There are many izakayas in Japan, and it can be said that the Japanese izakaya integrates the advantages of pub, bar and restaurant.
Through this article, let's learn about the izakaya where many people gather every day.
Neither a Bar, Pub, or Restaurant?! Enjoy Unique Culture at Night in Japan at an Izakaya
Although people can’t choose the type of "otooshi" that was introduced in the previous article, yet you can choose the "otsumami" that matches the drink at most izakayas.
The types of otsumami are too much for you to choose, so you may wish to take a look at this article to enjoy the classic and challenging otsumami?
Izakaya Beginners to Veterans! 5 Types of Classic Otsumami
There is a wide variety of drinks at Japanese izakayas, but since you deliberately come to Japan, why not try Nihonshu?
Nihonshu can be drunk directly, or mixed with other beverages such as juice.
Come to find your favorite match!
Various new drinking method of nihonshu!
Some people may hold an event which is called "GouKon" at the Izakaya, such "GouKon" will give boys and girls an oppotunity to get to know each other.
Now let me tell you the characteristics and rules of this event.
Have you ever seen this in Japanese dramas or movies? Japanese “Goukon”, or group dating
Sometimes, there are people who gather outside in a circle when you leave Izakaya.
You may be surprised because they start clapping suddenly.
Let me explain to you this strange collective activity, the "tejime".
Magical Japan! Tejime Culture
In addition, there are some unique izakayas!
Welcome to the Spirit Realm..!? A Peek Inside the Haunted Izakaya in Kichijouji!
Good-looking and tasty nihonshoku! Izakaya in Japanese Cuisine ——Tsurukamerou
What do you think? Please come to enjoy the Japanese izakaya!