Centuries-old earthenware plate gets a special assist from a kitty in becoming an ultra-rare, ultra-cute antique.
Tradition and community are great, but there’s one more thing this Nagano celebration gets a boost from.
Less income means less desire and less money to spend on major life events.
Traditionally given as engagement gifts, this art form goes back for centuries, and even today is perfect for when a simple card just won’t do!
Plans to use traditional Japanese kintsugi techniques to make them look as good as new, or perhaps even better.
Follow-up interviews to the dramatic Marriage Market Takeover documentary shed light on the beliefs of China’s “Leftover Women” and their parents’ eroding difficulties in accepting them.
One of the Meiji Period’s most prolific artists painted more cats than you might have expected.
The obvious answer would seem to be “No,” but our Japanese-language reporter has a unique alternate perspective.
The Osaka area’s Kansai Electric Power Company, also known as KEPCO, has recently released a new commercial that’s a nostalgia-inducing picture-walk through the last 65 years of life in Japan.
Paper-based media alone not traditional enough for you? Try pairing it with these.
Wait, you mean some women can’t cook?
You’re probably familiar with bonsai, but what exactly is its other traditional art form cousin, bonseki?
Weeaboos often get a bad rap for being out of touch with reality and over-idealising Japan. But what do ordinary Japanese people think of them?
Looking for an inexpensive, relaxing place to stay in Shibuya? Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuy may be just what you want!
How many Japanese passerby return the lost wallet to its owner?
What do ordinary Japanese people think of a viral video which depicts a situation wherein a Japanese person is unable to process foreigners’ fluent Japanese?
If you’re starting a new job, you might want to stretch out your back before showing up at the office for your first day.
Here are five awkward, bittersweet moments that’ll make you realise you’ve finally become a seasoned expat…