Culture | Hiro8 Japanese Culture Blog - Part 4

Sensouji in Asakusa

Hatsumode New Year Celebration Tokyo 2017 – Visited 5 popular shrines

Happy New Year!! Thank you very much for reading my article! This 2017, on 3 January, I visited 5 popular…

Moon of Omisoka

New Year’s Eve Omisoka in Japan

New Year’s eve is called Omisoka in Japan. After Christmas to Omisoka, people get busy for preparing New Year. What…

Omochi

How to make Japanese Rice Cakes

Winter is the season of people enjoy mochi in Japan. There are many types of mochi from salty mochi to…

Soba

What are Soba Noodles

Contents 1. Long history of Soba Noodles 2. Soba we know today started in Edo period 3. Soba is Lucky…

Maenohara Onsen Sayo-no-Yudokoro

Top 3 Japanese Onsen or Hot Spring in Tokyo

Contents 1. There are Hot Springs in Tokyo, too 2. Recommendable Top 3 Onsen in Tokyo   2.1. Maenohara Onsen Saya-no-yudokoro…

What is Ishiyaki Imo (Roasted Sweet Potato)? How to Cook?

Contents 1. Winter is the season of Roasted Sweet Potato vendor in Japan 2. Why sweet potato roasted by hot…

Cash culture in Japan

Why Japanese people use cash instead of credit cards?

In Japan, people don’t use credit cards that much like those in overseas. People usually use cash at a supermarket,…

Bikkuriman

Bikkuriman Stickers made a big hit in 1985 in Japan

Source : Gadget Tsuushin Have you ever heard of Bikkuriman? It is a chocolate wafer with a small sticker bonus….

Red Spider Lily

Japanese Spider Lily and Alishan Cafe at Kinchakuda in Saitama

Contents 1. Famous Red spider lily, or Lycoris radiata Herb at Kinchakuda in Saitama 2. Is Japanese red spider lily…

Hinohara Nature Lodge

How about staying Japanese school in Tokyo instead of Hotel for a change?

※ Sorry, Hinohara Shizen no Ie, which I introduce in this article looked like closed in 2017 If you want…

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