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【Female Article】Type and Difference of Kimono
Kimono is not only good-looking, it is also a clothing that attaches great importance to "kaku" (rank). For this reason, depending on the occasion, the kimono shall be divided into a high rank dress and fashion dress worn in daily life. This detailed distinction in use gives a different meaning to the kimono.
The Meanings Behind Traditional Japanese Patterns That Even Japanese People Don't Know!? ~Part.2~
In addition to those I introduced last time, there are many Japanese patterns that are often used in daily life. Then I'd like to introduce to you the good sense represented by these Japanese patterns!
Kendama has become a hot spot in the world? What is it?!
Do you know the Japanese Kendama? The Kendama is to lash a wooden ball tied with a line, thrusting the swordhandle into the hole, and making the ball stop at each disc (including small, medium, and large discs) on the side of the swordhandle. The Kendama is a toy that Japanese children loved very much long time ago.
Shichimi tougarashi, magic powder for delicious cuisine.
Shichimi togarashi is a Japanese seasoning made mainly of peppers and mixed with 7 kinds of spices.This time, I will introduce to you some relevant information about shichimi togarashi which is a very popular seasoning in Japan.
Ancestors' spirits back? What is Japanese O-Bon?
In the four days from August 13th to the 16th, a representative summer event called "O-Bon" will be held in Japan. During this period, many Japanese people will return home to make family reunion and worship their ancestors. Then what kind of activity is O-Bon?
Japan Culture Project -Shishimai Series-
It is addition, what are you interested in about Japan?
Food? History? Fashion? There are no limits to give more example.
Then, we will give a unique topic. Especially, we'll give you some information about Japanese performing arts peculiar to a locality.
Enjoy the powerful Performance! Japan Culture Project -Shishimai Series-
It is sudden, but are you sick of your vacation and travel plans which are not much different from the others? Are you looking for a slightly different sightseeing than usual?
If the answers are yes, here’s special information you’ll like. Then, we’ll give you some information about Japanese performing arts peculiar to a locality. Let us introduce about Shishimai.
The Meanings Behind Traditional Japanese Patterns That Even Japanese People Don't Know!?
Traditional Japanese designs, or Wagara, are a type of pattern peculiar to Japan.
The most well known of these take a single design and create patterns by placing the design systematically on fabric.
They're mostly used for kimono, packaging, and other goods and sundries, but not only are they ultra cute -- they also have proper significance!