Manga Designers Lab.
753 A Traditional Japanese Birthday Celebration
753 or Shichi - Go - San is a Japanese custome observed on November 15 in which 5 year old boy & 3,7 year old girls visit shrines to pray for health and prosperity as they grow. 3 year old girls wear a kimono with shoulder tucks and no obi, donning a vest called a hifu, while their 7 year-old peers dress in a standard kimono and sash. Boys of 5 wear hakama and a long haori.
Do You Know All the Varieties of Japanese Green Teas? Test Your Knowledge!
There are a bunch of different varieties of Japanese tea.
Can you explain the differences between all of them?
Truth be told, not even a lot of Japanese people could tell you, either.
Let's take a look at the different varieties of Japanese tea!
Ever Wanted to Eat Ramen at a Cart Like You See in Old Movies?
Ramen carts were a major part of Japanese culture in the 1950s, but you don't see them very often in present-day Japan.
But thanks to our investigation we turned up a few that were still in business! Next time you're in Japan, swing on by and give them a try!!
The Elementary Knowledge of Climbing Mt. Fuji! Lesser-known Info of the Highest Mountain in Japan
As you know, Mt.Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan. It is considered to be the symbol of Japanese beauty and is often drawn in many art pieces. So many mountain climber climb it every year. However, do you know the best time to climb Mt. Fuji?
The Last Days of the World's #1 Fish Market -- Tsukiji Market
The Tsukiji Market is a wholesale market located in Tokyo. All the seafood caught in Japan is brought here -- so much, in fact, that it is said to be the No. 1 fish market in the world.The area surrounding the market is packed with shops featuring specialty gourmet dishes such as fresh sushi and seafood bowls, fried eggs, as well as ramen noodle shops even loved by professional dealers.