Yōkoso (ようこそ)! Welcome

Yōkoso (ようこそ)! Welcome to our website dedicated to Japanese culture.

Come and discover Japan with us!

We are happy to welcome you here and help you discover the riches of Japan. Whether you are a Japanese culture enthusiast or simply looking to learn more, you will find everything you need here.

Our site contains information on the language, history, arts, cuisine, and much more about Japan. You can also find travel tips, traditional recipes, online Japanese language courses, and much more.

We regularly update our site with new content, so please visit us regularly to find out the latest news about Japanese culture.

We wish you a pleasant time on our site, and hope you find the inspiration you are looking for.

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Mount Fuji seen from the Shinkasen


Learn about the iconic Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest peak, in our in-depth article. Learn about the history, geology, and cultural significance of this sacred mountain, as well as the different ways to explore and admire it.

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Demography and population distribution of Japan

crowd in a shopping pedestrian street in Japan

Japan is a sparsely populated country, with around 126 million people in 2021. The majority of the population is concentrated in large cities, especially Tokyo, which is considered one of the most populous metropolises in the world. Japan’s population is aging due to a relatively low birth rate and high life expectancy.

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Japanese history at the British Museum

illustration of the british museum and its section on japanese culture

If you have the opportunity to visit London and want to immerse yourself in the world of Japan, take a trip to the British Museum! This museum illustrates human history from its beginnings to the present day on all continents. It has one of the most comprehensive collections of Japanese…

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Japan is a popular tourist destination for its many places to visit, cultural activities and unique experiences. Here are some examples of places and activities not to be missed:

  • Temples and shrines
  • Gardens
  • National parks
  • Gastronomy
  • Cultural activities

Japanese society is characterised by formal social relations and a respect for hierarchy. Gender roles are still quite traditional, with women often occupied with domestic tasks and men occupied with professional tasks. However, this is tending to change with the increasing participation of women in the labour force and changing social norms.

You will dive into the rich and varied world of Japanese artistic expression. You will discover the different styles and famous artists of Japanese calligraphy, painting, theatre, cinema and music. You can learn about the different styles, histories, techniques and practices that have shaped these art forms as well as current trends. You will also be able to find out about the various cultural events related to these art forms that are currently taking place or that are still to come. We hope that this category will help you to better understand and appreciate Japanese Arts.

Donburi mono, popular Japanese dish


Origin and history of donburi mono Donburi Mono is a traditional Japanese dish that has its roots in the country’s rich culinary heritage. It is a type of rice bowl dish that is usually served in a large bowl called “donburi” and is filled with a variety of ingredients such…

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Enjoy Onigiri, the Japanese Delight!

Onigiri star of Japanese bento boxes

Looking for a healthy and delicious snack? Discover the Japanese delight – Onigiri! Quick and easy to prepare, Onigiri is a nutritious and tasty way to start your day with energy and balance. Haven’t tried onigiri yet? Then read this article to learn more about this Japanese delicacy. Discover the…

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Japanese cuisine is renowned for its freshness, simplicity and careful presentation. Traditional recipes include dishes such as sushi, ramen, tempura, sashimi, yakitori and sukiyaki. Typical ingredients used in Japanese cuisine include rice, fish, seafood, vegetables, seaweed and spices.

The history of Japan is rich and complex, spanning millennia of social and political events and changes. Here are some of the important historical periods and events that have shaped the country:

  • Kofun period
  • Kamakura period
  • Edo period

Japan is a country with many religious traditions. Shintoism and Buddhism are the two main religions practiced in Japan.

If you are looking for unique and authentic items that capture the essence of Japanese culture, then you have come to the right place! We’ve explored the different aspects of life in Japan, from its delicious culinary specialities to its clothing traditions, elegant furniture and historical and cultural sites to visit. But now, we want to take you even further on your Japanese journey by introducing you to our online shop which offers a wide selection of unique Japanese items.

Whether you are looking for souvenirs for yourself or your loved ones, gifts for your family or friends, or simply looking to add a Japanese touch to your home, our shop has it all. From traditional kimonos to Japanese kitchenware, home decorations and children’s toys, we have everything you need.

So go ahead, visit our online shop today and dive even deeper into Japanese culture! You won’t be disappointed.

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