There are islands in Japan where old traditional customs are still strictly kept. One of them is Okinoshima located in the middle of Genkai Sea.
I was told that Japanese count with hands strangely but how? I´ve asked some people from different countries to count with their hands. The result is interesting.
This ancient theatre mask of Noh is very scary. It´s a demon called Hannya. I´ve just found out this is a female character. But why is it so scary? Let´s find out.
Today 16th of June is the day of Wagashi. At one era, all daimyo queued to get some sweets from the shogun. Here is a little history about Wagashi.