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Japanese History

The History of Hanami

We all love hanami and sakura, but where did it all start? Let’s take a look at the history of hanami.

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Japanese Holidays Japanese Shrines & Temples

Fukagawa Shichi Fukujin

Sorry for the delay, y’all. I got locked out of my Wordpress account temporarily and I wasn’t able to update quickly so this post is back-dated. Anyways, it’s good to be back in the game. So let’s get down to business, shall we?

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Japanese Manners

Japanese Manners (part 2)

This is PART 2 of a three part series on Japanese Manners. You should read these all before you come. When in Rome do as the Romans do and you’ll have more fun. Guaranteed!

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Japanese Holidays

Christmas In Japan!

So a lot of people have asked me about Christmas in Japan. Well, the Japanese are masters at appropriating elements or foreign cultures and then thoroughly Japanizing them to fit the the needs of their own culture.
Christmas is no exception.