekend and become one of precious travelling memories. It's a lovely natural island, located in the country side area of Japan. Regardless...

If you love drinking alcohol,it's totally obvious that you start to love drinking life in Tokyo.Usually,Tokyo is famous city which is really expensive.But if you get in one deeper street from main street,you can find that there are lots of great and unique pubs and restaurants which only local...

One of my favorite things about Japan is their Anime. It is enjoyed not just by the youth, but also the adults. Anime arose in the early 20th century, and has been dominating Japan and other country ever since. The word "Anime" is a term used to refer to...

Takachiho Gorge or Takachiho canyon (高千穂峡) is truly a mystical gem of Kyushu located in Miyazaki prefecture, about 200 kilometers from Fukuoka city. Takachiho Canyon is an exceptionally beautiful narrow gorge cut through the rock by the Gokase River. The spectacular steep walls of the Takachiho Gorge were formed...

SOCIAL