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.
Tokyo Tower is one of the most famous and iconic attractions in Tokyo, Japan. It…
Earth Celebration is a one-of-a-kind annual festival held on Sado Island, Japan. This artistic and…
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
- National parks
- 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.
The Shichi-go-San festival, literally “seven-five-three” in Japanese, is a traditional…
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.
The kimono is one of Japan’s most iconic and elegant…
Karakuri Ningyō, or mechanical dolls, represent a fascinating part of…
Dashi is a fundamental part of Japanese cuisine, playing an essential role in many traditional…
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.
Saigo Takamori, born in 1828 in Satsuma Province, was an…
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.