The flavour of curry is ranged from sweet to spicy, then how many levels is it divided?
Do you like curry? The sweet curry or spicy curry, which one is your favorite?
In Japan, the flavour of curry is roughly divided into 5 levels from sweet to spicy.
Today, I will tell you about the heat levels of Japanese curries.
Have you ever seen this in Japanese dramas or movies? Japanese “Goukon”, or group dating
“Goukon” is a group blind date to meet opposite sex. Most of you are likely to have watched it in Japanese dramas or movies. “Goukon” comes from the words “Godo Konpa” (informal group meeting of mixed sex). It is where 2 and more groups of people organize a party together and both the male and female participants get to know each other. In Japan, how do the OLs organize this kind of event? This time, we will share the “Goukon’s rules” based on the actual experience!
Now You've Got It! How to Draw Manga!（Ways to convey the theme）
When conceiving a comic story, first of all is to draw up a main idea (theme).
This step is very important because the theme can carry out the image of the work at the end, and it is also the signpost to direct the trend on development of the work.
This time, let's talk about how to convey the theme to readers!
Secrets of Products Exchange
Have you play the capsule toy or ichiban kuji in Japan? Then did you get what you want?
It may be a little bit difficult to hit the jackpot just once.
However, in Japan, the same two-dimensional human beings often help each other in order to realize their dreams.
Well, today I will introduce to you the secrets of products exchange in Japan.
[Observe the Proprieties for Hanami]
Spring has already arrived. Then what shall we do in Japan during this season? Yes, that must be hanami. The traditional custom of hanami which is always referring to enjoying the sakura started from the Heian Period, it was said that the nobles at that time had a hobby of reciting poetry while enjoying sakura. Nowadays, everyone has the opportunity to enjoy sakura, but we shall not forget to observe the proprieties for hanami. This time, I will introduce to you such proprieties!
Now You've Got It! How to Draw Manga!(Character-created Method②)
It is very interesting to read comics, which most attractive reason is the role of characters.
Then how to create a character that people want to support and want to try?
This time, let's take a look at the highlights of creating characters!
Delivering the Economic Information BizStream!
Interest in Japan is growing with the approach of the Olympics and Paralympics as well as the already increasing number of arriving tourists. This program highlights the latest economic trends, corporate strategies, and developments, examining their background and global impact.
It also provides coverage of expanding Asian economies.
Let’s send moisture with your message by steam cream!
As for ‘steam cream’ brand, moisturizing cream to the whole body, SC. Cosmetics Co., Ltd. launches products collaborated with Manga Designers Lab. for a limited edition.
We do illustrations for original character of same brand and bring out two types new design canisters enabling them to post a message at steam cream official online store.
Tokyo also has a fictitious land of peace?! That must be "Todoroki Valley" where is rich in nature.
Todoroki Valley is located in a quiet residential area of Setagaya, Tokyo, which is the only valley in the twenty-three districts of Tokyo. One side is lush, the other is clean water, that is a really paradise, leaving you to forget that you are in Tokyo.
In addition to the natural beauty, there are many shrines, Japanese teahouse and wagashi shop.
The correct ways to discard the milk cartons are?
Do you know that the garbage classification in Japan is very strict?
As to the different garbage classification, the ways to drop litter are different.
Well, here I will introduce to you the correct ways to discard the milk cartons in Japan.
Celebrate the Momonosekku
The "Momonosekku" is a spring festival that shall be celebrated on March 3. This festival is also known as the "Hinamatsuri", on this day, people will take some traditional activities such as dressing up dolls or eating special cuisine of Momonosekku to pray for girls'healthy growth and getting happiness. This time, I will introduce to you this "Hinamatsuri".
A little of knowledge about Momotaro: Why can monkey・pheasant・dog beat the demons?!
Generally we use beans to beat demons.
Then, do you know some knowledge about Momotaro?
Whether at home or abroad, I think Momotaro is a well-known Japanese legend. But maybe some people do not know his story, so this time I will tell you the stories about him.
Now You've Got It! How to Draw Manga!(Character-created Method①)
The types of entertainment include movies, novels, comics, anime, games and so on. But no matter which one it is, if you want to make the story interesting and vivid, you need to master the important key of "character".
So what should be considered when creating a character?
This time let's take a look at the method of character's creation!
A vending machine can post beautiful picture on ins
Vending machine can be seen everywhere in daily life, if we take a new look at it, it may be funny and cute?!
Now let me introduce to you the vending machines in Japan that can be served as most suitable scenes to take photos.
Now You've Got It! How to Draw Manga! (Story Generation①)
What is the funny story like?
"The creative methods of story just as much as the number of population, so there is no so-called correct answer...", it is not really the case! In fact, the creative methods of most popular works worldwide would not follow a certain routine just in order to make the story interesting.
This time let's take a look at the two routines for creating interesting stories.
You can learn interesting things about instant noodles. I went to the CUPNOODLES Museum Yokohama!
After pouring into boiling water for a few minutes...
a cup of hot instant noodles is ready!
This simple and delicious "instant noodles" were invented in Japan.
And I visited the "CUPNOODLES Museum Yokohama" to experience, eat, and enjoy the instant noodles!
Lucky to eat in New Year's Holiday
Happy new year, everyone!
Please take a lot care of yuko series this year！
In Japan, the first few days of the new year are called New Year's Holiday.
The Japanese has the habit of praying for good luck, so there are various customs in the New Year's Holiday.
Christmas in Japan and Christmas Overseas -- They're Different!?
Once December rolls around in Japan, the Christmas season begins.
Everyone starts buying Christmas presents, making restaurant reservations, and going out to see Christmas lights... it's a very busy time.
Christmas in Japan may sound similar to how the rest of the world celebrates Christmas, but it is actually slightly different.
Let's take a look at some of those differences!
How to Take Pictures That Cosplayers Will Love You For
"Cosplay" is a Japanese subculture. Many towns hold a variety of cosplay gatherings and events. You might just see some "cosplayers" while you're out sightseeing! We're here to teach you the proper etiquette for taking photos of cosplayers!
The Expanding World of Japanese Anime! C3 AFA Singapore 2017!
Anime Festival Asia (AFA), the premiere celebration of J-Pop culture in three southeast Asian countries since 2008, will be combining forces with this year's C3 character event to create C3 AFA, a festival providing exciting content to even more fans in southeast Asia!
Starting in June, events were be held one after the other in Bangkok, Thailand, Jakarta, Indonesia, and Tokyo, Japan, and the final event will be taking place over three days in Singapore from November 24th to the 26th!
Now You've Got It! How to Draw Manga! (Process Edition)
Manga; it's around us all the time.
But what does it take to complete a manga from draft to retail?
Do you guys happen to know?
We're going to take a look at how a manga is made, step by step, from putting together the story all the way through to the end.
You might see manga differently by the end of this!
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Yuko-chan's Great Autumn Foliage Spots in Kyoto
In the last article, we presented a variety of different things pertaining to autumn in Japan. This time, we'd like to touch on "autumn tourist" spots.
In Japan, you can enjoy vibrant colored autumn leaves throughout the country from November to December.
Now You've Got It! How to Draw Manga (Tools Edition)
"I like manga! I want to try drawing my own!
...but I have no idea what to draw it with."
The answer is simple:
All you need is a paper and pen.
With manga, you can create any kind of epic story with just a couple of nearby tools at your disposal! This time, let's take a look at the tools for drawing manga.
Not Just a Toy Anymore! The Scoop on Japanese Gacha Machines!
Capsule toys' roots originated in America.
Then, in 1965, they were imported into Japan and were called "Gacha gacha" or "Gachapon".
Gacha gacha were installed at places such as video game arcades and shopping centers and became a household name for children due to their cheap price.
However, the winds of change have begun to blow for the Gacha gacha industry!
Let's take a look at what is happening with Japan's Gacha gacha.
How to be Popular at Lunch Time!
The scorching heat of summer has calmed to a cool autumn.
Autumns here in Japan are filled with a whole slew of events--athletic meets, picnics, class trips and more!
Your trips outside will skyrocket, and so a bento box lunch will naturally be essential!
We tried making a character bento that will leave you shocked the moment you pop open the bento box lid!
Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2017
Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2017 is an event being held every year since 2012, aiming to create business matching opportunities for companies from Kansai and Kanto region, to build a steady environment for young creators from Kansai, to promote manga and anime among manga and anime fans from Japan and overseas, and to develop the contents industry in the Kansai region.
Fashion Snap @Omotesando
This time, Fashion Snap is changing up our location from Harajuku to Omotesando. The weather in Tokyo continues to be bad weather unbefitting of Summer, though we've discovered some glamorous fashionistas strolling down the fashioned-refined streets of Omotesando!
Yuko and the Rites of Japanese Summer
Japanese summer is the season that's full of festivals. All around Japan there are festivals of all shapes and sizes. However, the three main festivals are the Gion Festival in Kyoto, the Amatsukami Festival in Osaka and the Kanda Festival in Tokyo. The Gion and Amatsukami festivals are so big, they're basically the ones that kickoff all the other festivals of the summer.
Aspire to be 2D! The Trick to Big Eye Makeup!
Japan is synonymous with anime, manga, video games, and of course, cosplay! Cosplay events are all the rage in Japan, so there are naturally many would-be cosplayers willing to join in on the fun. Today, we'll tell you the makeup technique for large eyes