Tag: japanese vocabulary
Japanese 24 Seasons -Shouman-
The sun is getting stronger and trees and plants are growing. It’s Shoman, one of the Japanese 24 seasons.
Japanese 24 Seasons -Shunbun-
On the 20th of March was Shunbun no Hi, Vernal Equinox Day and is the sixth seasons of the 24 seasons in Japan. When it started and what do people eat on this day?
What is Ikumen?
Japan is known as machismo culture. Even now, men share the housework much less comparing to other countries. Ikumen are men who are opposed to this stereotype men. But are they really participating the housework?
Japanese 24 Seasons – Keichitsu-
From the 5th of March to the 19th of March is Keichitsu in the 24 Japanese seasons. It’s the time when all the insects wake up and come out to the surface.
Chashaku -Tea Scoops of the Legendary Tea Masters-
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.
Japanese 24 Seasons -Risshun –
After Setsubun, the spring is here in Japanese ancient calendar. It’s called Risshun. But it’s still cold. Why ancient people decided it’s spring now?
Japanese 24 Seasons -Daikan-
Daikan is the coldest season of the year and is one of the 24 Seasons Japanese and Chinese people have been using to describe the small changes of the season.
Japanese 24 Seasons -Shokan-
Have you noticed the air has got colder recently? That’s because we are now in the season of Shokan. This is one of the 24 seasons of the year.