HISTORY

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    HISTORY-OF-GOLDEN-WEEK
      A professor of mine has a day job at a Japanese company. Among its almost hundred employees, he is the only...
    2 May 2016 745

    SHOGUN-END-OF-CLASS-SYSTEM-IN-JAPAN
    The Emperor had always been the head of the country. However, for a very long time, it was the military head of Japan...
    15 Apr 2016 806

    KYOTO
    1.The National Museum of Modern Art [caption id="attachment_3763" align="alignnone" width="815"] Credit: Wikimedia C...
    6 Apr 2016 1,045

    NARAI-JUKU-A-TIME-MACHINE-IN-NAGANO-PREFECTURE
    At almost the halfway point between Tokyo and Kyoto, you will find a small typical town, considered national treasure...
    1 Apr 2016 805

    THE-SNOW-MONKEY-PARK
    Do you know this place ? Or Have you ever heard of Jigokudani Monkey Park? It is the only place in the world where mo...
    10 Feb 2016 724

    THREE-NIGHTS-OF-HEAVEN-AND-EARTH-O-BON-IN-JAPAN
    O-bon will be with us soon. Although not an actual National Holiday, the entire country will close down and the city ...
    5 Aug 2015 570

    TOKYO
    Stay for an hour or spend the whole day, the Tokyo National Museum (東京国立博物館 Tōkyō Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan) give...
    15 Jul 2015 893

    KYOTO
    All of the historical facts in this article are taken from the World Cultural Heritage Sites Historic Monuments of An...
    8 Jul 2015 752

    THE-HOUR-OF-MEETING-EVIL-SPIRITS-THE-ULTIMATE-ILLUSTRATED-YOKAI-ENCYCLOPEDIA
    Japanese ghosts, known as yokai, are absolutely fascinating. They’ve lasted century after century and continue to be ...
    1 Jul 2015 681

    TOKYO
    There are multiple definitions of what actually constitutes "Tokyo". The Metropolis of Tokyo, bordered on the east an...
    10 Jun 2015 638