Browsing Category : JAPAN

Public Baths & Tattoo

By MARINA

My friends in foreign countries sometimes says that they’d like to go to Public Bath(Sentō) and Hot spring. It seems that they’re interested in its uniqueness; they’ve never shared a single large bath with others and they also pay attention to the long v history. (It’s date back to the 6th century.) I also love Sentō as well as Hot spring, and I used to…

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HOW TO SAVE TIME WITH HELICOPTER IN JAPAN

By MARINA

Have you ever ridden in a helicopter? And are you thinking that taking a helicopter ride is a privilege only for the rich? No, no! It is the time you can have an unforgettable experience.  AirX launched ‘CodeShare’. This is the sharing service that provides helicopter transportation. This is not a chartering service, therefore passenger can purchase a one‐way ticket and a one-seat ticket. By using helicopter you can not only…

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A LOVELY BABY PANDA (130th Day)

By MARINA

We were surprised to hear the happy news that zoo officials identified the newborn cub’s cries on June 12, 2017. Since then, Japanese are experiencing “Panda Boom”. Thanks to Tokyo Zoological Park Society we can get the latest information about this cutie every month. Whenever I see the movie, I am completely captivated by her. I’ve never seen such a…

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DIVING IN KUMOMI, SHIZUOKA, JAPAN

By MARINA

As you know, Japan is a maritime state. Four seas surround its country. Therefore, we can enjoy scuba diving, and I confirm that you can find nice diving spots here.  I sometimes go to Izu peninsula. It is located to the west of Tokyo. Because of many express trains from Tokyo, I can reach destinations without difficulties. This time I visited Kumomi, the south western part…

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THE LAUGHING SALESMAN: BEWITCHING SMILE

By MARINA

Do you know the anmie series, The Laughing Salesman? The main character is Fukuzo Moguro, and he approaches the person who has sorrows and jealousy, with honeyed words. His mission itself is to fill gaps between their current condition and their soul. He can make their life much better, only if they follow his advice. But unfortunately all person are…

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RECIPE: JAPANESE “NIKUJAGA”

By MARINA

Nikujaga is one of the typical Japanese home cooked dish. This one is not only yummy, but easy to prepare and fully nutritious. I often cook with a big pot, because this dish tastes better the following day. In addition this could be arranged for another dish: curry, croquette and gratin.   SERVES COOKING TIME 30 min  INGREDIENTS 3 medium…

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FIND GUNDAM IN TOKYO

By MARINA

As is well-known, Anime plays an important role in Japanese culture. Lots of foreigners have an interest in this subculture and have come all the way to our country. Not only in amusement parks and museums, but even in just the street you can encounter with anime objects. When I visited Kami-Igusa to meet with my friend, GUNDAM suddenly appeared…

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