Japan Society in NY offer a lecture about Japanese underworld culture. Tokyo Underworld 2012´s author, Robert Whiting talks about Yakuza society in Japan.
This is a Sumie master in Nikkou in Japan who draws a beautiful dragon with just one brush and yet...
While Tokyo was excited about the first snow, in Miyako-jima cherry blossoms have started blooming. Also in Washington DC, they will celebrate 100 year anniversary of the arrival of sakura this spring.
On the 7th of January, officially the New Year ends in Japan and people eat rice porridge in the morning. What kind of porridge do you think?
During shougatsu period, Japanese people decorate their house with good luck ornaments. What are they?
How Japanese people celebrate the new year? First they go to see the first sunrise then go to a temple or shrine. New Year is a very important moment of the year.
Oomisoka is how to call the New Year´s Eve in Japanese and is one of the very important event of a year for Japanese. What they do and how they spend the night?
22nd of December is Touji in Japan. What is it and what they do?