This is a documentary of a Japanese prison, Fuchu Prison in Tokyo, where inmates who have repeatedly committed crimes or who are foreigners are admitted.
The sun is getting stronger and trees and plants are growing. It’s Shoman, one of the Japanese 24 seasons.
Roujo was when samurai holed up themselves in the castle to protect it against the enemies. This could last months. Maybe we could learn something from them how to live this quarantine life.
Koku-u is the sixth season of the Japanese 24 seasons. It’s a rain that helps to grow many cereals.
How are you dealing with quarantine? What do you think about practicing Japanese? There is no reason to stop keeping up your Japanese, isn’t it?
Japan is known as machismo culture. Even now, men share the housework much less comparing to other countries. Ikumen are men who are opposed to this stereotype men. But are they really participating the housework?
Recent outbreak of coronavirus is becoming our daily concern. Become panic and buy tons of toilet rolls won’t help this situation but drawing Amabie might.
Something I am often asked is “Why Japanese people apologise so much?” Do they? Before criticising it, we need to see the Japanese society to see where this comes from.
Staying at home is the best thing we can do to beat COVID-19 but we can also boost our immune system to maintain our body prepared for this new disease. So here are some Japanese superfood.
Matcha is becoming something common and popular outside of Japan and many people learn tea ceremony recently. Chashaku is one of the tool that is used for the ceremony. Let’s have a look at the grand masters tea scoops.
Potato chips are disappearing from konbini and supermarkets in Japan. People are going crazy chasing the last bags. What´s going on?
I was at the Japanese breakfast market in Berlin a few weeks ago and it was kind of disappointing as a Japanese. Why it´s always so crowded and expensive for such a small amount?
Do you love wagashi? There are so many sweets shops in Tokyo but I´d recommend you to try Osakaya, which has a long history and once served wagashi to the Royal Family. It´s worth visiting during your stay in Tokyo.
Today the 30th of June, people in Kyoto eat Minazuki to purify the bad luck from the last 6 months. Why they eat it and how it started?
Do you love trying new taste and always look for a new challenge? Then try Osuya. They are specialised in vinegar and you can do a vinegar tasting, which changes your idea about vinegar.
Onigiri is one of the most loved snack foods in Japan. The variety is infinite. It´s also healthy comparing to other snacks. Here is a little history about onigiri.
After many Japanese companies have switched to remote work, people are talking about zoom manner. Some sound real and some sound like jokes. What are those manners?
Seimei is the fifth season of Japanese 24 seasons. It’s the season when new sprouts come out and everything seems to be fresh.
On the 20th of March was Shunbun no Hi, Vernal Equinox Day and is the sixth seasons of the 24 seasons in Japan. When it started and what do people eat on this day?
From the 5th of March to the 19th of March is Keichitsu in the 24 Japanese seasons. It’s the time when all the insects wake up and come out to the surface.