Do you know that usually in Japan, we don't use our signature for official documents, receiving parcels via post, etc and a personalized name stamp called 'Hanko' is used as replacement? Find out more here!
PS: you can own one for fun, too!
Do you know what this red doll is? Among huge number of Japanese dolls, this "Sarubobo" should be the one of the most interesting.
There are many types of art in Japan. One of the most well-known is ORIGAMI 折り紙. You can make crane, ninja star, container...etc. Fold your way to happiness!!
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!
Katana is Japanese swords as you may know. It's well-known in all the world because it's so cool! Here we wrote about the history and types of katana. You would find more attraction after reading.
Let's take a look at the beauty of Japanese Pottery