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May 1, 2022

May, Carp streamers swimming in the sky - Seasons of Japan

Japanese tratitional name for May is "Satsuki". May is a month with its dazzling fresh green of trees and the season ...

Apr 15, 2022

Tea ceremony, the Japanese Spirit of Omotenashi

Tea ceremony refers to the process of boiling water, preparing tea, and serving it to guests. The Japanese tea ceremo...

Apr 1, 2022

April, Cherry blossoms in full bloom - Seasons of Japan

April is a month of "Uzuki" in Japan. Among various theories as to the origin of the name, the prevailing theory is t...

Mar 3, 2022

March, Hina Festival for Girls - Seasons of Japan

The month of March is also known as Yayoi in Japan. The word "yayoi" is an idiom combining the words "ya" (more and m...

Feb 20, 2022

Cheap and Delicious Japanese B-Class Gourmet

Sushi and tempura are the most famous foods in Japan, but there are also many cheap and tasty foods called "B-class g...

Feb 7, 2022

Wearing the four seasons - How to enjoy Kimono

Kimono is an internationally renowned traditional Japanese costume. Some people would be fascinated by the stunning b...

Jan 31, 2022

February, Demons out! Fortune in! – Seasons of Japan

February is known as the month of Kisaragi in Japan, which means putting on more clothes due to the cold weather. Amo...

Jan 17, 2022

The Appeal of Kintsugi, Breathing New Life into Chipped Vessels

In Japan, there is a traditional technique called "Kintsugi" in which cracked or chipped vessels are revived by decor...

Jan 11, 2022

January, a harmonious family moment - Seasons of Japan

January is known as the month of Mutsuki in Japan. This month is a harmonious moment for families and relatives getti...

Jan 11, 2022

Explore Japan – Takaoka, Home of Myriad Leaves and Craftmanship

Takaoka city, Toyama Prefecture is located in the center of the main island in Japan, which stretches from north to s...

Jan 11, 2022

Explore Japan - Kyushu, visiting the home of pottery

Kyushu is located in the south of the Japanese archipelago. Among attractive tourist spots such as rich nature, hot s...

Jan 11, 2022

The allure of Japanese language

The number of languages spoken around the world is about 7,000, according to Ethnologue, an international language re...
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