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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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Important Things to Keep in Mind When Attending a Funeral in Japan

Death and funerals are part of the cycle of life, and at times, we must accompany our friends at their darkest moments. Funerals in Japan are a very formal event, and because of the differing religiou...

Culture manners/etiquette event

Loyalty, Hard Work and Commitment: Assessment of Japan’s Work Ethic

Defined by loyalty, hard work and commitment, Japan’s work ethic has gained notoriety around the world. Japan’s religion and culture are a major factor where the work environment differs g...

Work work life balance manners/etiquette work/labor

Basic Grooming and Workwear Standards in Japanese Companies

Because of workplace formality in Japan, there are certain things that should be taken notice of when dressing and grooming yourself before reporting for work. From your hairstyle to the shoes on your...

Work manners/etiquette fashion

How to Professionally Exchange Business Cards in Japan

Business cards can be seen as an extension of yourself in Japan, and there are set standards of doing things. Exchanging business cards is simple diplomacy that, in light cases, can affect people&rsqu...

Work manners/etiquette business Japanese

Deconstructing the Japanese after-work culture: Nomikai

After-work celebrations may be an occasional part of an employee’s work experience. Meanwhile, in Japan, it is not treated merely as something fitting a special occasion. Instead, it is often an...

Work work hours communication manners/etiquette

“It’s tee time!” : Golf in Japan

Golf’s entry into Japan has entertained not only the people who brought it but also the people in the country. See how such sport for the “upper class” and avid international golfers...

Culture manners/etiquette industry sports

Art in Ink; Traditional Japanese Tattoo Designs and Process

Japanese art is deeply engraved in the tattoo culture, and other factors such as local beliefs and symbolism contribute to the classic designs available. In choosing the traditional Japanese style of ...

Culture manners/etiquette pop culture rules/regulations

Persisting culture within garments: Kimono of Japan

Cultural expressions can be manifested through various platforms, and clothing is one of them. Japanese history is known for its deep traditional background that echoes until today; an example of this...

Culture manners/etiquette kimono

Things that You Should Know Before Working for a Japanese Company

Workplaces around the world have their own defining features. Japan definitely has its own share of them. Politeness, for example, is an identifying mark of Japanese work culture, as well as being goo...

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