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Kabukicho ” The Sleepless Town”

Location Kabukicho is one of the districts in Shinjuku, that was known as the entertainment and red-light district as it has many entertainment places shops, restaurants, Pachinko, Manga cafe, clubs with live music, host and hostess clubs, and love hotels. It is bounded with people from morning to night, for this reason, this district is…

Eisa Dance Fesitval in Shinjuku, Tokyo

What is Eisa Festival? Eisa (エイサ) is a dance festival from Okinawa that is generally performed in late-July (the latest festival held on July 26) or at the end of Obon holidays to honor the ancestors and thank them. This festival is usually performed by young men and women that dance along the street accompanied…

Wear sushi on your feet!

Sushi Socks You probably know about sushi! Or maybe you have been eating it ? This food is traditional Japanese cuisine made of rice with raw seafood placed on it. Today people have became innovative and creative enough to make something with similiar appearance but with a completely different function. One of them is Sushi…

Takigi Noh, The Graceful Ancient Musical Theatre

Firelight Noh Firelight Noh (in Kufukuji called Takigi O-Noh, in which “O” is honorific prefix) is a Japanese ancient musical theater. Its plays are performed outdoors illuminated by the light of bonfires in the night sky. It originated from Kofukuji temple, Nara, Japan, first staged in 869, the temple is now World Heritage Site, and…

5 Different Types of the Japanese Bonsai Tree

Bonsai is a Japanese term that designate plants placed on a tray (“bon” means “tray” and “sai” means “planting”). It is specially made for interior decoration purposes. Creating and taking care of a bonsai is not as easy as just putting a plant on tray or pot and waiting that it grows up. To make…

“Parfait” The Perfect Modern Japanese Dessert

While talking about Japanese dessert, we can’t forget about “Parfait” written in Katakana(パフェ)as it is an imported word, the perfect Modern Japanese dessert as it name indicates it. Inspired from the one of the most elegant and raffinate gastronomy, “Parfait” is designed and created to follow the French flow. It is why it is called…

Pocky, the world famous Japanese snack

“Pocky” is the chocolate biscuit sticks that are very popular in japan. It is a Japanese snack produced by Ezaki Glico and has been selling since 1966. The regular pocky is a biscuit stick (The biscuit sticks made of wheat flour with some ingredients) dipped in chocolate, but today pocky has many variations such as…

Colorful Japanese Vehicles That Will Make Your Car Look Like a Rusty Can

Itasha Trend Have you had a chance to see colourful Japanese cars covered in characters? Well, that is what they call “Itasha” (痛車). These cars can easily be found in big city centres, mostly in otaku’s main areas such as Akihabara (Tokyo), Nippponbashi (Osaka), and Osu (Nagoya). Word “Itasha” comes from Japanese for “Italian car”…