Have any of you, our esteemed readers, ever heard of Yasakoi? It's a traditional dance that is very unique to Japan. It has more intensity than a Bon festival dance, and is more dynamic than an Awa-odori dance. Here, we'd like to tell you a bit about this dance.
This may sound like it's coming out of left field, but are you familiar with the phrase, "Rice is the life of Japanese people"? Indeed, while rice is a common diet staple throughout Asia, it is especially crucial to the Japanese populace. Here, we will show you some ways to eat it that are uniquely Japanese.
You might hear the word "kawaii" around you a lot more lately, and there's a cafe of dreams just chock-full of this kawaii ("cute"). The Kawaii Monster Cafe can be found in Harajuku, Tokyo! We're nearby, so let's sneak a peek!
"When you think of major cities in Japan, there's Tokyo to the East, and Osaka and Kyoto to the west. Naturally, people of different cultural values and dispositions go hand-in-hand with different places.
Here, we'll cover the differences between residents of eastern and western Japan."