Are There really Japanese Teenagers Living Alone?
As with anime, where high school students play the leading role, it is not uncommon for teens to stay alone until their parents return home, but the percentage of high school students living alone is small. Here, the truth is clarified based on Japanese statistics.
Why do Japanese women wear watches on the inside of their wrist?
A certain number of Japanese women wear their wrist watches on the inside of the wrist. Have you ever questioned this gesture? They do it because of historical and lifestyle reasons. This article is going to explain the background of how this gesture was created, factor by factor.
The true meaning of “Aiai-gasa” commented by Japanese. There are 7 patterns in “Aiai-gasa”
You will have seen the symbol of “Aiai-gasa” in Japanese animation and manga. You already know that this mark implies the mam and woman are already or almost in a romantic relationship. Do you know that there are 7 patterns in “Aiai-gasa”?
Do you know the difference of Kimono and Yukata? When and How to Wear? How much?
Japanese kimono is very unique and beautiful. Many of you might want to wear kimono. Do you know the difference between kimono and yukata? Yukata is an informal kind of kimono. Since the shape of kimono and yukata is almost same, many foreigners can’t tell the difference.
Do You Know National Flowers of Japan? Cherry Blossom and What is the Other One?
As many of you know, the national flower of Japan is “桜” (さくら, Sakura), cherry blossom. But do you know that there’s another one? “菊” (きく, Kiku), chrysanthemum is also Japan’s national flower.
Cherry blossom and chrysanthemum have different meanings and roles as national flower. Cherry blossom is symbol of Japanese culture. On the other hand, chrysanthemum is symbol of the emperor of Japan and the imperial family. They’ve used the image of chrysanthemum as the imperial crest for a long time.