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Characters before using Kanji?/漢字を使う前の文字?

A set of different characters that the ancient Japanese might use./古代日本人が使っていたかもしれない文字 Interestingly enough, there ...
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Is Kanji difficult ?/漢字って難しい?

An example that Kanji is a pictogram./漢字が象形文字である一例 *日本語は英語の後にあります。 AreyouinterestedintheJapan’swritingsystemsbyan...
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The alcove called Tokonoma is an art gallery at home./床の間はプチ美術館

An alcove called "Tokonoma" /床の間 Do you know that Japanese people enjoy observing art at home? Actually, most Jap...
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Superstitious belief based on the number of sneezes./くしゃみの数に関する迷信

Do you know that there is a superstition related to sneeze count in Japan? If you sneeze once, it means that you...
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The oldest company in the world/世界最古の会社

Kongo-Gumi(金剛組) office in Osaka Do you know the oldest company in the world?It’s called “Kongo- Gumi” founded in 578...
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Unique practice in riding an escalator/エスカレーターに乗るときの独特な習慣

There’s a unique practice in riding an escalator. We stand either on the right side or on the left side so that ...
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Kotatsu-special furniture in winter /炬燵

Here in Japan, we use special furniture in winter called Kotatsu to survive in the cold weather.Kotatsu is a dining...
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The spirits of shrimps and tea whisks are consoled. /海老や茶筅の供養塔

Religious monument with a egg (Left) and a tea whisk (Right) 日本語は英語の下にあります。In what kinds of occasions do you make ...
2021.11.16
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Mystery of the Emperor’s Family Crest/菊の紋章の不思議

The Emperor's family crest As you may know the Emperor’s family crest is a chrysanthemum flower.But no one knows why...
2021.11.12
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Which Position is Higher ? Right? or Left?/左右どっちが偉い?

Traditional style Modern style In the old days, the king sat facing south.The left side of the king re...