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.
In Edo period Yujo, prostitutes were the fashion icons and started many new styles that are still used in the current Japan. First let’s see their hairstyles.
Japanese tattoo is well-known because of Yakuza films. But there are also tribal tattoos that have been a tradition of Ainu and Ryukyuan people. The patterns are very similar to the ones seen in Taiwan, Philippines or Polynesia. Why tribal tattoos are not so common in Japan and how did it arrive there?
Recently many Japanese women have higher and important posts in the society and still, when it comes to marriage, 95% of women change their family name to the husband´s. Can Japanese couple keep separate family name as a married couple?