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What to Do During the Japanese winter?

The Japanese winter season starts from December and ends in February. There are times when the country is freezing cold that people forget about doing any special activities. It can be a dream for skiers but a nightmare for the tropical ones. For those who want to make the most of their winter stay in…

Yakiniku: DIY Dining at its Finest!

Eating beef was only legalized after the Meiji Restoration period. At this time, the Meiji Emperor thought of ways to promote beef consumption. To persuade people, he even ate it in public. “Steak” was translated as “yakiniku.”   hokkaido-prefecture.weebly.com/ Origin of Yakiniku After WWII, yakiniku became noticeably popular in Japan. It was said to be…

AKB48: the Biggest Idol Group in Japan!

In Japanese pop culture, an idol is a young star who is being promoted for cuteness. They are adored by many people and are intended to serve as role models. Their public image is very significant and should be as perfect as possible. But, have you ever wondered how many members an idol group must…

Radio Taiso: Japan’s Morning Exercise Ritual

The popular warm-up calisthenics in Japan is known as “radio taiso” or simply, radio exercise. You can hear it on NHK radio every morning. Calisthenics is a form of exercise that doesn’t use any equipment or apparatus and is intended to increase the body’s fitness and flexibility. This is also thought to be an overall…

Shoyu: The Various Types Of Japanese Soy Sauces

People, from long time ago, have always been searching for different ways of preserving foods. One thing they discovered was the use of salt, which was not only good for preservation but for enhancing flavour as well. The ultimate rich liquid seasoning which was used in place of salt to add flavor to food was…