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While in Japan, you are bound to come across many types of dishes which feature rice along with vegetables, meat or seafood. From the dizzying array of bentos sold at restaurants, shops and train stations to the suite of donburi offerings including oyako-don, yakiniku-don, hitsumabushi, and more, Japan is...

The increasing popularity of smartphones these days has led to the growing rate of internet addiction across the globe, and now also in Japan. This is happening particularly among youngsters and is becoming a major social problem in the country. coolsmartphone.com/ There are various kinds of internet addiction that include...

Over the years, Japan has been very successful in safeguarding its historical lineage. In fact, the country has 5,614 museums which are home to a growing collection of important Japanese cultural treasures. So, if you are planning to take a tour into some of these museums, make sure not...

For foreigners living in Japan, the appeal of visiting an onsen (hot spring) is high. Not only is it a fun cultural experience that many foreigners will not have tried in their home countries, but there are also several health benefits of visiting an onsen, such as stress relief,...

Have you seen some unstaffed stores in Japan? Have you ever wondered why Japanese people made such stores? Have you tried buying from those stores? How was your experience? Did you pay the correct amount? Mujin Hanbai or Self-Serve Store pingmag.jp/ The Japanese people are so honest and trustworthy that...

About this question "Why did you come to Japan?", a question often asked to foreigners in Japan, is actually a famous Japanese television program. This television reality program also known as "Yū wa Nani Shi ni Nippon e?"(YOUは何しに日本へ) is presented by two famous personalities in Japan, Osamu Shitara and...

Japan's boom in tourism has led people from all over the globe to come and enjoy the wonderful sights and entertainments Japan has to offer. The rise in tourism has encouraged people from all ethnic group and culture to visit the country. However, Japan has only just begun learning...

Summer is here and what better way to spend your vacation than to read a good book while you relax at the beach, while you sit and travel on an airplane or shinkansen, or even while you indulge yourself with a tasty ice cream amidst the warm and sunny...

Japanese and Korean dramas are two of the most anticipated Asian drama. But what makes them so distinct? J-Drama Many people argue about which is better, The J-Drama or K-Drama? Well, I can't please everybody and I am not in the right position to give judgment since I love both....

Most people know about Japan via anime and manga. However, there remains another aspect of the entertainment industry that once you are absorbed in it, you can hardly get out of the void. It is called the Idol Culture (Otaku). Moreover, the idol industry dedicates millions of dollars to...

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