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Japanese modern lifestyle

Japanese sweets: Ozenzai(Oshiruko) / Ichigo Daifuku

Do you eat Japanese sweets? You might not have many chance to have it but there are so many yummy Japanese sweets such ...
Japanese traditional culture

What do we do after New Year’s day?

Happy new year 2021!! It's Yuko. Did you have wonderful New Year's holidays? During the year-end and New Year holida...
Japanese modern lifestyle

What do Japanese do on New Year’s Eve?

2020 is ending soon! How was this year for you? It has been a little tough for everyone. Hope 2021 is more joyful and b...
Japanese modern lifestyle

Discovery of Winter plants

Hello. I'm Yuko. It's in the middle of winter and getting very cold.Did you know that there are plants that produce...
Japanese modern lifestyle

What do Japanese workers do at Bonenkai 忘年会(Japanese year-end party)??

Hello. I'm Yuko. It's December and 2020 year is running out. Today's topic is Bonenkai! What is Bonenkai for Ja...
Japanese modern lifestyle

10things to do in “Shiwasu(December)” , Japan

Hi it's Ayumi. Time flies it's already December!! December is the busiest month of the year. How do you spend this mont...
Japanese traditional culture

All purpose paper “Kaishi”

Yuko Hello. It's Yuko. Do you know "Kaishi/ 懐紙(かいし)"? It's also called "Futokorogami(ふところがみ)". In modern Ja...
Japanese modern lifestyle

Kotatsu and Mandarin orange

What do you prepare for the cold winter in your country? Heater? Stove? Fire place? In Japan, we have kotatsu. Have ...
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Back numbers of our useful weekly columns

We have posted 38 columns in the site called "note". We introduced Japanese traditional culture and life styles. Yo...
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