When I go back to Japan, I always enjoy special foods that I haven't had in a while, but this time the best food that I tasted was the very basic dish of soumen (thin wheat flour noodles).
Stories are a fun resource to help learn a language. I will introduce the story, "Esugata Nyoubou".
Relatives of those who perished in a Japan Airlines plane crash that left 520 people dead hiked to the Osutaka Ridge in the Gunma Prefecture village of Ueno on Aug. 12 bearing flowers to mark the 29th anniversary of the tragedy.
Barley Tea (Mugicha) is often served cold and is a refreshing summer drink in Japan.
Learn from a column about gender equality (danjo byoudou) from "Tensei Jingo" by Asahi Shinbun.
Japanese summer is hot and humid. Let's look at the symbols for the hot Japanese summer.
"Edge of Tomorrow," which stars Tom Cruise is based on the novel "All You Need Is Kill" by award-winning author Hiroshi Sakurazaka. How did he look at the film "All You Need Is Kill"?
Japanese people don’t really like to get wet when it rains. That is one of the reasons that the consumption of umbrellas is very high in Japan. Read more about the Japanese and umbrellas.
While Japanese are known for their love of sushi, an unusual fusion of sushi and footwear is proving equally popular with foreign tourists: "Sushi Socks."