Culture

Customs

A Guide to Japanese Table Manners

Want to avoid offending anyone in Japan? This is our essential guide to Japanese table manners!
Events

10 Best Festivals in Japan in August 2023

Summer is one of the most exciting times of year in Japan, with endless fun festivals throughout the country. Here are 10 of the best festivals in Japan to check out in August 2023!
Events

12 Best Summer Music Festivals in Japan 2023

Summer is an amazing time in Japan when there is so much going on. Not only are there traditional festivals, but also lots of music festivals. Check out 12 of the best summer music festivals in Japan in 2023!
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History

Why Are There So Many Dialects in Japan: The History

Did you know that in different parts of Japan, we have different dialects? Learn about how the region we live in, changes how we talk!
Culture

Undokai: Elementary School Sports Day in Japan

Sports day at elementary schools in Japan is a fun and special day where kids compete in various events. Let's learn more about sports day in Japan!
Customs

What is Shichigosan in Japan?

Japan has many annual events for celebrating children, and Shichigosan is one of them. In this article, we will explain what is Shichigosan and how to celebrate it.
Events

10 Best Festivals in July 2023 in Japan

The summer is by far the best season if you want to experience one of Japan’s lively matsuri festivals.Here is an overview of 10 of the best Japanese festivals in July 2023!
Culture

10 Japanese Words for Describing Personalities

Want to learn how to describe yourself and others in Japanese? These super-specific Japanese vocabulary words will help you describe people's personalities and unique characteristics!
History

6 Most Important Ancient Kiln Towns in Japan

Japan has a rich history of creating fine pottery and ceramicwares. Learn where these traditions and arts started!
Events

Soma Nomaoi Festival In Fukushima Prefecture

Soma Nomaoi originated over 1,000 years ago, and still celebrates martial skill and horse riding today in Fukushima. Find out more about the festival and its history!
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