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Want to Be as Stealthy as a Ninja? Check Out These Special Japanese Socks!

Have you ever thought about how a ninja could sneak into palaces without making any sound? Because of their stealthiness, many people are interested in trying ninja outfits. Did you know that there is a fashion trend sweeping Japan and the rest of the world right now that allows ninja outfits to be worn in…

Check Out the 10 Best Gifts You Can Buy in Tokyo!

Finding and buying Omiyage (souvenirs in Japanese) is just one unmissable aspect of any trip to a new country. During your trip to Japan, you will notice there are a lot of shops where you can buy souvenirs. You may feel a little bit lost with all the choices on offer in those shops. Here…

A Cute Animal Twist to Japanese Sandals- Perfect for the Kids!

Japanese sandals (geta) are comfortable for any occasion and are easy to slip in and out of making them hassle-free. So, to spice up your wardrobe, grab a pair of these Japanese sandals that also leave cute animal foot imprints too. Ashiato Animal Footprint Sandals japantrendshop.com/ This interesting line of geta sandals is the brainchild…

3 World–Famous Types of Japanese Footwear!

Footwear in Japan ranges from traditional to modern types. Walking on the streets of Japan, you’ll notice most people are wearing western footwear when going to work, school or even just strolling around. But even with such modern these sights, you’ll probably encounter a few people wearing something different. colgate.exblog.jp/ Even in this modern age,…

Geta: Ancient Footwear and the Modern Shoes Inspiration

Have you ever seen this pair of shoes before? You have probably seen them in Japanese movies, animations and dramas. jp.fotolia.com/ These clog-like slippers are known as “geta”. It sometimes also makes a sound similar to that of a clog. Parts of the Geta Let’s get to know more about Geta. Hanao ecx.images-amazon.com/ Traditionally speaking,…

6 Best Authentic Japanese Gift Ideas

With Japan’s mesmerizing sights and wonderful culture, tourists ought to take some souvenirs back to their homeland. But the introduction of Western and other Asian countries’ culture confuses the buyers and they end up buying not-so authentic Japanese goods. If you are one of those tourists, take note of these few authentic Japanese items that…

4 Most Famous Traditional Types of Japanese Shoes

The Netherlands is famous for their traditional wooden clogs, Turkey for their pointed slippers, and Japan? They have of course traditional shoes of their own! The pretty ones are meant for celebration, the simple ones are for everyday life. You might have seen some of them in movies, manga, anime or even in real life…

10 Affordable Gifts from Japan

When you visit a foreign country, you might want to get some things that are difficult to find in your own country. Same with Japan, you might want to find some unique things that you can buy from Japan either for yourself or for your friends / family. Of course, there are many interesting things…

All You Need to Know About the Japanese Kimono

The kimono (着物) is a Japanese traditional garment. The word “kimono”, which literally means a “thing to wear” (ki “wear” and mono”thing”), has come to denote these full-length robes. The standard plural of the word kimono in English is kimonos, but the unmarked Japanese plural kimono is also sometimes used. Kimono are T-shaped, straight-lined robes…