Culture & People
Oops, the last train is gone now! If you have ever lived or traveled in Japan and missed the last train, you might experience such a shocking moment.
Is the fun time over or not?
Here are 3 things to do when you miss the last train.
You might have heard that Japanese people are serious, polite, and diligent.
Half true, half false. Being serious in Japanese is "Majime" (まじめ).
In fact, many Japanese people are literally majime in public, at office, at school and, in general.
They are typically serious.
Here are 5 characteristics of serious Japanese people that you may be surprised or may nod your head as yes!
Actually there are not many occasions to wear kimono for Japanese people these days. But still, people wear kimono on right occasions. Let's check when Japanese people wear kimono.
Tenugui is a thin Japanese hand towel made of cotton. It is plain woven and almost always dyed with some pattern.
Have you heard of Nambu Ironware? Nambu Ironware, also know as Nambu Tekki, is one of the traditional crafts of Japan. It's getting popular worldwide.
Even though there are so much more fun you can find in Harajuku where Japanese latest pop culture is born, I introduce five things you don't want to miss in Harajuku.
Do you know Furoshiki? Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese cloth which has been used for more than 1000 years in Japan. Not only its design, but the usefulness is amazing. It can contain most things.
I'm sure you've seen sensu before. Sensu is a Japanese folding fan which is a folding fan in Japanese. Sensu is a very popular souvenir for foreign tourists because there are many kinds of beautiful ones.
In Japanese culture, there are many remarkable ideas that people naturally have as they grow up. They are not always good, but very interesting and helpful to understand Japanese people.
Do you know what college students do through their college life? It might be very different from what you think. Let's see how the things go if you were a typical student in Japan.