Category: Cultural Guides

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Azra Syakirah

Japanese Clothing Brands You Should Shop For

If you’re wondering why anyone should bother with Japanese fashion brands and which are the ones you should look out for, keep on reading – in this article, we highlight the qualities of Japanese clothing brands as well as a few named ones of various categories.

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Azra Syakirah

Top 7 Inspiring Fashion Designers Of Japan

While Milan, Paris, and London are fashion cities of Europe, there’s only one city that dominates the fashion scene in Asia, and that’s Tokyo. That’s right, this country is more than just sushi and temples — it’s one of the world’s leading fashion cities.

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Nicola Spendlove

How Can You Study In Japan? — A Definitive Guide On How To Study Abroad

In recent years, there has been a huge drive by the Japanese government to bring in increased numbers of international students. This is partly due to the country’s ageing population – recruiting international students is an opportunity to bring young and vibrant students into Japan, who may then consider staying on longer. The government set a goal of attracting 300,000 international students by 2020 – this target was exceeded in 2019, when 320,000 international students made the exciting journey to the Land of the Rising Sun.

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Callum Howe

What Are The Most Common Japanese Animals?

I guess it’s just because Japan is so packed with fascinating wildlife that many of the locals grow used to being surrounded by amazing nature. However, that doesn’t mean the Japanese are complacent when it comes to wildlife conservation. A lot of government and charity money is put into helping Japan’s 90,000 or so species of animal thrive. If you’re anything like me, you’ll be itching to discover some of these fascinating creatures for yourself.

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Azra Syakirah

The Japanese Kimono — A Look At Japan’s Most Iconic Traditional Dress

The word “kimono” has been thrown around as casually and as often a word can be, but do people actually know what it is? It’s quite obvious to everyone that this form of clothing belongs to the Japanese but it’s not just a fashion style — the kimono has quite a culturally rich history with significance to the wearer. It’s also a huge category with not only one type of kimono but numerous types for various occasions. With the untrained, naked eyes, you can’t imagine how a single bolt of cloth can differ from one another.

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