Hiro8's blog for unique Japan - Part 15

Hakone Yosegi Zaiku Trick Box

Japanese traditional handcraft Hakone Yosegi Zaiku or Hakone marquetry

Contents 1. History 2. Characteristics 3. Types of Wood used for making 4. Special Technique Muku and Zuku 5. Popular…

Halloween in Japan

How is Halloween celebrated in Japan? I visited Shibuya this time!

I went to the popular Halloween spot, I mean Shibuya Scramble Crossing for the first time in my life in…

Japanese School

Difference of Real Japanese School and School in Anime

School life in anime looks really great. It’s shinning. Something happens everyday and everyone seems to having a great time….


Went to the 56th All Japan Model and Hobby Show

Contents 1. What is All Japan Model & Hobby Show    2.1. Plastic models of Gundam, Macross Delta, etc  …


Origin of Karaoke and today’s Karaoke in Japan

Contents 1. History of Karaoke 2. When is the most cheapest day to go to Karaoke 3. How is Karaoke…

Tokyo Game Show TGS 2016

Summary of Tokyo Game Show TGS 2016

Contents 1. Firstly I missed the chance to visit Tokyo Game Show T T 2. What is Tokyo Game Show…


Let’s Eat – The meaning behind Japanese Itadakimasu

Contents 1. What is Itadakimasu 2. Japanese Itadakimasu 3. What situation does Itadakimasu used? 4. My opinion What is Itadakimasu…

Your Name Kimi no Na Wa

Your Name Kimi no Na wa Movie of Makoto Shinkai became a Mega Hit

※What I write about here might includes some spoilers that if you are like “no spoilers”, please watch real movie…

Acoustic Village

Free Music Live Acoustic Village in Saitama

Contents 1. What is Acoustic Village? 2. Saitamashintoshin Station 3. Keyaki Zelkova Square 4. Live Music at Main Square  …

Slow Live 2016 in Temple Ikegami Honganji

Slow Live 2016 in Temple Ikegami Honmonji

Contents 1. What is Slow Live? 2. Traits of Slow Live 3. Atmosphere 4. Artists    4.1. GLIM SPANKY  …