Oct 27 ,2017

Let's buy a Lucky Charm as a souvenir !

Have you had any trouble what souvenir you should buy whether you come to Japan ?
Snacks ? Weird stuff you found in Japan ? Maybe there’s too much choice that you couldn’t decided.
Let me introduced another souvenir that might interest you. It is..

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Oct 23 ,2017


Trick or Treat!
Halloween draws nigh!
Are you guys ready for it?!

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Oct 19 ,2017

Fall Leaves and Japanese Maple Trees! When's the Best Time to Visit in 2017?

Autumn is a season of red leaves.

Did you know there's only a relative few countries in the world where you can see red leaves in autumn?
They can only be seen in the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere.

Of the few places where one can properly experience autumn, Japan is known to have some of the most varied and beautiful colors.
We're going to let you know the best time this year to visit so you can see them.

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Oct 17 ,2017

Let’s try staying at full-of-idea Capsule Hotel !

You might have heard about “Capsule Hotel” in Japan before. Capsule Hotel is a kind of accommodation, invented in Japan. Explained it easily, it is an really, really small place as a capsule to stay.

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Oct 15 ,2017

Izakaya Beginners to Veterans! 5 Types of Classic Otsumami

In the last article we discussed Japanese izakaya, but this time we will present Japanese snacks served there that go well with alcohol! From standard otsumami to those that require some courage, stick with us to possibly pave the way for new food discoveries!

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  • Food & Sweets
Oct 14 ,2017

Neither a Bar, Pub, or Restaurant?! Enjoy Unique Culture at Night in Japan at an Izakaya

Nightfall, when the city illuminates, people flock to Japanese taverns, or izakaya to unwind and sate their hunger after a tiring work day. Even in Japan, izakaya are one of many popular genre of places. You are probably wondering how they differ from pubs, right? Well, how about we dig a little deeper to find out?

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Oct 10 ,2017

Anime Scene Recreation?! Japan's "Bathhouse" Culture

You've probably seen it, right?
The bath scenes often shown in Japanese anime.
For instance, a scene often shown in anime such as...

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  • Manga & Anime
Oct 06 ,2017

Infinite Ways to Express Yourself! A Thorough Look at Japanese Emoji!

Whether it's keeping in touch with Japanese friends, or reading the social media and blogs of a favorite Japanese artist, a wide variety of emoji are used, right? Here, we'll present the significance behind some of them.

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Oct 05 ,2017

Why Do Japanese People Apologize?

It is thought that there are quite a number of foreigners visiting Japan who are surprised by Japanese people suddenly apologizing to them with a "sumimasen".
Why in the world do Japanese people always apologize?

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Oct 04 ,2017

Presenting Great Spots in Enoshima in Autumn!

Enoshima is famous for the fact that you can go there for a day trip from Tokyo. Brimming with nature, the summer sea, the beautiful sunsets of autumn, and the light displays of winter--it's a popular sightseeing spot enjoyable year-round.
This time, we'll show you essential great spots to check out on Enoshima during autumn.

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  • Spot & Travel
Oct 03 ,2017

Hot Spring Etiquette from the Hot Spring Master!

Is this your first time going to a hot spring (onsen)?
You must be uneasy about how to use one, huh?
In that case, let the hot spring master be your guide!

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Oct 02 ,2017

Japan VS Taiwan! Sandwich Wars!

Apparently, if it can't be split into two servings or is too big to fit into your mouth, then that means that a single serving would not be as much. Japanese people consider that splitting it feels like more of a better deal.

On the other hand, splitting something and eating it is totally unheard of in Taiwan. This is cultural differences at play. *laughs*

If you buy a sandwich at a Japanese convenience store in the future, maybe it would be fun to try eating it the Japanese way?

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  • Food & Sweets