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Imperial Family

In April of 2003, the wedding celebration of Prince Satohito Arisugawa and his bride Harumi Sakamoto were held. The celebration had all the splendor, pomp, and circumstance one would expect of a royal wedding. The Prince was dressed in a dashing traditional military uniform. The bride, a former announcer,...

Did you know that Spirited Away, an Academy Award winner and Japan's highest-grossing movie of all time got its inspiration through a magnificent bathhouse? Well, the bathhouse is none other than a place called Dogo Onsen, a famous hot spring in Shikoku. cinapse.co/ History deviantart.com/ Dogo Onsen is a hot...

The Japanese Imperial family is a symbol of the grace of the nation. All of them, for the most part, remain reserved and graceful in all situations. It is indeed enticing that the Imperial Family opens the gates to the palace on the days of the Emperor’s birthday (December...

As modernization continues to assimilate other cultures into one global culture, Japan is battling over the preservation of its traditions; and one of these traditions is the use of the family crest (kamon) and the incorporation of it into their daily lives. imgarcade.com/ The use of crest or symbols in...

Unlike in Europe where family crests were used to distinguish nobility from commoners, Japan's family crests (kamon) were not only exclusive to noblemen. The use of family crests also extended to samurai warriors and commoners. Although the kamon was exclusive only to nobility during the eighth century, it then became...

National Emblems or Imperial Seals or Government Symbols are present in almost each and every country. It is a way to give uniqueness and honor to a person or a position or a state. No one else is allowed to use it. Japan has two major emblems, one for...

Imperial Family still exists under the Yamato Dynasty in Japan. This is the family of Japan's Emperor whose task is to unite the Japanese people. The reigning emperor of Japan is Emperor Akihito. He has a son named Prince Fumihito. The prince married Princess Kiko. They had a beautiful...

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