Have you seen Kimono and Yukata? These are very alike, right? But, Kimono is very different from yukata. What's the difference?
Do you know Japanese traditional doll "Daruma"? It's kind of cute but it's modelled after Bodhidharma who is the founder of the Zen section of Buddhism. We regard Daruma Doll as as a symbol of good luck. Also popular gift of encouragement. Get one for your souvenir.
Do you know "Washi" ?? Literally, it means "Japanese Paper". Find out its versatility!
Nowadays, because of the electronic games, such as Nintendo, PC games, PS, and etc., maybe some of children do not play traditional toys anymore. Isn’t it such a sad truth? At least, with this article, I want to introduce to you what kind of traditional toys that Japan has!