【Special feature】The deeper meanings that lie within the Japanese "Wagara" patterns!!
When thinking of Japanese design "Wagara" might be one of the first things that comes to mind. Traditional wagara patterns can be found in many places in Japan; on kimono, yukata, hakama, towels and on many other kinds of merchandise.
The pattern designs are not just beautiful, they are also made to incorporate a specific wish. Examples are; wishes for marital happiness, protection against evil, longevity, peace, for children to grow up safely... and many others.
【Special feature】It would be more enjoyable to put on the YUKATA! Enjoy the summer in Japan!
The YUKATA is one of the traditional clothes in Japanese style.It's lively that lots of people are wearing YUKATA at various activities that are held in the summer.YUKATA is more like a magic cloth which makes women look more pretty and men look more handsome!
【Special feature】Uniforms, ceremonies, school lunch... Learn all there is to know about Japanese schools!
The culture and customs of Japanese schools might differ a lot from those of your own country!
The school term starts in April, students do all the cleaning themselves, have to wear a specific school uniform that varies from school to school, and all eat the same thing for lunch in the same space together, just to name a few examples!
Special Episode: The secret of samurais that are loved despite having no form
When Japan is mentioned, there are probably many people who will immediately imagen a "samurai".
Due to modern laws, it's no longer possible to see a samurai walking around with a katana and topnot.
Many sports teams though, such as Japan's soccer team "Samurai Blue", and Japan's baseball team "Samurai Japan", carry the name of "samurai", and stand as a symbol for the Japanese who compete through sports.
These athletes continue to cary on the samurai's way of thinking and behaving.
Special Episode:If you come to Japan, this! 4 recommended Japan souvenirs.
Purchasing souvenirs（omiyage） is one thing quite a bit of people probably look forwared to doing on a trip.
When you buy souvenirs, you can remenice on your trip even after you get home, as well as use it to start conversations with those around you! We would like to introduce you to 4 recommended souvenirs to purchase when you visit Japan.
Special Episode:So Many Surprising Customs? Facts About Japanese Schools
In Japanese schools, students do cleaning by themselves and eat the same lunch in the same place, and the school year begins in April.
There are many cultures and customs that are different from your country.
We have written an article on Japanese schools!
Why not read it and compare Japanese school life with your student days!
Special Episode:It would be more enjoyable to put on the YUKATA! Enjoy the summer in Japan!
The YUKATA is one of the traditional clothes in Japanese style.
It's lively that lots of people are wearing YUKATA at various activities that are held in the summer.
YUKATA is more like a magic cloth which makes women look more pretty and men look more handsome!
Special Episode: Welcome to Japan! 6 Things to Know Before Traveling in Japan!
It's relatively easy to get a long vacation in this season. How about traveling in Japan?
Eager to go there but worried about strict etiquettes and manners, and don't know how to do?
If you are too nervous to take the first step on your journey because of this, check out this article!
We listed 6 things to know before traveling in Japan, which can help you feel relax and save money.
Special Episode: Too wonderful for words! Charm of Japanese Sake
There are many kinds of wine in the world, such as Japanese sake, wine, beer...and the representative wine of Japan is just as its name, which is called "Japanese sake".
Japanese sake can be drunk directly, and has different drinking methods in different seasons.
Furthermore, It can also be mixed with other beverages to prepare the favorite taste for drinking and enjoyed in a variety of ways, so Japanese sake is a wonderful and fascinating alcohol in the world!