Japanese Famous Shogun Loved Beautiful Boys?
During the samurai era in Japan, homosexuality was considered as something normal. Many famous Shogun had young lovers. People were much more open to sex than now.
Are Japanese School Rules Too Strict?
Japanese pupils clean their own classrooms is something that impresses outside world. Japanese education system is known as quite strict too but can you imagine how much oppressed Japanese students are?
Japanese Supersutition -What You Shouldn’t Do in the Night-
Japanese people are quite superstitious and there are things that you shouldn’t do in the night. What are they and why?
Fuchu Prison, A Prison Without Punishment
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.
Japanese 24 Seasons -Seimei-
Seimei is the fifth season of Japanese 24 seasons. It’s the season when new sprouts come out and everything seems to be fresh.
How Is Japan Dealing with Coronavirus?
Coronavirus is expanding to every corners of the world. Japan has been very quiet and seems to manage the situation well. But is it really? What’s happening inside Japan?
Japanese 24 Seasons -Shunbun-
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?
Learn Japanese During Quarantine?
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?
Japanese Superfood to Boost Your Immune System to Fight Against COVID-19
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.
Chashaku -Tea Scoops of the Legendary Tea Masters-
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 Japan!
Potato chips are disappearing from konbini and supermarkets in Japan. People are going crazy chasing the last bags. What´s going on?
Let´s try Japanese Breakfast Market in Berlin
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?
Where to get good Wagashi in Tokyo – Osakaya –
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.
Summer clean up, eat Minazuki
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?
Drink and eat vinegar at Osuya in Tokyo
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.
History of Onigiri
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.
Japanese 24 Seasons -Shouman-
The sun is getting stronger and trees and plants are growing. It’s Shoman, one of the Japanese 24 seasons.
Japanese 24 Seasons -Koku-u-
Koku-u is the sixth season of the Japanese 24 seasons. It’s a rain that helps to grow many cereals.
Zoom Manner in Japan. True or False?
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?
Draw Amabie to Beat Coronavirus
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.