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  • Difference Between Cherry Blossom and Plum Blossom

    Difference Between Cherry Blossom and Plum Blossom

    Someone asked me a few days ago “what is the difference between cherry blossom and plum blossom?” Then I thought I should write an article on this topic. Most of the people who have not seen cherry blossoms or plum blossoms together they might think that they are both same. […]

     
     
  • Plum Blossom in Japan | Ume Matsuri 2021

    Plum Blossom in Japan | Ume Matsuri 2021

    Japanese plum (Ume) blossoms bring an important message for all of us that spring is coming very soon. It appears in late winter when snow starts melting. Significantly it has an important role in Japanese culture. Festivals are held throughout Japan during this blooming season. Plum blossom is the sign of […]

     
     
  • Japanese New Year 2021 – Learn Its Traditions

    Japanese New Year 2021 – Learn Its Traditions

    New Year (Shogatsu or Oshogatsu) in Japan is quite enjoyable. It is considered one of the most important holidays and yearly festivals in Japan. There are a lot of things to do during the New Year holiday. As I have planned to do something for this wonderful holiday season, I […]

     
     
  • Top 10 Cute Japanese Cartoon Characters of All Time

    Top 10 Cute Japanese Cartoon Characters of All Time

    The best cute Japanese fictional cartoon characters are going to show up their cuteness through this article. Japan is cute! Honestly, I am not kidding with you. It is cute because we do have some cute cartoon characters. They are adorable just like your baby! Some of these characters are […]

     
     
  • Kirigami Pentagon Base | Easy DIY Craft Project

    Kirigami Pentagon Base | Easy DIY Craft Project

    If you are familiar with origami then I assume you have heard about making origami pentagon base out of a square paper. Anyway, have you ever heard of the word Kirigami Pentagon Base? Well, today here, I will teach you how to make Kirigami pentagon base. It is a very […]

     
     
  • Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

    Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

    Origami is a traditional Japanese art of making different beautiful creature by folding a piece of paper. People of Japan know how to worship and respect this art that has been practicing by the numerous unknown artists from a long time ago. Origami is fun to learn, this is what […]

     
     
  • 7 Historic Samurai Districts in Japan

    7 Historic Samurai Districts in Japan

    Japan has many historical places that include old towns, castles, famous samurai districts and merchant districts. To tell you the truth, Japanese government has successfully preserved all these places especially the samurai districts. They represent Japan every now and then. Not every city in Japan has samurai districts but only […]

     
     
  • Difference Between Kimono and Yukata | Japan Fashion

    Difference Between Kimono and Yukata | Japan Fashion

    In Japan, traditionally Kimono and Yukata both are worn for different occasions. They simply look alike to you if you are not that much familiar with Japanese culture but the real scenario says that they are not as same as you think of. Japanese Kimono and Yukata are very famous […]

     
     
  • Japanese Raccoon Dog (Tanuki)

    Japanese Raccoon Dog (Tanuki)

    In Japan, Raccoon dog is known as Tanuki which scientific name is called Nyctereutes procyonoides. It is a cute name and fully matched with this cute animal. Tanuki are native animal to Japan. It belongs to Mammal species of the canid family member and similar to badger, foxes, wolves and domestic dogs. […]

     
     
  • Kirigami: The Japanese Art of Folding and Cutting Paper

    Kirigami: The Japanese Art of Folding and Cutting Paper

    What is Kirigami? I could define this way, kirigami is symmetrical and an art of folding paper which is cut by scissors to make flower, paper doll, paper snowflake and other designs. It is quite similar to Origami (Folded paper) and seen as one of Japanese traditional arts that has […]

     
     
 
 

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