Gogatsubyo: 3 Japanese movies to watch if you feel stuck in your work life
May 29, 2019 12366 Likes
It happens every year in Japan. Golden Week (a series of national holidays from the end of April to early May) rolls around and suddenly people find themselves caught in the myster
Watch on Mother’s Day: 3 Japanese films that remind us that moms are always special
May 10, 2019 3 Likes
For most of us, mothers have a very special place in our hearts regardless of whether we openly admit it or embarrassingly hide it. And while one day in the year is certainly not e
3 Japanese movies that will motivate you at work
April 25, 2019 35 Likes
With the new fiscal and academic year starting in April, the month of beautiful spring flowers marks a new beginning for many people in Japan: moving to a new city, starting a new
Great expectations, great return from rising acting star Mayu Matsuoka
March 05, 2019 30 Likes
Kiki Kirin, Japan’s legendary actress who sadly passed away last year, once told her that she had a very forgettable face. For a young actress, you’d think this is a shocking state
Spread the love this Valentine’s Day with these 5 all-time-favorite Japanese romantic films
February 18, 2019 938 Likes
As soon as February kicks in you start noticing the decorations, the cute toys, the roses, the postcards and all that romance floating in the air and you know it: soon it will be V
The world of Japanese saké as seen in Kampai! For the Love of Sake
December 10, 2018 8834 Likes
Anyone who has tried good sake (pronounced sah-keh) can attest to the initial simplicity behind the drink giving way to depth and flavor. Drinking sake is an ancient tradition amon
When Cicadas Cry: 5 Japanese Summer Traditions To Search For In Japanese Films
August 16, 2018 20 Likes
Japan is a land of symbolism and the Japanese summer season is of no exception. Summertime in Japan contains numerous symbols whose intended meaning and significance are widely kno
Japanese Weddings On Film: Western Vows And Shrines Whispers
June 12, 2018 69 Likes
Japan is a study in contrasts — a nation where modern foreign influences and ancient traditions collide. It is also a land of seasonal celebrations, where each month is assigned a
4 Japanese Movies That Show What’s It Like To Drop Everything And Start Anew In Tokyo
April 06, 2018 0 Likes
Moving to Tokyo, the big city many living in Japan’s rural areas oftentimes naively dream of, is a rite of passage many young Japanese people take. Whether it’s to enter university
4 Japanese Movies To Watch Before High School Graduation
March 02, 2018 43 Likes
It is often said in Japan that the three years spent in high school are some of the most important years in the life of a Japanese youth. It is here that Japan’s teens are beginnin
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