Oct 4, 2021

The Appeal of Kintsugi, Breathing New Life into Chipped Vessels

In Japan, there is a traditional technique called "Kintsugi" in which cracked or chipped vessels are revived by decor...

Oct 3, 2021

Explore Japan - Kyushu, visiting the home of pottery

Kyushu is located in the south of the Japanese archipelago. Among attractive tourist spots such as rich nature, hot s...

Oct 3, 2021

The allure of Japanese language

The number of languages spoken around the world is about 7,000, according to Ethnologue, an international language re...

Oct 1, 2021

Haiku - The Japanese sensitivity in the world's shortest literature

Haiku is the world's shortest poem, with only 17 characters. Haiku poems, which describe the changing seasons, are th...

Oct 1, 2021

Explore Japan - Tokyo, the Capital of Japan

Tokyo is the undisputed capital of Japan. The city, where history and traditions from the Edo period are fused with t...

Sep 28, 2021

The charm of Washi paper that lives for over 1000 years

The production of handmade Japanese “Washi” paper, which requires sophisticated techniques to make, is on...

Sep 28, 2021

What is ZEN teaching and history?

Japanese "ZEN" philosophy is widely spread in the world. It is also said to be the origin of the mindfulness adopted ...

Sep 27, 2021

Explore Japan – Kamakura, the capital of samurai

About an hour from Tokyo, Kamakura, located in Kanagawa Prefecture, once prospered as the base of the Kamakura Shogun...

Sep 27, 2021

Explore Japan – Koyasan, a sacred place close to the sky

Koyasan is known as a sacred place for Shingon Esoteric Buddhism on a mountain at an altitude of 800m in the northern...

Sep 9, 2021

Explore Japan – A charming castle town, Hida Takayama

Takayama City, located in the northern part of Gifu Prefecture, is generally called "Hida Takayama" because it is the...

Sep 9, 2021

Explore Japan – Kanazawa, the castle town

Kanazawa is located in the center of Ishikawa prefecture. It is a castle town that retains the remnants of a prestigi...

Sep 2, 2021

The sharpest sword, Japanese Katana

Japanese Katana is famous not only for its sharpness but also for the artistic value. Let’s see the secret of t...
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