Work in Japan: Japan Biz Cultural Words

Tokonoma (床の間 とこのま) Tokonoma, a kind of decorative alcove in a Japanese‐style room, normally has such features as raised flooring, one to three hanging scrolls called kakejiku or kakemono on the back wall, and a flower arrangement on the floor. Rooms with tokonoma are not often seen now. Tokonoma is a magnificent room in a Japanese-style […]

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