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9 unique convenience store beverages!

Japanese convenience stores or “konbini” have been well known for the various things they offer. Of course, one of them is the kinds of beverages that they provide. The drinks are not only various, unique and good-tasting but are also considered affordable (around 100-200 yen per bottle). For those who are curious about the kinds…

Learn about the Ainu, the Indigenous Japanese People, at the Hokkaido Museum

Ainu or Aynu in Japan are indigenous people who originally lived in Hokkaido. They also lived in the Northeast part of Honshu island and Sakhalin, the island in the east coast of Russia. It is not easy to meet Ainu people nowadays. Throughout the history Ainu people have been oppressed up until Meiji era. During…

Enrich Your Knowledge about Manga at Kyoto International Manga Museum

Kyoto International Manga Museum Manga is a popular thing in Japan among Japanese or foreign people. We have already known about some manga museum, especially Ghibli museum in Tokyo. In Kyoto, there is also a manga museum. This place is called Kyoto International Manga Museum. Kyoto International Manga Museum is established as a collaboration of…

Hunting Kobe Beef, Japanese Best Quality WAGYU

Kobe Cattle Kobe beef is a delight! Who doesn’t like it? Whoever eata it, I am sure they will have a temporary life changing experience! Kobe beef is a kind of wagyu that comes from Tajima beef cattle in Kobe city, Hyogo prefecture. The cattle are fed with high-quality plants and water. That’s why the…

Out of Plans? Apply to Japanese Universities!

If you are confused about what you are going to do next in life, or are simply out of plans, there is a new idea for you. Why not just apply to study in one of the Universities in Japan and try starting a new life here? Some people may think that enrolling into Japanese…

The main elements that make Japanese food so distinctive

If you like Japanese food, you must have already realized that there is something that makes it different from the foods in other countries. Yes, Japanese food normally is characterized as light food, with no strong flavours but tasting goods. Below are some of the elements that go hand in hand with the term “Japanese…

How to Meet Real Geishas in Japan

It is no doubt that many people are curious to know the appearance of a real Geisha. In Japan, Geishas can be found in Kyoto. Geishas, the ladies with white painted face, wearing a beautiful kimono and walking elegantly are rare and unique thing that people may seldom to see in their daily life. So,…

Is Japan Really Expensive?

When people think about Japan particularly for living or a holiday, one of the most common ideas is the rumour that Japan is an expensive country. To some extent, of course, Japan cannot be considered a very cheap country. It is true that the price for property, transportation, and education in Japan is quite high.…

5 Leading Japanese Martial Arts

Japan is a country where people have a big interest in sports. Sports, originally in Japan, was often associated with culture. For these reasons, some traditional Japanese sports and especially martial art still exists and Japan and still have a huge audience. we are listing here some of the most popular ones. 1. Sumo jp.fotolia.com/…

6 must-do cultural activities in Kyoto

Kyoto, a city in Honshu island, is not only famous for its interesting places but also its cultural depth. You can find many temples and shrines in Kyoto, more o than in the other cities of Japan, many preserved Japanese buildings, and a lot of people who still wear Kimono compared to the other cities.…