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Cats in Japan: Find All You Need to Know About Japan’s Cats in One Page

All our cat-related articles gathered together on one page for easy finding. Everything from cat cafes to Yokai cats, anime recommendations to maneki neko. Browse for something fun to read or just enj...

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Tanabata, A Legend of Star-Crossed Lovers and A Festival of Wishes

Tanabata in Japan is marked by huge colourful streamers hung from bamboo. Also known as the Star Festival, people make wishes by writing them on paper strips or folded talismans and hanging them on a ...

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Historical Sendai City, Date Masamune’s Greatest Legacy

Sendai City is most known for 3 things; Date Masamune, Gyutan, and being Tohoku Region’s largest city. With a history as a castle town, it is no wonder many history buffs love visiting Sendai fo...

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Traveling Around Miyagi Prefecture

Miyagi Prefecture of Tohoku Region has many wonderful attractions including one of the Nihon Sankei, Matsushima Bay. Other great places include historical Sendai City - the prefecture’s capital ...

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Exploring the Best of Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Morioka, the capital city of Iwate Prefecture, is an often overlooked vacation destination in Japan due to its lack of a major attraction. With rich history, delicious noodles, and beautiful scenery, ...

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Tashirojima Cat Island in Miyagi

Tashirojima is one of 3 cat islands where the number of cat inhabitants overwhelms the humans. Meet these fluffy felines, the shrine dedicated to them, stay the night in a cat shaped cabin, and enjoy ...

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Japanese Dialect, The Sounds of Different Regions

A dialect is a language form specific to a particular place or group of people. Japanese may be the de facto national language of Japan, but what you may not know is that there are several dialects to...

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Hirosaki City: Cherry Blossoms and Apples in Aomori-ken

Hirosaki produces the most apples in Japan’s apple heaven, Aomori Prefecture. But be it apples or sights of wonder, Hirosaki has much to offer like popular cherry blossom viewing spots Hirosaki ...

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Tohoku Region: the Wonders of Nature

Tohoku Region lies north of Japan’s main island. Tourism is the Tohoku area’s bread and butter thanks to its wondrous natural beauty. Sightseeing cruises, skiing adventures, observatories,...

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Tohoku’s Hidden Gem: Akita International University

Akita International University has been recognized in Japan as well as in the world despite being a ‘newcomer’ as compared to other established universities in the country. Established in ...

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