30Wed 2016

Making your own Anime like Ghibli Studio (or almost!)

Great news for all Anime fans and those planning to pursue a career in this field. You can now use the Software that Ghibli Studio uses (at least the basic features of it). An open source version of Toonz has been

23Wed 2016

Travel insurance: a new service for tourists in Japan

As the number of tourists in Japan is reaching – and soon exceeding – 15 millions, a Japanese insurance company (Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance) has launched a new service for foreign tourists. As the Japanese Travel Agency claims that 30% of

22Tue 2016

About Japan, Nobel Prizes and Yamatodamashii

Japanese GDP is the third in the world and its advanced technologies are worldly known. Yet the number of Japanese Novel Prize winners is only 24. That’s seventh in the world – though it is top for Asian countries. As far as natural sciences

16Wed 2016

The Sense of hygiene in Japan

Yesterday we were discussing making sushis and thus grasping the rice … That triggered a question about hygiene. So today we’ll discuss the sense of hygiene in Japan, which is important in this society.
In terms of hygiene, wiping and washing