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Noh – A Story Behind the Mask

Noh – A Story Behind the Mask

Do you like classical plays like Shakespeare and Hamlet or do you prefer modern dramas like musicals? Although old plays might seem boring and stagnant at times, you will find that it carries deep meanings, and that the same essence of what constitutes a “good” play can be seen in…read more

4 Temples in Tokyo Where You Can Practice Zen(禅) Meditation

4 Temples in Tokyo Where You Can Practice Zen(禅) Meditation

The modern lifestyle comes with enormous stress. The evolution of technology has enabled us to be constantly connected with our peers and co-workers 24/7. Do you look at work documents on your phone during your commute? Do you respond to emails to your boss after-hours because you feel obligated? Or…read more

3 Trendy Japanese Sneaker Brand You Need to Know

3 Trendys Japanese Sneaker Brand You Need to Know

If you think you’re not a sneaker person, now may be a good time to reconsider. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that sneakers have become prevalent over the past couple of years. Gone are the days when they were only preserved for gym bunnies. Sneakers…read more

Japanese Women’s Clothing Brands

japanese women's clothing brands

When thinking about Japanese fashion brands, one may immediately think about the Harajuku girls. With their flamboyant looks that are often inspired by anime culture, it’s no surprise that they’ve been a target of the international attention. However. if you thought cutesy looks were the only types of clothes we’re…read more

5 Seasonal Photogenic Destinations in Japan

5 Seasonal Photogenic Destinations in Japan

Japan may be a small island or shall I say islands? But with four distinct seasons, the scenery can drastically change in this country. In this list, we narrowed down 5 photogenic seasonal attractions. From Hokkaido to Kyushu, the list showcases a range of landscapes that will blow your mind.

Japanese 10 Well Known Jewelry Brands

Japanese 10 Well Known Jewelry Brands

While Japanese fashion has developed and given birth to different styles from its own unique culture, Japanese jewelry has also evolved in its unique way, without being bound it its shape or fabric. In this article, you can find 10 well known Japanese Jewelry brands which might be good fit…read more

Japanese 10 Best Jeans Brands!

japanese 10 best jeans brands

Jeans can be easily said that it is the the world’s favorite pants. With its careful craftsmanship, Japanese jeans made using high quality denim, are gaining more and more attention these days. Here is the list which can navigate you to help find the best jeans in Japan!

[HITOTOKI Clock]Modern Take on Analogue Clock


It doesn’t really happen anymore that someone on the street asks you if you know the time. Because most of us carry around smartphone wherever we go. One possibility is that it may not cause us so much of a problem even if all the clock in the world decide…read more

Kimono Designed by YOSHIKI, X JAPAN Drummer – YOSHIKIMONO


Have you head of a kimono brand YOSHIKIMONO? Maybe not. But perhaps, it may pique your interest once you learned that a member of rock band is the designer of this brand. But kimono feels so traditional and modest, while rock music feels so… opposite, right? Let’s find out how…read more

10 Hottest Japanese Fashion(Clothing) Brands

10 Hottest Japanese Fashion Brands!

Are you planning to go shopping in Japan but have no idea of where to go? We rounded up a list of popular Japanese fashion brands so that you can find investment in your personal clothing style! If you are curious about the recommendations for shopping at Japanese clothing stores,…read more