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10 customs you must know before a trip to Japan

1. Addressing Someone, Respect<p>Bowing is nothing less than an art form in Japan, respect pounded into children’s heads from the moment they enter …

What’s that emoji? Let’s take a look at Japanese culture with these texting emoticons!【Part 1】

LINE is a free instant-messaging and voice-call application that’s almost a necessity in Asia; for many, it’s cheaper than texting through their …

What’s that emoji? Let’s take a look at Japanese culture with these texting emoticons!【Part 2】

In Part 1 of this article, we learned some <b>fun facts about three iconic foods</b> so beloved by the Japanese that they, yup, became icons—how an old lady …

Sake Confidential - A Book Review

This is actually a book review for a book I enjoyed very much.<p>I'm the type of guy/<i>gaijin</i>/foreigner (regardless of country) who likes to immerse …

On Japanese Culture: Tokyo's Asakusa Shrine

While of course I had heard about the shrine at Asakusa in northern Tokyo, everyone initially told me to go there for its infamous colorful market rather than the shrine, which is known to be one of the more traditional markets in the city. I did in fact find it interesting and took a boat load of …

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