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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Japan Football Team

japanese footballer

The Japanese men’s national soccer team is considered one of the most successful teams in Asia. They have participated in several FIFA World Cups, including 2002 and 2010, where they reached the round of 16. The team has also won the Asian Cup of Nations several times, most recently in…

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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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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.

Chaki Tea Box(茶 器): Natsume(枣) or Chaire (茶入)

Natsume tea box for matcha tea

The tea box, also known as Chaki (茶 器: “tea tool”) in Japanese, is an essential accessory in the Japanese tea ceremony, known as Chanoyu. In this ceremony, utensils are carefully chosen to create harmony between the different elements used. Chaki are classified both according to their material and shape,…

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Explore the Unique Taste of Nabemono, the Japanese Fondue

Nabemono, traditional Japanese dish

Nabemono, also known as Japanese hot pot, is a perfect culinary fusion of unique flavors and textures. A combination of colorful and flavorful ingredients added to fragrant broths to offer a complete culinary experience. Read on to learn more about Nabemono and what makes it so special. A Japanese Culinary…

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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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