Saturday, October 31, 2009

Japanses Mobile Phones

Mobile Phones in Japan.

Hop on a train in Japan! You will probably be surprised to see that more than half of the people there are holding their mobile phones in their hands and glaring into its tiny screen. Why are so many Japanese people so obsessed with their mobile phones!? Well, Japan as everybody may know, is the leading country in technological advancements. There is practically nothing you cannot do with your mobile phone! Today, I will introduce to you three of the most famous mobile phone companies in Japan and some of the interesting things you can entertain yourself with, by using those mobile phones!

Friday, October 30, 2009

Sento - Japanese Bathing

For centuries, bathing has been an important tradition in Japan. People would take their bathing items and head to the nearest public bathing spot, known as a sento in Japanese. The tradition of going to a sento and enjoying a relaxing moment in the giant hot tub is still being appreciated to this day.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Moo-stly loved cow from Aizu...

Akabeko is a figure that is famous across Japan. It is a local toy made in the Aizu area of Fukushima Prefecture. Today, let’s take a deeper look into the cute toy.
Before I start, let me ask you a question. What animal is an Akabeko!?

Thursday, October 22, 2009

In or Out?

Have you ever walked in Shibuya and wondered why Japanese girls have similar outfits? Or have you ever wondered why Japanese people are constantly self-conscious and aware of their surroundings? It is because most of the Japanese citizens like to be involved and accepted from others. Most likely, the Japanese business management and social concepts must be taking a big part in sculpting such citizens’ behaviors and attitudes.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009


Until a few years ago, a lunch boxes (called obento bako in Japanese) was a popular item among girls. Boys on the other hand would start buying their lunches at convenience stores or at other stores as they get older. However, this trend has begun to change since early this year. More men that work in offices are beginning to bring lunch boxes to their offices and enjoy them during their lunch time.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Monkeys in the Hot Springs.

What image do you get, when you think of monkeys? Jungles? Rain Forests? In Japan, there is a way you can enjoy them in a completely different way. See them take a nice warm bath in the hot springs!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Fast Fashion

Be Cheap! –the latest fashion trend in Japan-

So, the country of Japan has been suffering from an economic slump over the past few months and it is making it harder for people to open up their wallets and pay their money for something. Especially for girls in Japan who want to remain fashionable, not being able to spend so much money on cute clothes is a pain!! That is why for such girls, several brands have stood up to save the girls in Japan from having to give up the joy of shopping and being fashionable. This is what started the trend of “Fast Fashion” in Japan!

Thursday, October 8, 2009


When you hear the word "hunt" the first thing which pops up in our mind is either fox or deer or any type of animal living in a forest right? The word "hunt" just automatically links you to a violent idea. But, here in Japan we hunt for something else. No blood, no gore, no weapons needed. Cause here in Japan we hunt for fruits and vegetables.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009


Do you remember who won the World Baseball Classic last year and the year before? Yes, it is Team JAPAN that won two consecutive years! As you can tell from that glorious achievement, Japan is strong in baseball! Let's take a sneak peek at the overview of how Japan's professional baseball league works.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Fukuoka - Greatest in Kyushu -

All the way down in the Kyushu area, there is Fukuoka Prefecture, the most populous and the most active prefecture in Kyushu. In Fukuoka, there is Fukuoka City which is also famous for being one of the five biggest cities in Japan, along with Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Sapporo. Today, I will introduce to you two interesting places you can visit in Fukuoka.

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