Category Archives: Culture

J. Culture – Haunted Village: Oboke Yokaiお化け妖怪

お化け妖怪Oboke yokai Village – Towns inhabited by yokai – ghosts. These places include Yokai Street in Tokushima, Taishogun in Kyoto, and Sakaiminato in Tottori, have developed a yokai culture. Since ghosts inhabit the oboke yokai village, the population of village … Continue reading

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J. Culture – Ninja Town: Koka Shiga甲賀市

KōkaShiga甲賀市 – It is a small town where is located in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Kōka Shiga is a well known for the history of ninja. There are many places one can visit, like, ninja theme park, museum, mansion, shu-ri-ken hall … Continue reading

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J. Culture – Snow Monster: Mt. Zao

Snow Monster Mt. Zao 蔵王山 – It is a famous skiing place where is located in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. It is about a half hour driving from downtown of Yamagata. There are a different slopes and courses to offer different level riders … Continue reading

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J. Culture – Monkey Islands: Shodoshima小豆島

Shodoshima小豆島 – This small ‘beans’ island where located in kagawa prefecture of Japan. The island comprises some district areas of Shozu, like Tonosho and etc…….. Shodoshima is best known for its wild animal, like monkeys. Monkeys are usually living in … Continue reading

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J. Culture – Suicide Cliffs: Tojinbo東尋坊

Suicide Cliffs: Tojinbo東尋坊 – It is located in north part of Fukui Prefecture, Japan. There are an dark old shape rocks which made by a volcanic eruption million years ago.  These shaped rocks standing as high as 70 foot over the crashing waves of the … Continue reading

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J. Culture – Traditional Wrapping: Furoshiki風呂敷

Furoshiki風呂敷 –    Furoshiki can be made of a variety of silk, cotton, rayon and nylon. It is a wrapping cloth skill that is used to transport anything, like wrapping or transport lunch boxes….. In ancient Nara period of the days, … Continue reading

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J. Culture – Hello Kitty Town: Sanrio Purolandサンリオピューロランド

Sanrio Purolandサンリオピューロランド is a theme park in Tama City, Tokyo, Japan. The  park is owned by the company of Sanrio. The company hosts many musical places, merchandise stores, and the rides using cute Hello Kitty characters and so forth……… It … Continue reading

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