4 Japanese Traditional Instruments You Might Get Interested In
Japan has a long history in its music and instruments. People used to play music for gods when they pray. There are still many instruments used today which were born in those periods of Japan. Here are four of them and videos.
#1 Wadaiko / 和太鼓
Here's a video of popular wadaiko group called "Tao".
#2 Shamisen / 三味線
There's a very famous pair of brothers who are shamisen artists called "Yoshida Brothers".
#3 Koto / 琴
"Umino mierumachi" from Kiki's Delivery Service
#4 Shakuhachi / 尺八
Princess Mononoke's theme played by shakuhachi.