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  • 7 Original Castles in Japan that are worth Seeing

    7 Original Castles in Japan that are worth Seeing

    Much like Europe, Japan is a land littered with castles. The Japanese feudal period was full of lords and emperors who wanted to make their mark on the land. They did so by building great castles, many of which were used as fortresses. Now, of course, these castles are historical […]

     
     
  • 6 Famous Shrines to Visit in Japan

    6 Famous Shrines to Visit in Japan

    Japan is a land filled with history, culture, and a deep spirituality. Shrines are considered the sacred places in Japan along with many famous Buddhist temples. Many visitors to Japan think that they should experience the history, mind-boggling architectures, rituals, and customs of a traditional Shinto Shrine. Are you ready to […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Haruki Murakami Books

    10 Best Haruki Murakami Books

    Haruki Murakami is a Japanese writer known for both his fiction and non-fiction writing. They have been translated into English by many different writers. His work is often surreal and fatalistic, often dealing with themes of loneliness. He is considered among the greatest living novelists by many literary critics. Murakami’s […]

     
     
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    10 Japanese Classic Manga Series of All Time

    Looking to start reading manga? Manga are basically Japanese comic books. There are a wide number of genres and more titles available than you can imagine. So where to start? Classic manga series are classics for a reason. Their art, storylines, and even cultural impacts make them stand out from […]

     
     
  • 11 Greatest Samurai Movies of All Time

    11 Greatest Samurai Movies of All Time

    Japanese samurai films are international classics. They’ve been the inspiration for westerns and science fiction movies, with an iconic look and feel, as well as many diverse stories to tell. If you’re looking to get into the genre, though, it can be hard to know which Japanese samurai films you […]

     
     
  • Autumn in Kamakura 2020

    Autumn in Kamakura 2020

    There are many places around the world to view autumn colors, and those in Japan are second to none. In Japan, we have four very distinct seasons (five if you include the rainy season in June and July). The archipelago stretches from Okinawa in the south to Hokkaido in the […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Japanese Anime Movies of All Time

    10 Best Japanese Anime Movies of All Time

    I think I know why you are here now. You probably have watched one or two anime movies, and enjoyed watching them thoroughly. So, are you looking for some other famous Japanese anime films? The following top animated movies often make you smile, sad, and cry, and of course the […]

     
     
  • 10 Japanese Classic Books to Read

    10 Japanese Classic Books to Read

    If reading is in your blood, and you highly admire Japanese culture, I welcome you to read one of the following great classics of Japanese literature. The nation of Japan has a long and storied literary history going back more than thousand years, changing as the culture of Japan grew […]

     
     
  • 15 Interesting Facts about Mochi

    15 Interesting Facts about Mochi

    Mochi is a soft and sticky rice cake made of Mochigome rice (glutinous rice). It is a traditional Japanese sweet that every tourist should try it during their trip to Japan. Often mochi is considered to be one of the finest seasonal treats in Japanese cuisine. Have you ever tasted […]

     
     
  • 6 Best Sushi Cookbooks of All Time

    6 Best Sushi Cookbooks of All Time

    Love eating sushi? Do you want to try some delicious sushi recipes at home? Making sushi at home sounds to be a daunting task if you are not well equipped with a useful sushi making kit and cookbook. Only a best sushi making cookbook could help you learning various yummy […]

     
     
 
 

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