Kacho Shima Kosaku English version with Japanese translation.
Many non-Japanese people end up in quitting Japanese companies and they seem to not like Japanese corporate culture (Which might be understandable). To understand Japanese corporate culture and employment-for-life system, this comic, Manga, can be a good textbook for someone who wants…[Read more]
Modern music played by Japanese traditional shamisen.
Tsugaru shamisen player Chie Hanawa incorporates her traditional stringed instrument, which originates in the Tsugaru area of Aomori Prefecture, into a wide range of music from rock and jazz to classical pieces on her new album released on the King label, “Hello, World.”
Thirty-five professionals in the French restaurant industry, including topflight sommeliers, gathered in Paris on Monday to taste sake from Japan.
The Kura Master contest was designed to choose sake brands suitable for the French market from 550 entries from Japan. The contest took place for the first time in France and the results of the…[Read more]
What is Yokohama-Iekei Ramen?
Yokohama-style ramen is a major group of ramen shops that originated in Kanagawa prefecture and expanded throughout the prefecture and nationwide, according to Yokohama Restaurant Guide. The soup is prepared with pork bones boiled over along period of time, combined with soy sauce flavor (including chicken parts),…[Read more]
With the aim of revitalizing its tourism industry in the wake of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, Fukushima Prefecture is teaming up with neighboring Ibaraki and Tochigi prefectures to establish a so-called “Diamond Route” to serve as an inbound tourism route linking major sightseeing spots, according to The Japan News.
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