Blog About Japan And Life In Japan
What is an Otaku?
Otaku is the word used to describe people with deep interest in anime, video games and manga. Often portrayed as guys with nerdy glasses, wearing t-shirt of their favorite JPOP idols or anime character carrying bags with
Ojigi (お辞儀) or the act of bowing is definitely one of the most important part of Japanese culture. Bowing is used commonly in greeting a person as well as giving a deep apology. There are different levels and types of
Ramen is the most popular noodle dish in Japan. Though ramen originated in China, Japan made it popular. Offered in 4 different flavors such as Shoyu (soy sauce based), Shio (salt based), Tonkotsu (pork based) and Miso (soybean based) topped
As of March, lots of events have been cancelled due to the spread of Coronavirus. Big theme parks like Disneyland, Universal Studios and Ghibli Museum are extending their break in order to prevent contamination.
A medicine is yet to be discovered
One of the famous representation of Japanese culture is the Geisha. Becoming a geisha requires a lot of training, hard work and patience. In the past, only Japanese can become a geisha. However, there were records of foreigners becoming geisha