The Japanese have adopted cholo culture since the ’90s. How, why, and isn’t it cultural appropriation? In this article, we talk about it all – read on to unravel them.
The 2003 movie The Last Samurai, in which Tom Cruise plays an American veteran who gets caught up in a samurai rebellion against the Japanese Meiji government, cast an interesting and entertaining light on a part of history not often portrayed in American film.
Discover the importance of the history of Sakura and how the cherry blossom has evolved into the present-day tradition of hanami. With the right timing, you might just be able to experience this magnificent event for yourself.
Where did sentō begin? And why is it so important to Japanese culture? Let’s take a look at why Japan has bath houses in the first place, whether they have a place in modern-day culture, and what to expect if you visit one.
If you want to know where to find Japanese Christmas celebrations and how they came to be, keep reading. Starting with the first observance of Christmas centuries ago, we’ll make our way to the spectacles and traditions of today.
Not many countries in the world can call themselves an empire. However, it’s a fact that Japan has been called one for over two thousand years and counting. Find out why this country in Asia is known as an empire!