Pedestrians always should walk on the right in Japan?
I had a bit of a problem on the pavement recently. I was passing someone coming from the other side of the road and we bumped shoulder to shoulder. The other person ran towards me and bumped into me. The other person's argument was that pedestrians should walk on the right side of the road. […]
Find a Job that Fits You in Japan (3): Find Your Passions
Let's Discover Your Passions To Find Your Suitable Job in Japan Have you read the previous article, "Find a job that fits you in Japan (1): Find Your Values" and "Find a job that fits you in Japan (2): Find Your Talents"? If not, please read them first to find your values and talents. As […]
Find a Job that Fits You in Japan (2): Find Your Talents
Let's Discover Your Talents To Find Your Suitable Job Have you read the previous article, "Find a job that fits you in Japan (1): Find Your Values"? If not, please read it first to find your values. As we discussed in that article, to find a job that truly suits you, it must satisfy three […]
Find a Job that Fits You in Japan (1): Find Your Values
Let's Discover Your True Values To Find Your Suitable Job Finding the right job for you may seem easy, but it is actually difficult. Often, people work at jobs that they are good at, but don't last long; people work at jobs they love, but lack the skills and techniques; people work at jobs they […]
Japan ranked first among the 117 countries and regions
The World Economic Forum, a private Swiss research institute, released its ranking of the attractiveness of travel and tourism in 2021. Japan ranked first among the 117 countries and regions covered by the ranking, the first time it has topped the list since the survey began in 2007. This is the first time for Japan […]
What is Wadaiko, a Japanese taiko drum?
In ancient times, taiko drums were used before battles, and even today, taiko drums play an important role in the music that is sometimes played at Japanese shrine festivals. In recent years, "wadaiko" has also spread overseas, and there are now about 1,500 wadaiko teams in the United States. The appeal of wadaiko While Western […]
What is Shuriken? Various types of shuriken
Shurikens are often associated with "ninja weapons," but in fact they were often used to distract enemies and escape by striking at them while fleeing, rather than for the purpose of attacking them. The name "shuriken" is also said to have been given during Muromachi period (around 14th century) meaning "a sword that is hidden […]
Ninja Sword or Shinobi Gatana how different?
The length of a normal Japanese sword is about 70cm, but a Ninja sword is about 40cm, making it very compact. In addition, Ninja swords do not have the curvature of the blade, which is unique to Japanese swords. The short, warpless shape of the ninja sword was created to suit the activities of the […]