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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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The Koromogae: change of uniform

Koromogae is an ancient Japanese ritual practice of changing seasonal clothes. It is usually performed twice a year, in spring and fall, to celebrate the start of each season. This practice is seen as a way to purify the soul and renew the mind in preparation for the upcoming seasonal changes. Koromogae is a highly respected ritual in Japan and is often associated with other spiritual and religious practices, such as

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Japan Football Team

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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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Odaiba Park

Gundam RX-0 at Odaiba Park

Odaiba Park Odaiba Park, also known as “Odaiba Kaihin Koen” in Japanese, is a public park located on the artificial island of Odaiba in Tokyo Bay, Japan. This park is one of the main tourist attractions in Tokyo because of its beautiful view of Tokyo Bay and its many recreational…

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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.

Discover the secrets of making sake, the iconic Japanese drink

Sake is a traditional Japanese alcoholic beverage that has become popular around the world. Also called nihonshu, sake is made from rice, water and koji, a specific mushroom that is grown for this purpose. Sake is produced all over Japan, but the regions of Nara, Kyoto and Hiroshima are particularly…

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The Chasen whisk: the tool for the preparation of Matcha

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The Chasen is a traditional bamboo whisk used to prepare Matcha tea, a type of green tea powder originating in Japan. This tool is considered to be the key element in achieving a perfect foam and smooth consistency of Matcha. The Chasen is made from high quality bamboo, which is…

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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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