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Japan is famous for its martial arts such as Karate (空手), Judo (柔道), Kendo (剣道), Aikido (合気道), Jujutsu (柔術), Sumo (相撲), and others. Some of these martial arts, especially Kendo, involve swordsmanship which makes them interesting activities. Many people practice using a bamboo sword or a plastic sword at...

Now is the season for sending gifts in Japan as the Ochuugen season kicks off in summer. Ever wondered why and how this custom came about and the things to take note of when buying gifts? Read on to learn more about Ochuugen! Gift for Ochuugen mnky.jp/ How it came about Gifts to...

In Japan, gift giving is often incorporated with different situations. Whether it be for a wedding, a child's birth, or even confinement in a hospital, you will receive gifts from your Japanese family or friends. So in Japan, when you receive a gift, it is important to reciprocate the...

Check out these four Japanese customs that may seem quirky or unusual to many other cultures. However, some cultures may also relate to these customs too, so take a look and see what you think! 1. Less Interest in Perfume and Deodorant kafkaesqueblog.com/ Japanese people do not use perfume very often as...

Japan is not a tip required country, but there are certain occasions in which you are asked to give money as a way of expressing your wishes. Here are the popular examples of money-related Japanese customs and traditions of which you may want to know in advance. 1. Weddings and...

Are you going to get married to your lover? Congratulations! I hope you will have a happy life with him. By the way... are you going to become a housewife after having kids? If so, please take a look at this article first, and think about your life when...

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