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Fall in Love With Japan by Visiting These 5 Incredible Nature Spots!

People say that vacations are not complete without a trip into nature. Hiking on steep paths, camping in the mountains, or even the simple act of watching the beautiful sunset at a lakeside are some of the worthwhile things to do to celebrate the beauty of nature. Japan is home to some of the most…

Give Your Love Luck a Boost at These 3 Famous Shrines in Okinawa and Kyushu!

While traveling in Japan, you are bound to come across a shrine regardless of where you are. Be it big or small, old or new, these sacred places of worship are unique in their own ways. These shrines, which are well-known for boosting one’s luck in love or chances of finding a life partner, are…

Beauty and Wonders of the 7 prefectures of Kyushu Island

Avoid the busy Tokyo. Skip the famous Kyoto. Go farther down Osaka. There are more to see down south of Japan. Visit Kyushu and discover more beautiful sceneries, dine on great delicacies, and indulge in the richness of culture and history. In Kyushu, you may experience an adventure you will treasure for a lifetime. All…

Monkey Business: meet the inhabitants of Takasakiyama!

Did you know that there is a place in Japan which is inhabited not by humans but by monkeys? Yes, monkeys. In plural form. Not just two, not just three but more than a thousand of monkeys. miyamakirishima.blog70.fc2.com/ Finding the Location wikimapia.org/ Takasakiyama Shizen Doubutsuen 高崎山自然動物園(Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden) is located in Takasakiyama (Mount Takasaki),…

Let’s Get Lost in the Ghibli Museum Together

Are you a fan of Japanese animation movies? If so, you will know the legendary Ghibli Studio that was the producer and the origin of the most interesting and attractive Japanese anime, as the anime movies of Hayao Miyazaki. I think that visiting Ghibli museum in Tokyo would be for you a source of inspiration…

The Kumanofude Contribution to the Japanese Animation Industry

Kumano Brushes For Anime I have introduced, before, the types of Kumanofude brushes, the shop and its place in the make-up industry. There is also another main value that was attributed to the reputation of the Kumanofude brushes by the Ghibli Studios. As most of you know, Studio Ghibli is renowned worldwide as one of…

The Top 5 Anime Films you NEED to See

You probably remember watching Dragon-Ball Z or Pokemon in the morning when you were a kid eating breakfast and just associate anime with the good old days. However, animes haven’t to be something only steeped in nostalgia. As you probably know, anime is kinda synonymous with Japan so if you`re thinking of coming over then…

Takachiho Gorge: A Mystical Gem of Kyushu

Takachiho Gorge or Takachiho canyon (高千穂峡) is truly a mystical gem of Kyushu located in Miyazaki prefecture, about 200 kilometers from Fukuoka city. Takachiho Canyon is an exceptionally beautiful narrow gorge cut through the rock by the Gokase River. The spectacular steep walls of the Takachiho Gorge were formed by rapid cooling of a lava…