Sep 05 ,2019 SERIES

Experience Japan's summer with all 5 of your senses at the Shoujuin temple in Kyoto.

Right now, Japan's blazing summer is truly beginning! Kyoto, a famous tourism hotspot is known for being one of the hottest places in Japan during summer. But did you know there is a place in Kyoto that lets you experience fun summer traditions while staying cool? Let me introduce you to Shoujuin, a place where you can experience soothing coolness with all 5 of your senses!

  • Spot & Travel
  • Popular & Series
Sep 05 ,2019

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!

  • Traditional Culture
Sep 03 ,2019 SERIES

Japanese Soul Food -Annual Event- : September - Tsukimi Dango(Otsukimi), Ohagi(Ohigan) [ Japan Culture Project ]

Otsukimi, "moon viewing", is called the 15th night, and formerly the day of the "feast of moon-watching" in Heian period. People have been enjoying the beauty of the full moon on this day since ancient times. The Heian nobles composed poetry in competition with each other while gazing at the moon. On Ohigan, the night becomes equal to the day in duration, while the Sun rises due East, and sets due West.
According to Buddhism, the azimuth of the setting Sun marked the direction to Sukhāvatī, or the Western Paradise, so this festival reflected the desire for the people's own ancestors' souls to travel there, as well.

  • Traditional Culture
  • Food & Sweets
Sep 02 ,2019 SERIES

Benefit for collection

  • Popular & Series
Aug 31 ,2019

Konnyaku 5-Frame Manga "Daily Lives of Mr. Konnyaku"

Title : "Trampoline?"

  • Food & Sweets
Aug 30 ,2019 SERIES

KABUKI

  • Japan Trend
  • Popular & Series
Aug 28 ,2019 SERIES

【New arrival! WHITE AQUA】 Pure white skin! The secret of beautiful women.〜part2〜

  • Fashion & Makeup
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Aug 28 ,2019 SERIES

A Japanese game in summer : Watermelon Splitting

Summer is the best season for delicious watermelon. Of course everyone can enjoy eating watermelon in the normal way. However in Japan, There is fun way to eat watermelon called " SUIKAWARI ".

  • Traditional Culture
  • Popular & Series
Aug 27 ,2019

(Food) Move over tapioca! Popping Boba are here! This new food trend is taking Japan by storm!

Popping boba might look similar to tapioca, but the taste is completely different!
When you bite into a mouthful of boba, the little balls pop open in your mouth, unleashing the sweet juice inside.

  • Food & Sweets
Aug 27 ,2019

A Big Event Held Twice a Year!? What is Comiket?

Comic Market is the world's biggest dojinshi convention, commonly known as Comiket. It is held twice a year in summer and winter, and the venue is now located at Tokyo Big Sight. Dojinshi, games made by oneself, music CDs, homemade accessories and toys, cosplay, company booths...all expressions are encouraged here, and all people who come here pull together to create this event and make it better. This is what Comiket is.
Speaking of Comiket, we have to say something about "Dojinshi" first.

  • Japan Trend
  • Manga & Anime
Aug 26 ,2019 SERIES

Patrol at night

  • Popular & Series
Aug 24 ,2019

It is a Futon, But Also a Futon That can be Used When We Sit. "Zabuton"

The two kids found something in the closet
after enjoying the comfortable futon in the hotel.
It is square and as soft as a futon.

  • Traditional Culture