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Solving Traffic Jam with Nostalgic Scenery – Trams in Japan

Tram lines were considered obstructions to traffic during the time of mass motor

Flying Kite on Special Days

In the Japanese traditional song about New Year’s Day, the first activity mentio

Lucky Bag Full of Happiness for 2019

Happy 2019 to all our readers.  Thank you very much for taking an interest in th

New Words 2018 – How Long Will They Stay NEW?

The New Word of the Year 2018 was announced on 1st December.  The selection was

Social Apartments – SNS in Real Life

“Eating rice out of the same pot” is a Japanese saying to explain camaraderie am

Tori no Ichi – The Bird Market in November

November sees the beginning of the end of the year, Toshi-no-se.  In the Kanto r

Bunka Sai – Culture Festival Organized by Young People

In November, many schools and universities hold events called Bunka Sai.  It mea

Culture Day – the Sunniest Public Holiday

3Rd November is a public holiday, Culture Day, in Japan.  This very general soun

Henn-na Hotel, the Changing Hotel, is Moving On

The Henn-na Hotel opened in July 2015 adjacent to the theme park, Huis Ten Bosch

Japanese Beef “Wagyu” but Not From Japan?

Wagyu is one of the most famous food ingredients from Japan.  It is Japanese Mar

Tsukiji and Toyosu – Old and New Kitchen of Japan

On 6th October 2018, the world-famous Tsukiji Fish Market closed its door after

Fruit Fish – Saviour of Japanese Fishing Industry

Sushi and Sashimi are synonymous with Japanese cuisine, and fresh fish is essent