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  • Autumn in Kamakura 2018

    Autumn in Kamakura 2018

    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 […]

     
     
  • Four Seasons in Shirakawa-go | Travel Guide

    Four Seasons in Shirakawa-go | Travel Guide

    Shirakawa-go is one of Japan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is a traditional mountain village that changes its beauty throughout the year. When your mind is stuck with a simple question “what is the best time to visit Shirakawa-go?” then this post could reveal it, seriously! Just wait and see […]

     
     
  • Kokeshi: Traditional  Japanese Dolls from Tohoku

    Kokeshi: Traditional Japanese Dolls from Tohoku

    Before getting insight into Kokeshi, first I would like to praise its birthplace called Tohoku. It is a charm area, don’t you think so? Blessed with abundance of beautiful nature, Tohoku has become one of the places in Japan that foreign visitors don’t hesitate to admire its utmost beauty. It […]

     
     
  • Hydrangea (Ajisai) Season in Japan 2019

    Hydrangea (Ajisai) Season in Japan 2019

    Hydrangea (Ajisai in Japanese) is the sign of the rainy season in Japan. The flower is adored and honored by most of the Japanese like they do for ume, sakura and irises. In fact, the flower was first discovered in Japan. Viewing hydrangea flower is a tradition here. Japanese absolutely […]

     
     
  • 10 Books that Teach Kids about Japanese Culture

    10 Books that Teach Kids about Japanese Culture

    Japanese culture fascinates millions of people from all over the world. It does not matter whether it is traditional or contemporary Japanese culture. Though, traditional Japanese culture is the main source of knowing the old traditions dating back thousands of years. Today I am going to feature the 10 most […]

     
     
  • 10 Most Popular Japanese Summer Foods

    10 Most Popular Japanese Summer Foods

    It is early summer in Japan now. You must be crazy to know the popular Japanese summer foods especially if you are going to visit Japan soon. Time has come to introduce the best ones here. Whatever the weather reacts at this time of year, having famous Japanese dishes in a […]

     
     
 
 

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