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If you're a pregnant woman and your due date is approaching, your doctor or midwife will probably ask you how you're going to get to the clinic or hospital when you go into labor. For those who have a car and somebody to drive them this shouldn't be a...

Hanami (flower viewing) has been a traditional custom in Japan for centuries and is mostly done from the end of March to the beginning of May, depending on the weather. If you are planning on doing hanami with your friends and family during spring, then make your way to...

Of all the phrases and descriptions associated with Japan - world heritage sites, deep appreciation for history and culture, outstanding cuisine - being a modern, technology-driven country seem to take a back seat. In my opinion, it’s not the ultra-fast bullet trains (shinkansen), or extensive rail network that amazes...

When you think of Japanese food people usually think of rice, noodles, or sushi. Sweets rarely come to mind when people unfamiliar with Japan image the cuisine. Wagashi are traditional Japanese sweets made of traditional ingredients such as mochi (rice cake) and anko (paste made of azuki red beans)....

One of the most popular dishes during summer in Japan is Somen. The dish involves somen noodles (thin white noodles made from wheat) that are first boiled in water, then placed in a bowl filled with ice and ice water before it's finally served. But another fun way to...

Hi, readers! This is the Japan Info staff. We wanted to say thank you for always reading our articles and we've got a way for you to enjoy them more! Out of all the posts we have published on Facebook over the last week (June 6-12), we are happy to show...

With various kinds of adaptations such as movies and stage shows being made in Japan, your favorite manga and anime can come to life. I'm sure many of you have heard of the live versions of manga and no doubt some of you also want to experience the live...

Throughout the month of June, running until the 26th of the month, the Short Shorts Film Festival takes place at various venues across Tokyo and Yokohama and the best thing is that entry to most events is free of charge. The Film Festival shortshorts.org/ The Short Shorts Film Festival has...

Buddhism is considered to be one of the oldest religions in Japan. One of its practices is the meditation which is called "Zen" in Japanese. It is a means of enlightenment which can be seen in the life of Buddha and permeated many people's everyday life in Japan. For...

Want to try a new look that's new and refreshing? Then let's take a closer look at several aspects of Japanese fashion! Stay up to date with what's 'cool' among Japan's fashionistas by checking out the hip Harajuku area in Tokyo. Being a popular fashion district in its own...

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