Capsule toys' roots originated in America.
Then, in 1965, they were imported into Japan and were called "Gacha gacha" or "Gachapon".
Gacha gacha were installed at places such as video game arcades and shopping centers and became a household name for children due to their cheap price.
However, the winds of change have begun to blow for the Gacha gacha industry!
Let's take a look at what is happening with Japan's Gacha gacha.
The scorching heat of summer has calmed to a cool autumn.
Autumns here in Japan are filled with a whole slew of events--athletic meets, picnics, class trips and more!
Your trips outside will skyrocket, and so a bento box lunch will naturally be essential!
We tried making a character bento that will leave you shocked the moment you pop open the bento box lid!
Natto is a kind of food made from fermented soybeans. You might heard some people said that it is “smelly” or “has an unfamiliar taste for foreigners”. Natto is actually a traditional food in Japan, said that it is full of protein and is very good for your health.
Anime, games, idols... they're not just for the boys! Fans will obviously want to support their favorites! But girls want to be trendy too! These girls have found a way to coordinate their outfits with Support Colors!
The 15th day in the 8th month of the lunar calendar (between mid-September and mid-October of the modern calendar) is called the 15th Night (Juugoya) in Japanese, and is said to have the most beautiful full moon of the year. It is well-known as a great time to enjoy some moon-watching.
Japan is surrounded by water. This makes it possible for unique customs to develop. ""Why's everyone doing this?"" ""We don't do this back in my country!""
We're going to show you some customs and habits of Japanese people that foreigners visiting Japan found kind of strange.
Japan has four seasons.
September to November is fall in Japan.
It's the coolest, most comfortable season in the year,
and the food during fall is also pretty delicious.
Here, we will help explain what kind of clothes to wear and temperatures to expect in Tokyo for anyone thinking of traveling to Japan during the fall.
Maybe it could take some worries off your mind?