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How to be Kawaii: embrace the Japanese Culture of Cuteness

How to be a kawaii girl? Unearth the secrets of Kawaii fashion, makeup, and lifestyle. Eager to reveal a whole new adorable you? Click now to start your Kawaii transformation!"

The Different Types of Manga

Find the complete guide of the main types of Japanese manga! Manga Shonen, Manga Seinen, Manga Shojo, Manga Josei, Manga Yuri Manga Yaoi 🇯🇵

Kimono for Men : Different types of Outfits

Discover the rich tradition and elegance of Japanese kimono for men in our comprehensive guide. Learn about the numerous benefits of these timeless garment...

Halloween in Japan

How is Halloween in Japan? How do Japanese people dress up for the dead festival? What are the differences between Halloween in Japan and the rest of the world?

TOP 7 Japanese accessories

Do you want to give or to offer yourself a typical Japanese object? Here is a selection of Japanese accessories to give you good gift ideas! 🇯🇵

TOP 31 Kawaii from Japan

Learn more about he TOP 31 of Japanese Kawaii. Maneki Neko, Origami, Maid Café, Amigurumi, kawaii style, Hello Kitty, Kokeshi doll. Here is the TOP ranking 🇯🇵

Samurai mask meaning, origin and history

Japanese warriors are legendary soldiers. The samurai mask protects and destabilizes the morale of enemies. Want to know more here 🇯🇵

Japanese pop culture: origin, Japanese fashion and influence

You want to discover Japanese Pop Culture? You want to know more about the influence of Japanese Pop Culture on the rest of the world?

What is an Otaku?

Find out the deeper meaning of an Otaku? A lot of prejudices revolve around these Japanese geeks. Yet, this Japanese trend is widespread across the world 🇯🇵

Maid Café: Japanese maids in Victorian dress

Have a look to the fantastic Japanese Maid Cafe world. The waitresses are disguised as maids and wear Victorian style dresses. Here is the list of rules to follow if you wish enter in?

TOP 10 : Japanese movies by Hayao Miyazaki (Studio Ghibli)

Hayao Miyazaki is a legend in his art form, the Japanese animated film. His contribution is monumental and has weighed tremendously in the rise of this Japanese art form around the world! Check out our 10 favorite films from this exceptional director. 🇯🇵

Yakuza tattoo Meanings: Japanese Irezumi art

Like many criminal groups, the Yakuza (Japanese mafia) have developed their own style of tattoos. Find out the meaning of the Irezumi Yakuza tattoo 🇯🇵

Harajuku: what to do and see in Tokyo fashion land?

A giant work of art with its bright stores and colorful galleries, Harajuku is a district that is like a permanent Japanese fashion exhibition. It is THE mecca for fashion, kawaii and cosplay in Tokyo! 🇯🇵

Fudanshi Manga Style : all you need to know

Fudanshi and fujoshi are less known of manga styles. Discover Yaoi and the Boy's Love manga 🇯🇵

Japanese religion : Buddhism, Shintoism and others

We will see the different religions present in Japan, the share of it as well as the main characteristics of shintoism and especially of Buddhism 🇯🇵

Travel Japan : 127 famous must-see places

Here is our best spots selection in order to prepare your trip to Japan. You will discover 127 famous must-see places you must see. Japanese culture is amazing and beautiful 🇯🇵

What is manga ? Japanese comics and more...

What is manga ? Discover with this guide the main types of Japanese manga! Manga for women, Manga young adult, or Otaku manga, here is the way to classify Japanese comics 🇯🇵

Japan Flag Meaning

More than just a red circle on a white background, the Japanese flag (also called Hinomaru) has a rich history. Have a look to its secrets 🇯🇵

Top 10 Japanese Gifts

Looking for a Japanese gift idea for a fan of the land of the rising sun? Here are the top 10 gifts and souvenirs to give for a birthday or holiday 🇯🇵

Hanami: the Japanese Spring Festival

Hanami has a special place in the Japanese culture. This masturi festival gathers every year many Japanese people all over the Japanese archipelago. Discover where this sakura custom comes from and how it has crossed the centuries? 🇯🇵

Bosozoku : Japanese motorbike Gang

Discover the bosozoku counterculture. A bosozoku is a famous Japanese biker. A lot of manga and movies have been inspired by this motorcycle clan. You will know shy in this blog article 🇯🇵

Buddhism in japan : the zen religion

Introduced on the Japanese archipelago during the 6th century, Buddhism is the main religion of Japan (in front of Shintoism). This religion which arouses the interest of foreign visitors, holds a special place in the Japanese culture as well as in the Japanese society 🇯🇵

Seppuku: Japanese suicide ritual

This act is called Harakiri or Seppuku. Find out the origin of this Japanese ritual suicide and its hidden meaning 🇯🇵

Setsubun: the Japanese demon festival

Discover the mystery behind the Japanese festival Setsubun. Why do Japanese people wear demon masks and throw rice at each other? 🇯🇵

Everything you need to know about Japanese Geisha

The geisha job was born in the land of the rising sun, several centuries ago. It is a symbol of femininity, propriety and an icon of Japanese culture 🇯🇵

Weeb or Weeaboo meaning and history of this Japanese term

Discover the weeb or weeaboo meaning. You will learn in this blog post the meaning of controversial Japanese term that is often confused with the word Otaku 🇯🇵

Cyberpunk Style : Neo Tokyo

Discover what cyberpunk is about...  A society dominated by technology (cybernetics and computers). The cyberpunk style inspires manga, video games and movies 🇯🇵

Yasuke : the true legend of the first black samurai

Yasuke is the first black samurai in the land of the rising sun. But do you know his true legend? Discover his origin and the mysteries surrounding this Japanese samurai warrior 🇯🇵

Yakuza : Japanese Mafia

Discover the secret organization of the Japanese mafia: the Yakuza clans. These gangsters from the land of the rising sun are known throughout the world for their Japanese style, their Irezumi tattoo and their code of honor 🇯🇵

Japanese Martial Art

Here is the complete list of Martial Arts of Japan. Discover the basics of Japanese martial arts (jujitsu, sumo, kendo etc...) as well as popular Japanese sports 🇯🇵

What is a ninja?

You wish to know what is a ninja?? Did the real ninja have powers? Discover the origin of the shinobi myth and the nature of their legend

Japanese Samurai : 42 Incredible things you probably didn't know

🇯🇵 Discover the Japanese samurai warriors and the 42 incredible facts you absolutely must know about these fearsome fighters from the land of the rising sun

Japanese Symbols Meaning

Traditional Japanese symbols are called "Wagara" pattern. They are historical designs from the land of the rising sun. Each symbol has a specific meaning !

Japan Facts and History

You will discover in this Japanese history guide; all the facts about the samurai, shogun, government, wars and news from modern century !

Traditional Japanese Tattoo : tabou and history

Learn everything you need to know on traditional Japanese Tattoo : Taboo and History. But why are tattoos banned in Japan?