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Kendama, the Traditional Japanese toy

Have you ever seen or played a Yo-Yo, Diabolo or merely a cup-and-ball? Then you can probably easily understand Kendama as well. It is a traditional Japanese toy with three cups and a spike which fits into the hole in the ball. History of Kendama The origins of Kendama are still unknown but scientists assume…

Get Familiar with These Fun and Easy Japanese Word Games!

Japanese have many kinds of games, such as board games, card games and word games. Today, I want to talk about some word games that can usually be found in anime or manga. Japanese use kana to play with words or phrases, and pronunciation. There are some Japanese word games that you should get to…

3 of the Most Famous Traditional Japanese Toys

There several varieties of Japanese traditional toys, folk dolls and games. Like most toys that have been in use for long periods of time, they are simple yet still fun and great for kids to use, or for adults to join in too! I have chosen three of these toys and games to introduce to…

Anime comes to Life in Japan

Manga comes to life in Japan For many people who live outside of Japan one of the most recognisable aspects of Japanese culture is manga and anime. From humble roots as an art form within Japan anime has taken the world by storm and is now more readily available than ever. You might be forgiven…