Japanese TV Drama, Manhattan Love Story
If you are looking for a good laugh, Manhattan Love Story is the one. I guarantee that this gives you a good feeling. Tencho who loves coffee more than anything and never speaks somehow is getting involved everyone´s love relationship including him having one.
Let´s try Japanese Breakfast Market in Berlin
I was at the Japanese breakfast market in Berlin a few weeks ago and it was kind of disappointing as a Japanese. Why it´s always so crowded and expensive for such a small amount?
Obon in Japan -Okuribi-
15th of August is the last day of Obon and Japanese people burn fire to send their ancestors´ souls back to where they rest. This is called Okuribi.
How do you wash rice?
In winter, no one wants to wash rice with cold water but some how, Japanese people are told to do so since child. Is there any particular reason? Why can we not wash it with warm water?
M7 Quake hit Kumamoto, Kyushu
Today just before 10pm in Japan, M7 earthquake hit Kumamoto region in Kyushu. Many houses are collapsed and people evacuated to near school ground or gyms. It´s still chilly in the night and people are asking for more blanket in the social media.
Is Ehomaki good for the environment?
It´s been a while since Ehomaki has become another part of Setsubun in Japan. Despite of sushi industry´s promotion, people are still quite not used to it. And this year, the mass of leftover sushi rolls caught Japanese citizen´s attention.
What not to do when you visit Jinja in Japan
Jinja, as well as temples is a very important sacred spot for many Japanese people regardless they are religious or not. But recently, these sports have become popular destination for many tourists and jinja is having a problem.
Let´s brush up your English with A5 - A5で英語力に自信をつける –
英語を習いたいけど時間がない、クラスに行ったけど上手くならないという人いませんか。A5の新しい英語アプリは、ロールプレイングゲーム感覚でビジネス英語が学べます。いつでもどこでも気軽に学べるのが、忙しい人にもぴったり。今、テスターになってくれた人には、iPad Mini 4が当たるチャンスもあり！
Manabeshima Island Japan: One Island, Two Months, One Minicar, Sixty Crabs, Eighty Bites and Fifty Shots of Shochu
A French artist, Florent Chavouet travelled to Manabeshima, known as a cat island in Japan and spent 2 months deeply involved with the locals with very little Japanese. He depicted all his experience and it´s amazing.
Can Japanese married couples have separate family names?
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?