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Japanese Idols, The J-idol Culture, and Who You Should Know

K-pop idols have become a global phenomenon, but how about Japanese idols who have been around for just as long if not longer? We take a look at J-idols, what the idol and fandom culture is like, as w...

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J-pop: Defining Japanese Pop Music, its Genres, and Songs & Artists You Need to Know

J-pop is hard to define - but if you look at the long list of genres that fall under J-pop, the reason becomes clear. And why hasn’t it become more popular internationally? We explore all of the...

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What is anime? From History, Anime Culture in Japan to Genres, All You Need to Know About Japanese Animation

An in-depth look at anime, a recommended read for anime-fans and those new to anime. From educational information like history and modern developments, to fun stuff like classic anime tropes, anime ge...

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Popular Japanese Names and Their Meaning (2021~2022 Ranking)

Japanese names are carefully chosen by parents considering the characters' meaning and combination, how it's read and the sound. There are also some rules to be followed when addressing a Japa...

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Top 10 Popular Cat Breeds in Japan (2022 Ranking) & Most Famous Japanese Cats

Cats are well-loved in Japan. Not only are they kept as beloved pets treated as family members in people’s homes, they also hold a special place in Japanese folklore, culture, and mythology; lik...

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Cinnamoroll Things to Get, Food to Eat and Events to Visit for 20th Anniversary, Our Best Buy Picks

Sanrio’s beloved white puppy character Cinamoroll celebrates its 20th anniversary this year in 2022. In this article, we introduce our 20th anniversary Cinnamoroll picks, some themed foods ...

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Seppuku & Harakiri, An In-depth Explanation to Samurai Ritual Suicide

Seppuku & Harakiri are easily explained as the samurai method of committing suicide, but what does it actually signify? In this article, we explain what the difference is between seppuku & har...

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Express Yourself Through Fashion in Harajuku, Tokyo

First thing that comes to mind about Harajuku is the eccentric yet fascinating fashion styles, of which there are many, plus the busy shopping street that is Takeshita-dori, the delicious food like cr...

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Start a Modeling Career in Japan

Modeling in Japan has been an opportunity that many aspiring individuals have taken, whether it started out as a chance happening or by personal ambition. Japan has several modeling agencies that offe...

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Kyushu Region: The Southernmost Region of Japan

Kyushu, the southernmost region of Japan, enjoys sub-tropical humid climates and lots of rain. With 8 prefectures including the sunny beaches of Okinawa, there is endless fun to be had in Kyushu. From...

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