2017 September

Witness an Outstanding Japanese Martial Art at a Festival in Aichi This October!

Traditional dances, folk music, and a parade of portable shrines or decorative floats are common to most festivals in Japan. However, in Aichi, a martial art form takes center stage in one festival. Be amazed by a masterful performance of martial arts in the Sanage Festival! History The Sanage Festival or Sanage Matsuri (猿投まつり) is…

Have You Heard Of “Blue Ramen”? Where Can You Find This Unusual Dish in Tokyo?

Japan is known for its weird and quirky inventions, and this includes food. If you want to try some delicious and unique food while in the country, head to this restaurant in Tokyo and try their ramen that has blue-colored broth! Ramen Kipposhi and Their Blue Ramen 拡散希望緊急募集です。曜日 月火木金土日時間 10〜15 17〜22従業員募集アルバイト、社員問わずカフェみたいなラーメン店で働きたい方お客さんの笑顔が溢れるお店で働きたい方待遇応相談皆様のお力をお貸しください!よろしくお願いします! pic.twitter.com/1ru3y6ufDJ — KIPPOSHI 拉麺…

Guests with Tattoos Can Now Enjoy Hot Spring Baths at This Japanese Onsen!

One of the common rules that a lot of people know about hot spring bathing is the “no tattoo” rule. Despite Japan’s advanced way of living, there seems to remain a stigma that accompanies people who have tattoos on their bodies. To many locals, tattoos still signify an association with notorious groups and organized crime…

Visit Shodoshima, One of the Best Islands to See Autumnal Beauty in Japan

There are many islands in Japan that possess a plethora of nature’s beauty, and Shodoshima is one such island especially famous for its beaches and autumn trees. You can expect a Mediterranean style of climate here and on many of the islands in the Seto Inland Sea which are usually covered in thick vegetation. Shodoshima…

Relax and Unwind at These 4 Top Cafes In Tokyo For Book Lovers!

How else can you best enjoy reading a good book than with a great cup of coffee? Well, at least for coffee lovers, reading whilst drinking this bitter-sweet beverage is enough to start any day and the perfect way to spend their free time. Coffee and books are a winning combination for many! In Tokyo,…

Meet Lulu, the World’s First Living Doll Fashion Model In Japan!

It’s not surprising that the world’s first living doll has come from Japan. Her name is “Lulu Hashimoto,” a body-doll suit made by Hitomi Komaki. Lulu is turning heads in the fashion industry with her airbrushed doll-like joints! She may look a bit creepy but for Hitomi, Lulu is simply a way for women to…

Join This Japanese Festival That Started as a Dream in Aichi Prefecture!

Whenever we sleep, we usually have a dream or two, perhaps even more. Sometimes we remember them, sometimes we don’t. If you do remember your dreams, what do you think they mean? In Japan, what started as a dream became a treasured tradition. Let’s find out more about the Miya Festival! History Miya Festival is…

Hungry but in a Hurry? Try These 4 Easy Japanese Breakfasts!

With our busy lives, we tend to not care about having a filling breakfast anymore. There are people who skip breakfast and straight up go for brunch or lunch, especially since many restaurants do not open until before noon, thus putting their health at risk. If you grew up in an Asian household, you better…
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