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06/04/2024 - Posted
Welcome to Japan, the birthplace of anime and manga - a treasure trove for enthusiasts or 'otaku' worldwide. Embarking on this tour, you'll step into vibrant, colorful worlds brought to life from your favorite anime series and films.
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06/04/2024 - Posted
Tanabata, also known as the Star Festival, is celebrated on July 7th each year and is one of Japan's most charming festivities.
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06/04/2024 - Posted
Sapporo Snow Festival is an annual winter festival in Hokkaido. It is a celebration of snow and ice held for one week in each February.
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06/04/2024 - Posted
Are you traveling to Japan? Read this article to learn about types of toilets in Japan (sitting - Western Style, squatting - Japanese Style, and Washlet - Japanese Hi-tech bidet toilet), how to use a TOTO washlet, and about its user-friendly features such as seat warmer, bidet, and Otohime.
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06/04/2024 - Posted
The study by Gregory Clark (University of California Davis) and graduate student Tatsuya Ishii came to the conclusion that people with less common samurai corresponding last names, for instance, Sugieda or Shinmi are more likely to appear to be classified as in the upper-class category when compared with last names that are more common in Japan, for example, Japan's top 2 recognized last names like Suzuki and Sato.
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06/04/2024 - Posted
Imagine an evening that transports you to the heart of Japanese tradition, an exquisite blend of art, taste, and entertainment. This is the Maiko experience – an opportunity to step back in time and immerse yourself in the ancient culture of Japan's geisha.
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06/04/2024 - Posted
From coffee being roasted, knife blades being engraved, oil in woks being fried, sake being poured, knives being sharpened and sampled to the crunch of a fortune cookie being opened, you'll find it all here in the kitchenware capital of Tokyo, Kappabashi.
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06/04/2024 - Posted
Summer is the season of festivals in Japan! Because the three great festivals of Tohoku are held at nearly the same time, they can all be enjoyed together in one trip.
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06/04/2024 - Posted
Tokyo Station, the very heart of Japan's bustling capital, offers an incredibly rich blend of history, tradition, and modernity. This iconic location offers a tantalizing taste of Japanese culture, exquisite cuisine, and a unique shopping experience that is second to none.
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06/04/2024 - Posted
Japan's natural beauty can be seen all year round, from cherry blossoms to brilliant colors of fall.
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06/04/2024 - Posted
Explore Japan's rich cultural tapestry with our guide to Spring festivals and events. From the girl-honoring Hina Matsuri to the vivid kabuki of Shiga's Hikiyama Matsuri, the elegant Takayama Sanno Matsuri in Gifu, and Fukuoka's lively Hakata Dontaku, experience the diverse and colorful celebrations that usher in Spring across Japan.
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06/04/2024 - Posted
Immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of summer in Japan with our guide to its most dynamic seasonal festivals. Experience the energy and devotion of Tokyo's Sanja Matsuri, the historical elegance of Kyoto's Gion Festival, and the dramatic flair of Aomori's Nebuta Matsuri, among others. Summer in Japan brings an explosion of cultural festivities, each with its unique traditions and exuberant celebrations. These festivals not only illuminate the warmest season of the year but also offer a deep dive into the heart of Japan's rich cultural heritage.
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