Have you ever tried tatsuta-age? it´s a Japanese style fried chicken. It´s easy to make. Here is the recipe.
Do you know the meaning of “hito no furi mite waga furi naose”? This is a Japanese kotowaza (saying). Let´s see what that means.
23rd of May is Kiss Day in Japan. Why kiss day? It started just after the WII because of a film of the Japanese director Yasushi Sasaki.
Japan´s low birth rate is getting serious. The government think that women don´t have enough knowledge about life planning and want them to have a woman agenda. Does it work?
Chisai Fujita´s art review is back. Department stores in Osaka is changing. They are now into art scene and try to make art projects inside the departments. Will it work? Can they make art more accessible?
It´s common for Japanese children to learn how to count during the bath time. Ofuro no kazoeuta teaches you how to count one to ten.
A conversation I happened to be involved made me re-think about kindness in Japan. Many westerners mention that Japanese people say “sorry” too much. They say it because they are going to interrupt other person. Is too much kindness aggressive? If I stop saying sorry, does it mean I¨m not so kind? What is kindness?
5th of May is Boys´ Day in Japan. It´s actually called the Children´s Day but in the reality, it´s the male children´s day. This is a story about a Kintaro doll.
BLACK is a YO-YO champion and is an official Cirque du Soleil performer. He promotes Yo-Yo to the world in TED conference. Is Yo-Yo still geeky?
There is a temple in Kyoto where they break tons of plates to give people good luck. This is an annual festival, Horoku Wari at Mibu-dera. They also hold kyogen play, a comedy theatre play that anyone can enjoy.