Tag: Japanese Culture

 
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • Top 10 Books about Japanese American Internment Camps

    Top 10 Books about Japanese American Internment Camps

    Here is the list of 10 most heartbreaking and shocking books consists of different stories based on Japanese-American Internment Camps during the World War II. War can achieve a victory but it does not have the power of erasing the memories of the life of victims. And these books are […]

     
     
  • 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 Best Japanese Crime Mystery Novels

    10 Best Japanese Crime Mystery Novels

    I read a lot of Japanese crime & mystery related novels. What about you? In fact, reading any kind of books is my hobby along with traveling elsewhere. I assume you probably have your favorite type of book as I have. We are different, no doubt about that! If you […]

     
     
  • 2020 Golden Week in Japan

    2020 Golden Week in Japan

    Golden week (GW) has arrived in Japan. What is it? What is your though of this? This is a collection of four distinct public holidays within seven days starting from end of April to early May. In Japan, foreign tourists who are willing to visit Japan are encouraged not to […]

     
     
  • 10 Beautiful Castles to Visit in Japan in Spring

    10 Beautiful Castles to Visit in Japan in Spring

    Spring is a glorious season of Japan that has so much to offer you. Indeed it’s the best time to see sakura in Japan. In spring, hanami – the flower (cherry blossom) viewing season can be enjoyed across the country. It is truly breathtaking to see the mountainous slopes, riversides, […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Japanese Mystery Horror Novels

    10 Best Japanese Mystery Horror Novels

    Japanese mystery horror novels are as frightening as Japanese horrors movies. We experience different tastes of Japanese horror stories through manga, anime and film. They are not like traditional American horror novels which I read for example, The Shinning by Stephen King and The October Country by Ray Bradbury. I […]

     
     
  • Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo)

    Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo)

    Japanese calligraphy (shodo – the way of writing) is a fine art of expressing the beauty of Japanese syllabaries (Kana). Different styles of traditional Japanese calligraphy can be found that have been practicing by the calligraphy masters, especially in Japan. An artist follows different techniques and uses tools to make […]

     
     
 
 

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