Nara Prefecture

Nara Prefecture’s “god horses” caught acting in a decidedly ungodly manner…【Pics】

“Quick guys! The gods aren’t looking! Let’s roll around in the dirt!”

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Believe it! Now you too can become a ninja at the Ninja Academy in Nara Prefecture

There’s no sexy-no-jutsu training here.

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Thinking about moving to Nara? Here are eight things that may surprise you!

Moving to Japan from another country can be a bit of a culture shock. Some handle the transition without any problems, and others can find it initially overwhelming. But it’s easy to forget that Japan isn’t one giant monolith, and the various prefectures can be wildly different—so much so that moving to a new prefecture can bring plenty of surprises even for those born and raised in Japan!

A great example is one of our own RocketNew24 Japan writers, Masami, who shares some of the things that surprised her after moving to Nara. Here are nine that may resonate with you!

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