Food / Drink

What is Japanese rice cake, Mochi, reported as Silent Killer in USA?

The article, "Mochi:New Year's Silent Killer", posted on The Wall Street Journal 5 years ago was controversial beyon...
Spot / Event

The most popular shrine to wish for the New Year in Tokyo

How do you usually spend New Year's Day in your country? In Japan, we have a typical convention to visit a shrine o...
Food / Drink

Most Japanese eat “Soba” on New Year’s Eve has a special meaning

Ramen, Japanese noodle soup dish, is quite popular in the world these days, but it's just one of various noodles in ...
Spot / Event

What is “Bonenkai” held everywhere at the end of the year?

When it comes to December, you often see drunk people wandering in night cities than usual because of a drinking par...
Food / Drink

The new quick drink satisfy overseas with Japanese tastes

For many Japanese adults, Izakaya (Japanese pub) is a quite important place to have communication with drinking alco...
Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Why the 1940 Tokyo Olympics ended in phantom

As you guys know, Tokyo won a bid of the 2020 Olympics following the final competition with Madrid and Istanbul. Bu...
News / Trivia

Really true if Tokyo is the safest city in the world?

There might be no place we could say a safe city these days. But an interesting ranking, which city is the safest i...
Spot / Event

The best 5 of lovely Christmas Lights in Tokyo

Around this time of the year, Japan is wrapped in happy lights dat by day. Many streets, buildings, stores and home...
Art / Product

Black beauty KAVKA flying about the Japanese entertainment world

Kavka is the same sound as "Kafka on the shore" which is a global novel written by Haruki Murakami, but completely a...
News / Trivia

What do some devils hide in Japanese daily life for?

You should know what the specific figure "666" means. The unlucky number called as "Devil's Number" is not generall...