By sayu-chan

6 Reasons Japanese People Often Wear Surgical Masks

Why do Japanese people always wear surgical masks? Many visitors coming to Japan for the first time have asked this question. Used to seeing masks only in hospitals, they have wondered why in Japan they seem to be a common item for everyone. Simple white surgical masks have always been sold in every convenience store…

Meet the Cute Japanese Character Rilakkuma and Friends!

Rilakkuma is a beloved character in Japan, where anything deemed “kawaii” has an excellent chance of becoming popular. So just who is Rilakkuma and what sort of characters make up his adorable group of friends? Who is Rilakkuma? A post shared by Rilakkuma US (@rilakkumaus) on Sep 11, 2017 at 10:57am PDT Rilakkuma is a…

Must-try new style RAMEN

Mysterious Tomato Ramen It would not be hard to imagine what the ramen is, but how about the tomato ramen? This article tries to unravel the mysterious ramen, which gradually becomes popular in Japan. One of the shops which serve the tomato ramen is called, Taiyo no Tomatomen. This shop’s name literally means the tomato…