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Looking for a Nice Winter Drink in Japan? These 4 Ought to Keep You Warm!

We all see demand for certain drinks such as melon soda, mugicha (barley tea), mango juice, and others go up during summer. However, if you are experiencing the beautiful and cold Japanese wintertime and wondering which non-alcoholic beverages would complement the weather and mood, check out these four tasty Japanese drinks! 1. Dainagon Shiruko A…

Do You Know These 6 Essential Japanese Vocabulary Items for Winter?

Winter is here in Japan, bringing dry air, clear skies, and huge snowfall in northern prefectures such as Aomori, Hokkaido, and Iwate. There are a lot of great things about winter in Japan, such as hot and delicious drinks, seasonal food such as hot pot, and winter illuminations. Here are some useful words that will…

Craving Soba? Learn the Many Ways to Enjoy It!

Japan has a special food culture. There are several unique dishes, including many types of noodles. One popular type of noodle which dates back to the Jomon Period is “soba.” The Jomon period was a prehistoric time in the history of Japan. However, soba became a more important part of Japanese culture during the Edo…