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Meaning of Omotenashi

Omotenashi is Japanese. This is one of the Japanese words which can not be translated into English in one word….

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I checked anime that starts in 2017. And chose 8 recommendable anime to watch. I selected these 8 anime from…

Girl in Kimono on New Year Oshougatsu

New Year Holiday Oshougatsu

New Year is called Oshougatsu in Japanese. Most companies are closed, except for some retail stores, hospitals, etc. until 3rd…

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Hatsumode New Year Celebration in Tokyo – 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…

Christmas Illumination in Roppongi

How does Japan celebrate Christmas? Facts and Origin of Japanese Christmas

Christmas in Japan is different from those in abroad. Such as having a chicken of KFC and a cake. Did…

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…

HATCHIMALS or WOOMO in Japan

Woomo or Hatchimals in Japan Sold Out One After Another

Contents 1. Woomo might be the last big trend in 2016 2. What is Woomo in the first place 3….

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