Most of us believe in a supreme deity, and for the Japanese, the Shinto is their religion of choice. To practice this religion, you need a god shelf they call a Kamidana. What does Kamidana mean? This is a form
Are you looking for authentic Japanese furniture to add to your home? You can buy all kinds of tansu furniture including tansu chests for your kitchen and living room from Amazon. Tansu chests are not only aesthetically pleasing but also
Japan is the land of electronics, period. When visiting Japan you might want to make some purchases of electronics yourself. There are plenty of reasons why you might consider doing this. Some products are cheaper, some products are released earlier.
When visiting Japan there are some things you are just not allowed to miss. While some are obvious (e.g. Shibuya crossing), there are places and shops that you might miss if you are not particularly looking for them. The Daiso
When walking across the food court or when visiting a matsuri (Japanese festival) you might encounter a fish you never heard of before, the taiyaki. The taiyaki is not actually a fish, it is a fish-shaped cake that is molded
What is mochi? Mochi is a Japanese rice cake that is traditionally eaten around new year, but which can be found in shops all over Japan. It is made by cooking the (glutinous) rice for a long time and then
If you have ever been to Japan or to a good Japanese restaurant you must have seen tamagoyaki. Tamagoyaki is often served at izakaya’s as a stand-alone dish, or added as a topping on sushi. This Japanese style omelette is
Takoyaki are small baked batter balls with an octopus filling in it. It might sound distasteful to those who are not used to octopus, but if you just give them a try you will find they are surprisingly good! The
Yakitori, which literally means burned chicken, is a Japanese type of skewered chicken which can be bought on literally every street corner in Japan. The word ‘yaki’ (焼き, burned) makes sense because traditional yakitori is grilled over a charcoal fire.