Work in Japan: Japan Biz Cultural Words

Futon (布団 ふとん) Futons are Japanese beds. A set of futons includes a shikibuton (mattress) and kakebuton (quilt). When not used, the futons are folded up and placed inside a closet called an oshiire. Futons allow small Japanese rooms to be used more efficiently. Japanese quilted bedding placed on the floor. This bedding is usually used […]

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