Sep 04 ,2018

Kendama has become a hot spot in the world? What is it?!

Do you know the Japanese Kendama? The Kendama is to lash a wooden ball tied with a line, thrusting the swordhandle into the hole, and making the ball stop at each disc (including small, medium, and large discs) on the side of the swordhandle. The Kendama is a toy that Japanese children loved very much long time ago.

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Aug 31 ,2018

Working Holiday in Japan! Ep4 〜Working in a Restaurant〜

After a part-time job application and interview, this time we will finally start work! Speaking of the most common part-time job in Japan for foreigners, they are nothing more than the restaurant, the coffee shop, the convenience store, the supermarket, or the duty-free shop. Yes! Then what are the actual work contents and the things need to be paid attention in Japan? Next, I will give you an in-depth introduction according to different types of shops. The first is the restaurant article!

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Aug 31 ,2018

History of Japan's Participation in World Cup ③(2002~2006)

"I've introduced to you the performance of Japan in 1990s and Korea-Japan World Cup in 2002.

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Aug 30 ,2018

Different gods help you with different wishes! ~ Visit different Shinto shrines ~

In Japan, there are even more ""Shinto shrine / Jinja"" than convenience stores. Maybe everyone would like to take a photo of these solemn traditional Japanese Shinto shrines.
However, it is a great pity if that’s all you do! It is said that if you visit a Shinto shrine and pray in person, good things will happen to you. And the good fortune varies in different types according to the Shinto shrine you visit!
Now read this article and find a Shinto shrine that matches with your wishes!

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Aug 27 ,2018

The quality of the key to the deliciousness of the dishes! What is the Japanese dashi culture?

Japanese Washoku is determined by UNESCO as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The key to mastering the delicious Washoku is the Japanese dashi. Japan is surrounded by sea, and the culture of extracting dashi from fish and other seafood has been developed since ancient times. This time we will take a look at Japanese dashi!

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Aug 24 ,2018

Issues about popular omiyage 〜Part 1〜

There are many Japanese specialties that are widely known overseas. This time we have investigated some popular specialties and found the following stories!

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Aug 21 ,2018 SERIES

The Highest Folk Entertainment in Akita! Japan Culture Project-Shishimai Series-

Thank you for reading Japan Culture Project -Shishimai Series-!
What comes to your mind when you hear Akita?
Namagre? Kiritanpo (dish)? You will imagine various thing.
However, Akita's charm is not only them. Shishimai is also in Akita!

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Aug 17 ,2018

To enjoy the pleasure of visiting matsuri! Introduction of 17 kinds of activities, the yatai.

Matsuri is a beautiful landscape poem in the summer of Japan.
Every week, there are various of matsuri held throughout the Japan.
Because it is a period of frequent occurrence of illness and disaster from baiu to summer, people will carry the Omikoshi to drive away the evil spirits, this is the origin of the Japanese matsuri.

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Aug 16 ,2018

What's The 2nd Most Famous Festival in Japan? The Answer Might Surprise You!

Does your country also have Top Three? There are many Top Three in Japan, so we select carefully and provide you with some classical Top Three which may be well-known to all the people!

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Aug 16 ,2018

Earthquakes in Japan -- Precautions and Helpful Information

When talking about Japan, people will think of attractions, food, culture ... and so many funny stuffs. However, the "earthquake" may strike Japan from time to time. Whether or not you have ever suffered an earthquake, I would like to introduce to you about the response options in the event of huge earthquake to reduce losses.

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Aug 14 ,2018

Do You Know All the Varieties of Japanese Green Teas? Test Your Knowledge!

There are a bunch of different varieties of Japanese tea.
Can you explain the differences between all of them?
Truth be told, not even a lot of Japanese people could tell you, either.

Let's take a look at the different varieties of Japanese tea!

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Aug 14 ,2018

Ancestors' spirits back? What is Japanese O-Bon?

In the four days from August 13th to the 16th, a representative summer event called "O-Bon" will be held in Japan. During this period, many Japanese people will return home to make family reunion and worship their ancestors. Then what kind of activity is O-Bon?

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