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Who is Maru, Japan’s Most Famous Celebrity Cat?

In Japan, pets can be celebrities too! You may have heard of Hachiko, the Akita dog that waited nine years in front of Shibuya Station for his owner to come back: definitely Japan’s most loyal dog. He may even have been the one who sparked Japan’s love for animals, especially dogs and cats. In fact,…

Feline Station Master Tama Passes Away; 3,000 People Attend the Funeral

June 22, 2015 the most famous feline of Japan passed away. Tama the Cat’s passing was all over the news, including international, making her gain more popularity upon her death. en.wikipedia.org/ But what has made Tama so popular in all of Japan that more than 3,000 people attended her Shinto-style funeral? Tama the Cat’s story…

Summer is the season for Kabutomushi, Japanese beetles!

What is Kabutomushi? Summer is here, and besides the warm weather, festivals and fireworks it’s the perfect time for kabutomushi. If you aren’t sure what that is! it’s a giant beetle with horns. Honestly it’s the ugliest thing I ever saw. It is known as the Japanese rhinoceros beetle. But it just so happens to…

Stay in a Reasonable International Onsen Hotel, Shizuoka

LaVista Izusan is a hidden gem of Onsen and high standard rooms with great view of Sagami Bay, known as a source of fresh sea food in Kanto area. This apartment-type hotel offers good range of on-site chef made buffet, which is served at dinner and breakfast times, and not to mention, it has it’s…

Play with Kangaroos, Penguins, and Capybaras in Kobe Petting Zoo

The Animal Kingdom in Kobe is a fantastic ‘petting zoo’ style place but with a fantastic twist! There are no cages here, all the animals are free to roam around their large rooms that are open to the public. You have the opportunity to walk through these rooms and interact with a wide variety of…

The cutest breeds of Japanese dogs

Most of you are familiar with German Shepards, French Poodles, American Cocker Spaniels and it seems that each country has a flagship breed. So does Japan, and to no surprise, most of the popular breeds are extremely kawaii! Unfortunately most landlords do not allow any pets in apartments and if you do not have a…

2 Crazy Rental Services in Japan

With people usually being busy working and not having enough time to spend meeting new people or taking care of the things they would like to do, it is not surprising that there are rental services in Japan that quite different from the usual ones. Renting a car when moving, going somewhere where your own…

Japan, the Best Place to Be a Dog!

For those who live in Japan, it is common to see the dogs walked everywhere. Maybe some of you have already seen dogs playing in a garden, in a cafe, and in some shops. In Japan, it doesn’t matter if you’re old or young, a woman or a man, they really like dogs and dogs…

7 odd facts about Japan

Every country in this world has some peculiar facts about it, so does Japan. These are some interesting facts about Japan! Earthquakes thelayeredearth.com/ Around 1500 earthquakes have occurred in Japan. If you live or stay in Japan, don’t get shocked if you suddenly feel a little shaking. Health c1.thejournal.ie/ Japanese people are really concerned with…

Japanese are crazy about pets!

Japan is a pets power. Pets are family to people, and we can say dogs and cats are still strongest of all pets. Nowadays, the number of dogs and cats has outnumbered children under 15. Reference:diamond.jp/ What attracts us Japanese human beings about living with their pets? 1. Pets have great healing power. We work…
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