You see a tea ceremony or a demonstration of martial arts and realise that people often sit on their heels, which is called seiza. Many may think this is the traditional way but is it, really?
One of the things that confuse me outside of Japan is when people start to eat. Each one starts when they get the plate while Japanese people wait for everyone to get the plate and start together with “Itadakimasu”.
Japanese people are attracted to death? What we know is Japanese people have different idea about death. Jisei, the farewell poems are one of the notions explains Japanese people and death.
Gaki Otto and Iku-men are the new words to describe Japanese husbands. Is your husband Gaki Otto or Iku-men?
In Japan, good women should be humble and always respect their husbands. Therefore, they are taught to walk three steps behind their husbands. But there is a new interpretation for this theory.