Aug 02 ,2018

Bonsai is More Than Just Those Little Trees

Do you know about "bonsai"?
Just like Japanese garden, right? If you think so, it may be not correct.
You may know about it, but I think you do not understand what it does mean on earth. So this time I'd like to deeply introduce to you the relative knowledge about bonsai.

  • Traditional Culture
Aug 01 ,2018 SERIES

[ Meet the Ancestors ]

Speaking of the traditional Japanese festivals in August, people must think about the "O-Bon". O-Bon is a festival of tomb-sweeping and mukaebi-lighting to thank the gods and ancestors. The O-Bon is usually held around August 13~16 (varied from place to place), during this period, many companies will stop working, and people will return home to sweep the tombs, meet their relatives and offer ancestors. This time I'd like to introduce to you the methods of Japanese offering ancestors during O-Bon.

  • Traditional Culture
  • Popular & Series
Aug 01 ,2018 SERIES

Sprinkling Water

  • Japan Trend
  • Popular & Series
Jul 31 ,2018

Thoroughly analyze the charm of the favorite salad chicken of the Japanese Office Lady!

At present, there is a kind of food called "salad chicken" attracts a lot of enthusias among the Japanese OL and housewives. Then "salad chicken" is salad? A dish name? Or a kind of bird? I believe many people have doubts about this. In fact, it is a kind of chicken for body slimming which is now sold everywhere in convenience stores and supermarkets! So what are the benefits of salad chicken? Our MDJ also investigated it.

  • Food & Sweets
Jul 31 ,2018

Kabuki for Beginners. A Simple Breakdown of an Intricate Art!

Japan is synonymous with Kabuki!
Have you ever heard the word "Kabuki", but didn't know what it meant?
Well, this column is for you, then!

  • Japan Trend
Jul 30 ,2018 SERIES

A book daddy cares about

  • Popular & Series
Jul 30 ,2018

Have You Been Making Japanese Tea the Wrong Way?

Do you know how to prepare Japanese tea to make it taste its best?
If you consider the hot water temperature and get creative, you can enjoy the taste and aroma of great tasting tea.

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  • Japan Trend
  • Food & Sweets
Jul 28 ,2018 SERIES

Hanetsuki

  • Popular & Series
Jul 28 ,2018

Comic & Anime lovers must know! "Doujinshi"! What is that??

The "Doujinshi" refers to the magazines or publications produced by individuals/associations, which are the self-published books, while the Shougyoushi is different from the Doujinshi, it is a kind of book that the publisher pay for the author to write.

  • Popular & Series
Jul 27 ,2018

Taste the ancient capital of Kyoto! "ROCCA & FRIENDS TRUCK",good-looking and delicious drinks.

The sidewalk cafe of "ROCCA & FRIENDS TRUCK" is is approximately half-way between the Yasaka Jinja and Kiyomizu Temple, which are the Kyoto's representative tourist attractions.

In addition to the Japanese tea and coffee, you can also taste the original drinks with the theme of “Kyoto Style”! This time I've personally been to this keynote shop that has aroused wide public concern.

  • Spot & Travel
  • Food & Sweets
Jul 27 ,2018

Old Needles in Tofu...? That's a KUYOU Offering!

Do you know the "Kuyou"? "Kuyou" is a Buddhism term, which means praying to gods or souls of deceased person in the manner of offering flowers or other offerings. In fact, in addition to bring offerings to the deceased person, the "object" may also be worshiped in some shrines and temples. As for such offering, I've tried to sort out two kinds of conspicuous offering activities during this period.

  • Japan Trend
Jul 26 ,2018

Basic Seasonings from DAISO JAPAN Creating Taste Sensations?

Japanese basic table seasonings,
needless to say such basic models, but DAISO JAPAN actually has provided the taste surprising the Japanese themselves!!!

  • Food & Sweets