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  • 10 Best Japanese Romance Novels

    10 Best Japanese Romance Novels

    Japanese culture is one of high romance, both historical and modern. The unique challenges of Japanese romance heroes and heroines hold up to those of Western romances such as Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre, but they offer a unique setting and window into a world that is very new […]

     
     
  • Difference between Geisha and Maiko

    Difference between Geisha and Maiko

    Geisha and Maiko are often confused aspects of Japanese culture. They are both some of the most long-standing examples of Japanese tradition and culture. Both are still practiced arts today, unlike the once-contemporary samurai. Geisha/Geiko are icons of Japan. These beautiful, well-dressed women are entertainers, dancing, playing games, pouring drinks, […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Museums to Visit in Tokyo

    10 Best Museums to Visit in Tokyo

    The history of Japan is one full of events, culture, natural wonders, and unique personal stories unlike those found anywhere else. As a great crossroads of history, commerce, and culture, Tokyo is home to many museums that offer great opportunities to experience and learn so much about Japan! Whether you […]

     
     
  • 10 Famous Gardens to Visit in Japan

    10 Famous Gardens to Visit in Japan

    Japanese culture has long had a special respect for gardens. The beautiful and serene style of Japanese gardens has found its way throughout the world and is found prominently featured in many parks and monuments. However, these gardens were all inspired by the real thing found in Japan. Japanese gardens […]

     
     
  • 8 Best Anime and Manga Museums in Japan

    8 Best Anime and Manga Museums in Japan

    Japanese anime & manga are a world-renown art form. Fans and artists from around the world have been inspired by this uniquely Japanese art style. Many anime and mage works have become cultural phenomena, spawning not just comics, television, and movies, but theme parks and huge merchandise empires. Within Japan, […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Japanese Romance Anime Movies

    10 Best Japanese Romance Anime Movies

    Anime is an art form that covers a wide variety of genres. Because of the soft, dream-like quality that anime can have, it is an excellent choice for depicting great romances. Top-tier animation can work with excellent writing to draw you into thrilling, heart-wrenching, and just downright incredible romances. Japanese […]

     
     
  • Traditional Japanese Theatre

    Traditional Japanese Theatre

    Traditional Japanese theatre is highly unique to Japan. It takes several different forms, each a highly formalized method of storytelling with rich history and meaning. For foreigners, traditional Japanese theater is a very intimidating prospect. Many believe the cultural and language barriers are too high to overcome, leading to a […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Japanese Horror Movies of All Time

    10 Best Japanese Horror Movies of All Time

    Japanese horror movies are always great to watch. They are scarier and very different than typical Japanese drama films. Fans of British and American Horror films will not be familiar much with most of the films on the list. Japan’s contribution to the horror genre has changed horror movies forever […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Cultural Experiences in Japan

    10 Best Cultural Experiences in Japan

    Thinking of visiting Japan? Want to explore the unique cultural experiences that Japan has to offer? Japan is one of the most beautiful countries to visit in the world with many awe-inspiring attractions and landscape. If you are looking to experience the deeper Japan, you should get some ideas by […]

     
     
  • Temple and Shrine Etiquette in Japan

    Temple and Shrine Etiquette in Japan

    Japan is packed with a lot of Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Some are very remarkable and touristic, while many are lesser-known, located all over Japan. Visiting a shrine or temple is one of the most popular things to do in Japan alongside exploring seasonal attractions, traditional gardens, museums, and […]

     
     
 
 

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