Cultural tips

Cultural tips

10 Movies to Watch Before Traveling to Japan

Want to do a bit of research before coming to Japan? Let's learn about Japan through film!
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Essential Terms to Understand Japanese Culture

There are many words that only exist in Japanese culture that are not only unique but can help explain the culture as well.
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Digital Art Spots You Must Visit in Japan

Recently, there are some tourist spots in Japan that have been attracting a great deal of attention. Spots with a digit...
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How to Tell the Difference between Plum, Cherry and Peach Blossoms

Here we explain how to tell the subtle differences between three similar blossoms that bloom in spring - plum, cherry and peach blossoms.
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What is Omikuji?: Complete Guide to Japanese Fortune Slip

Omikuji is a fortune slip that you can get at a shrine or temple in Japan. Here we explain what it is, how to do and read it, and introduce some unique shaped omikuji!
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Japanese Dialects Explained by Each Region

Japan consists of 47 prefectures and each region has distinct dialects and accents. Are you ready to step in the next level of Japanese language? Here are the beginner's guide to the unique dialects throughout Japan.
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Cool Stationery From Japan You Want To Get!

It is said Japan is like heaven if you are a stationary freak. There are many unique and cute stationary available in Japan, and here are some of them.
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Best Outdoor Art Museums and Parks in Japan

There are many outdoor museums and parks in Japan for art lovers, and here are our favorites.
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What is Kawaii Culture in Japan?

Kawaii means cute in Japanese, but what is Kawaii Culture, and where can you immerse yourself in such a unique culture in Japan? Kawaii Culture is deeply connected with Japanese aesthetics for ages, and here is an ultimate guide for it!
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10 Translated Japanese Novels to Read in 2021

In 2021, many exciting translated Japanese novels will be released. From the long-awaited Haruki Murakami’s new book to the first English edition of the best selling book in Japan, let's dive into the world of Japanese literature. Here we introduce 10 translated Japanese novels coming out this year which will keep you busy for a while!
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