2015 May

6 Savory “Osenbei” Snacks

Daily Snacks In Japan, snacks are eaten daily. One of the most popular snacks is to the rice crackers called “Osenbei”. This Japanese traditional snack existed for a very long time! These crackers are made with “Uruchi Rice” which means in Japanese sticky and non-glutinous rice. The recipe is quite easy: First, we steam the…

Luxurious holiday on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa

Do you sometimes feel like you need an exotic and luxurious holiday? Well, if you live in Japan or if you’re coming for a holiday there is one place you should give a try! The paradise island of Ishigaki-jima! Ishigaki-jima okinawa-information.com/ This island is the main island of the Yaeyama archipelago. It is located in…

The 7 Captivating Disney Sea’s Worlds

There are many Disney Parks around the world but did you know that Disney Sea exists only in Japan? Tokyo Disney Sea opened in 2001 as a part of the Tokyo Disney Resort and it was the ninth worldwide Disney park to open out of the eleven that currently exist. Tokyo Disney Sea is famous…

’Purfect’ Accessories for All Cat Lovers Traveling to Japan!

There are many reasons why people love kittens. Be it their fluffy ears, cute voice, a sleepy face or a habit of rolling on the floor. Though taking care of cats is necessary, it is not easy. Feeding, bathing and giving them medicine takes a lot of time. If you don’t have time for that…

Japanese Comedians: the Funniest in the World!

Famous people on TV are rarely known outside their country. The Japanese have their own name for celebrities: お笑い芸人 (owarai geinin), お笑いタレント (owarai tarento), or simply 芸人 (geinin), which would translate to ‘comedian artist’, ‘comedian talent(ed) person’, or just ‘artist’. They are not talented people? There is often a duo of two comedians pairing to…

The Kumanofude Contribution In the Japanese Animation Industry

Kumano Brushes For Anime I have introduced, before, the types of Kumanofude brushes, the shop and its place in the make-up industry. There is also another main value that was attributed to the reputation of the Kumanofude brushes by the Ghibli Studios. As most of you know, Studio Ghibli is renowned worldwide as one of…

The 6 Cutest Japanese Cartoon Characters

Japan could be the land of kitty, Pokemon and other amazing Japanese characters in Japan for cartoon and Manga lovers! below, here is the list of the most famous cartoon characters that were originated in Japan and gained popularity across the whole globe. Read on to know their characteristics and features and I am sure…

A Short Guide to the Almighty Japanese Toilets

A toilet is something very important in our lives. Without a toilet, your very life would be incomplete. In Japan, a toilet may cause you to panic. But don’t worry, after reading this article you will be a true professional in the Japanese toilets! Free Toilets for everyone Unlike in some countries where you have…

Culture Center: Try Something New Today!

Work, home, work, home! Have you settled into a boring routine? Does the humdrum of life have you feeling down? Bunka Center Author’s photo Then, it’s time you check out what your local bunka center (culture center) has to offer. Every city has one or two, there are actually three in Nagoya city, although sometimes…

10 things you will miss about Japan

Some people I talked to said that they miss Japan very much after coming back from their holiday, even if only spent a few days in Japan. People who ever lived in Japan for some period of time must also be missing Japan desperately. Yes, Japan is a place that people always miss after they…
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