2016 October

Enjoy Autumn 2016 With These Three Floral Festivals in Hokkaido!

At the mention of floral festivals in Japan, most people would have the impression that these take place only during the spring and summer season. However, do you know that there are three autumn floral festivals in Hokkaido which you can check out this autumn 2016? Read on to find out more about them so…

Into Cosplay? Here Are 5 Japanese Anime Popular Among Cosplayers

Anime and manga comprise a major portion of Japanese pop culture today, especially since it is not only popular in Japan but also around the world. To allow people to express their love for their favorite anime characters, “cosplay” (from the word “costume” and “play”) came into practice. It is a performance art in which…

All About The Multitalented Japanese Actress Yui Aragaki and Her Career

If you have watched Miura Haruma’s Sky of Love (Koizora) or Sakai Masato’s Legal High, then you must be familiar with the actress Aragaki Yui. Aragaki Yui will star in the drama adaptation of the manga series “Nigeru wa Haji da ga Yaku ni Tatsu,” We Married as Job. We Married as Job 2016年も残り数時間…逃げ恥のカウントダウンしていた日々が懐かしいです。さて!今日は逃げ恥のみくりと平匡さんこと、結衣さんと源さんが年末を鮮やかに彩るとか…赤坂はもちろんですが、渋谷の様子も気になる大晦日です❁恋ダンス待機!#逃げ恥 #紅白…

Take Part in the 3 Major Autumn Festivals of Kyushu This 2016

At the mention of the word “matsuri (Japanese festival),” most people would typically associate it with the summer season. However, there are many unique and fun festivals to take part in during the cooler autumn as well. Join me in learning about the Sandai Kunchi (三大くんち) of Kyushu happening this October and November 2016! find-travel.jp/…

Who Is This Japanese Actor Who Starred in 9 Films and 2 Dramas in 2016?

Those who say that “Yamazaki Kento is everywhere!” or “Fukushi Sota is everywhere!” probably haven’t heard of Masaki Suda. In 2016 alone, Masaki starred in 9 films. That’s more than the 8 films that Sometani Shota did in 2015. Masaki Suda ありがとう熊本!だご! #帝一の國 pic.twitter.com/F9VkgEpUrB — 菅田将暉 (@sudaofficial) April 23, 2017 Masaki Suda, whose real name…

Yet Another Crazy Japanese Innovation – a Sake Vending Machine!

As you probably already know, Japan has a lot of weird and interesting innovations which includes a variety of out-of-this-world vending machines. Some of the most bizarre and craziest ones include the banana vending machine, the rice vending machine, and the egg vending machine. With that said, how would you react if a sake vending…

The Reason Why the Japanese Film ‘Your Name’ Is a Box Office Hit

By far the biggest anime film hit of 2016! In a span of three days after its release in Japanese theater on August 26, 2016, Your Name (君の名は。 – Kimi no Na wa) easily grabbed the top box office hit throne with its stunning 1.2 billion yen earning! Ever since the announcement of Makoto Shinkai’s…

Join and Visit These 5 Tours and Museums to Learn More About Japan

Exploring the outdoors in Japan may not always be the best option to learn about the country’s culture and history, especially when it is scorching hot or when it’s freezing cold. Fortunately, there are indoor observation tours that’ll keep you entertained with the comfort of the right room temperature. These tours will help you learn…

Top 5 Breathtaking Places in Nagano to Enjoy the Autumn Foliage

Japan is known around the world as a country of advanced technology and developed cities. But aside from all its amazing skyscrapers and infrastructures, the country takes pride of its wonderful nature and picture-perfect sceneries. No wonder travelers from around the globe would never dare to forget including Japan on their bucket list! As everyone…

The Japanese Actor Behind Tokyo Ghoul Live-Action’s Kaneki Ken

Reports about Masataka Kubota playing the lead character, Monkey D. Luffy, in a live-action movie for One Piece started circulating and perturbed the fans of the long-running popular series. But they heaved a sigh of relief as Shueisha Inc. and Toei Animation totally debunked the claims of a Chinese company buying the copyrights to have…
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