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Know the Basics of the Dating Culture in Japan

Dating culture may differ from place to place, and when it comes to love, understanding is always a key. The difference in societal views and culture shouldn’t always be a hindrance! Buff up you...

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Traditional Japanese New Year’s Food That You Must Have

Enjoy the taste, and know the history of traditional Japanese new year’s food! From special boxed meals to bitter oranges, eating new year’s food is both symbolic and satisfying. Before yo...

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A Brief Introduction to Traditional Japanese Houses

Be it the physical freedom in having space, or the freedom in aesthetic design, living in a house in Japan just offers a different feel as compared to apartments. Japanese houses have a different layo...

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Knowing About Japanese Animation and where to start

Japanese animation, more popularly known as “anime”, is famous worldwide for its unique artstyle. Be it earth-shaking action, or romantic settings, there are different genres for each kind...

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The Material and Consequential Cost of Tattoos in Japan

Tattoos in Japan often merge traditional Japanese style art and local beliefs, making them quite unique. Because of the social stigma associated with tattoos, getting one in Japan may have a few twist...

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A Look into the Dominant Religions in Japan

Two religions are dominant in Japan; Shintoism and Buddhism. Japan has a deep history connected to the two that shaped and molded the nation into what it is today, influencing Japanese aesthetics, cul...

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Understanding Japanese Futons, Standard of Quality Rest

At the end of all adventures, the wrapping up must always be a nice, long, and good sleep. Many Japanese households have futons, and the same stands true for Ryokans in Japan. Though they serve the sa...

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Between Traditional and Modern, Weddings in Japan

Weddings in Japan often have many twists that may come as a shock to many foreigners due to the different cultural beliefs. When attending or having a wedding in Japan, here are a few things that you ...

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Cost and Other Essential Information about Manga in Japan

The Japanese style of comic art and comic books, manga, is famous not only in Japan but across the world. The art evolved throughout the years, but its popularity only grew. Fans who visit Japan often...

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Get Involved in Government-supported Cultural Exchange Programs in Japan

For better cooperation and understanding, interactions are the key. Experience the rich heritage of Japan through exchange programs that promote international diplomacy and are supported by the govern...

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