Hiroshi | Hiro8 Japanese Culture Blog - Part 6

Garden of Words (Kotonoha no Niwa)

The Garden of Words (Kotonoha no Niwa): Beautiful Tanka (Poem) and Quotes

Narukamino Sukoshitoyomite Sashikumori Amemofuraranka Kimiwotodomemu. Japanese poem called Tanka consists of five units 5-7-5-7-7.Thirty‐one syllables is the rule.Its very origin…

Matcha Desserts of Nakamura Tokichi

Best 10 Matcha Cafes in Tokyo! Matcha Desserts are Must-Try!!

Source : Instagram Matcha is now very popular worldwide. Matcha was not so popular when I was a little child…

Foliage of Japanese Maple

Kamikatsu Town in Tokushima : Zero Waste and Leaf Business attracts visitors!

Source : Kamikatsu Kamikatsu town is located in Tokushima Prefecture. Not only people in Japan but people from overseas visit…

Koala no March

Very Popular Japanese Candies and Snacks! Selected from Japanese point of view!!

Japanese candy or snack is one of the must-try things if you visit Japan! I myself have a sweet tooth,…

Vending Machine in Akihabara was too strange and scary!! Bought some mystery items!!

You might think Akihabara is a sacred place for anime, figure and subculture. Yes that’s certainly true. But Akihabara also…


What is Dorayaki? All about Dorayaki in Japan!

I think most Japanese reminds that blue cat-like robot when they hear Dorayaki. Yes, Doraemon! Favorite anime of child! I…

Demonstration of Yamaoroshi

Terada Honke Okura Festa (Sake Festival) 2018! Visited Sake Brewery, too!!

If you want to enjoy real sake and sake brewery. I highly recommend this festival of Terada Honke. Only in…

Scene of using mobile in the town

Best Options of Pocket WiFi Rental in Japan

Contents 1. NINJA WiFi 2. JAPAN WiFi 3. PuPuRu WiFi 4. HIS Unlimited Pocket WiFi Router 5. BIGLOBE WIMAX 2+…

Cosplayer of Bell and Itasha

Wonder Festival 2018 Winter Figure and Cosplayer

As always, I visited Wonder Festival this year, too. I just enjoyed its main hall this time (yes, I just…

Picture for Ikigai

Meaning of Ikigai

Actually I was very surprised to know that Ikigai is now becoming one of the famous Japanese words in overseas….