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Do you know what Tanabata is?

Today is July 7, Tanabata. Tanabata is a Japanese annual event held on seasonal milestones, and is one of the five most important seasonal festivals, along with March 3 (Girls’ Festival) and May 5 (Children’s Day). Various events and festivals are held in various parts of Japan in honor of the legend that Orihime (Princess Read more about Do you know what Tanabata is?[…]

Discover new tastes in Japan!

Hello everyone! Have you ever tried HIYASHI-CHUKA? HIYASHI-CHUKA is a unique and refreshing flavorful Japanese summer staple. It is a dish that makes you feel warm and energized when eaten on a hot summer day. It is often eaten at home or in restaurants.   HIYASHI-CHUKA is like cold ramen, but does not taste like Read more about Discover new tastes in Japan![…]

Kai Japanese language school is offering a summer course!

Hello everyone!!! Kai Japanese language school is offering a summer course! This summer course will run from August 7 to 18, about 2 weeks, and will include conversation and grammar classes in the morning and activities in the afternoon. For more details, visit the URL below, and if you apply during June, you will receive Read more about Kai Japanese language school is offering a summer course![…]

Let’s understand more about Japanese food culture

What is the Japanese cuisine that you imagine? Ramen and sushi are not the only Japanese foods. Today I will explain a little about Japanese food here.   Japanese food culture is unique, and there is an order in which one not only eats up each dish, but also proceeds to eat in a well-balanced Read more about Let’s understand more about Japanese food culture[…]

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A Guide for Enjoying the Rainy season.

Hello everyone! Japan is known for its beautiful and diverse seasons, and today I would like to talk about a uniquely Japanese season, the rainy season (tsuyu). June(Tsuyu) and September(Akisame) are rainy months, but they also have their own charming aspects. In this issue, we will show you how to enjoy and make the most Read more about A Guide for Enjoying the Rainy season.[…]

Cultural experience just 30 minutes from Ikebukuro

I would like to introduce Kawagoe “KOEDO” today. Kawagoe is about a 30-minute train ride from Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The nearest station is Hon-Kawagoe. Easy access from Ikebukuro is one of the attractions of visiting Kawagoe. You can enjoy the atmosphere of the Edo period (1603-1867), a short distance away from the busy city life. In Read more about Cultural experience just 30 minutes from Ikebukuro[…]

When you had Emergency Earthquake Alert

Hello everyone! The recent emergency earthquake alert was quite a surprise, wasn’t it? Suddenly, everyone’s cell phones started ringing and I bet it caused a bit of panic. However, it’s important to stay calm and know how to respond in these situations. Today, I would like to share with all foreign visitors currently in Japan, Read more about When you had Emergency Earthquake Alert[…]

FURIN-the sound of summer-

Summer in Kyoto is now over and takes away the sultry heat, the sound of cicadas, all the sounds of the season, including one in particular, the sound of fūrin. The name of the fūrin 風 鈴 – ふ う り ん is composed of two kanj, wind (風) and small bell (鈴) which perfectly Read more about FURIN-the sound of summer-[…]

One Day Trip Wakayama (Blog Irene)

In the break between one school term and another, to rest from the exam session, I decided to spend a few days traveling. When I made the route of the Kodo Kumano in December, I left a piece of myself in Wakayama Prefecture, which had welcomed me with affection and wonderful experiences. So my decision Read more about One Day Trip Wakayama (Blog Irene)[…]