category : CULTURE
Japanese honourable hairstyle! The origin of samurai's "chonmage"
Chonmage is a characteristic hairstyle of samurai. In the eyes of modern people, such hairstyle is undoubtedly full of personality, then why does Japan have this kind of hair culture? This time let's explore the origin of chonmage.
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.
【Made in Japan】I want one! The Japanese kitchen knife that inherits the DNA of Japanese sword
What kind of kitchen knife are you using now? As a Japanese specialty, the very popular "Japanese kitchen knife" is actually the product of the development of knife smelting technology. If you have a good kitchen knife, it will be much easier to do the cooking in daily life and you will be in a good mood as well. Now let me introduce the charm of this "Japanese kitchen knife" to you.
Why the torii of shrine is red? Two tips about shrine that the Japanese do not know!
The shrine is the place where the Japanese gods are worshipped, while the torii standing at the shrine represents the entrance to the dog domain. But why most torii are red? In addition, why some torii are set on the sea or on the lake? Next let's take a look at the mystery of the torii that the Japanese don't quite know.
Special Features：Japan, a country with ancient and excellent cultural tradition
Speaking of Japan, what will come to your mind?
Japanese culture reflects the beauty of Japan and also expresses the spirit of Japan.
This time, I will introduce to you the long-inherited Japanese traditional culture.
November is the month of gathering many good days! Far-fetched? Japan's "Good ◯◯ Day" Calendar
Christmas, Valentine's Day, New Year's Day, etc... so many festivals in each month, but do you know there are lots of anniversaries in Japan's November? Japan’s November is called "Good ◯◯ Day", and all over the country will be full of excitement for such good fays! Next I will tell you the good day calendar in Japan's November.
【Let's celebrate the Shichi-Go-San Festival】
Seven-five-three, what do you think of these numbers? In fact, this is the number that represents the age of the child. In Japan, Shichi-Go-San Festival will be held annually on November 15 to celebrate the growth and well-being of young children. But why such festival is for 7 years old,