Tag Archives: Japan

Exhibition Review: Manga at the British Museum

Visiting London Guide Published on 21 May 2019 This is a short video review of the Manga exhibition at the British Museum -– 23 May to 26 August 2019 bought to you by Visiting London Guide .com We give you … Continue reading

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Marine Day celebration in town of Suzu, Ishikawa pref., Japan

 

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Japanese School in Tokyo – Marine Day (海の日): How and Why Japan Pay Homage to the Oceans – Coto Japanese Academy

Japan is the only nation to have a public holiday dedicated to the oceans. So, why is Marine Day important and how can we all celebrate it together? Source: Japanese School in Tokyo – Marine Day (海の日): How and Why … Continue reading

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Japan’s City of Gold Protects a Valuable Tradition

Great Big Story Published on 9 Aug 2017 In the Japanese town of Kanazawa, everything glimmers in *gold*. The town is responsible for producing 99 percent of all the gold leaf in the country. The gold foil, known as kinpaku, … Continue reading

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Illuminating Lamps Made From Real Bread by Yukiko Morita

Japanese artist Yukiko Morita always loved bread. Not only was it delicious but there was something about that special combination of flour and yeast that produced wonderful flavors, beautiful tones, and adorable shapes that make people feel warm inside. This … Continue reading

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The Definitive Guide To Japanese Manchester — Yamato Magazine

Travelling is one of the best ways to expand your knowledge of the world. But it’s not the only way to embrace a new culture. Exploring local communities and experiences are eye-opening in their own right. I’m fascinated by Japan … Continue reading

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The Man Who Was Godzilla

Haruo Nakajima is perhaps Japan’s most famous actor, but you wouldn’t necessarily recognize his face. That’s because from 1954 to 1972, he was the man inside the Godzilla costume for 12 consecutive films. At 87 years old, many now consider … Continue reading

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The NYC Ramen Rebel That’s Leading America’s Noodle Soup Coup – Foodways, Episode 10

ZAGAT Published on 21 Sep 2017 Ivan Orkin’s journey from Long Island to Japan is a journey of self-discovery, and not just because the chef finally found a way to enjoy soup. Jessica Sanchez caught up with NYC’s ramen rebel … Continue reading

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Gyotaku: The ancient Japanese art of printing fish

How did fishermen record their trophy catches before the invention of photography? In 19th century Japan, fishing boats were equipped with rice paper, sumi-e ink, and brushes in order to create gyotaku: elaborate rubbings of freshly caught fish. K. Erica … Continue reading

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With No Entrance or Exit, a Train Station Designed Solely as a Lookout Spot

the new Seiryū-Miharashi Station, which opened on March 19, 2019 | images courtesy Nishikagawa Railway   The Nishikigawa Railway in Iwakuni (Yamaguchi Prefecture) is a local train that runs along the Nishiki River for roughly 33 km, or about 20 … Continue reading

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