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Komnari Method to Declutter Your Home

Komnari Method to Declutter Your Home

The idea of decluttering your possession in your room directly affect our lives: If you are constantly on the hunt for clutter around your room or entire house and often feel frustrated with how much time and energy you are managing your stuff, this method might help you to do…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

6 Japanese Whiskies You Need to Try

6 Japanese Whiskies You Need to Try

Move over Scotland, Japanese whisky is on the rise! If you’re not familiar to whisky, this may come as a shock to you, but if you ask a whisky enthusiast, I’m sure they’d be nodding their heads with me. Japanese whisky has been gaining a lot of international hype in…read more

Perfect for Winter in Japan! What is Warm Alchohol “Atsu-kan”?

Atsu-kan

Trying out different alcohol is similar to trying out different ice cream flavors when you were a child. You have your favorite flavor, but there’s always space to try and experiment with other flavors. While wine and beer are more popular in the west, sake has a special place for…read more

SUMOU(大相撲):Real Street Fighter

SUMOU(大相撲):Real Street Fighter

Yokai, Japanese Kind of Ghost

Yokai, Japanese Kind of Ghost

Japan truly is a mystic island. In the middle of tall buildings, there could be found a tiniest rusty shrine. Palm size mountain of sault in front of a restaurant would welcome you at the entrance when you go out to eat at traditional Japanese place. In the mystic country,…read more

The list of Japanese famous Ukiyoe works which are influenced Portrait of Pere Tanguy painted by Van Gogh

japanese ukiyoe

Ukiyo-e would be one topic when people talk about Japanese art. What comes into your mind when you think of ukiyo-e? Vivid color? A woman wearing kimono? A face of Kabuki actor? Some of you might already have your own favorite artist. But can you imagine the shock it brought…read more

iPhone Finger Painting by Seikou Yamaoka

finger painting ipad iphone

Do you remember the last time you intentionally went out without your mobile phone? Do you ever imagine going about your day without ever checking your smartphone or tablet to see if anything new is up (yes, don’t we all enjoy checking for the imaginary messages)? Let’s face it. We…read more

Beginning of MUJI(HOTEL) Empire

Beginning of MUJI(HOTEL) Empire

We’re all excited to hear the news that in spring of 2019 MUJI is planning to open a hotel in Ginza, Tokyo, one of worldly known luxury shopping area in Japan. MUJI has very simplistic design and what they make usually come in neutral colors which I believe started attracting…read more

Akira Ymaguchi Next Japanese Modan Woodblock Print Artist!

Imagine yourself sitting in a peaceful tatami-room in a Kyoto temple trying to create zen moment. You smell natural wood of the gracefully aging construction and the grass used to weave tatami creates earthy scent as it gets warm with your body heat. You breathe in deep, then take a…read more