One of the most important seasonings in Japan, unique to Japan. Soy sauce koji made from soybeans and wheat is prepared by adding a concentrated salt solution and squeezed and fermented for about one year. Japanese says Sho-yu, Shou-yu. It is an essential seasoning for Japanese people When you get off at an overseas … Read More
1. Use your own sword to cut your stomach and die. 2. One of the punishments imposed on samurai during the Edo period. The lightest of the death penalty. In front of the autopsy, a kaishakunin shot down his neck from behind as he cut his belly. Japan calls Seppuku, hara-kiri, harikari. It is … Read More
A type of turtle that lives in rivers, lakes, and swamps. It inhabits rivers throughout Japan, except Hokkaido, the Korean Peninsula, China, and the eastern Indochina Peninsula. It has a soft, flat shell about 20-40cm in length. The edible history is old, and it is said that there was even a government office that … Read More
Known as a poisonous animal alongside venomous snakes for a long time, not all species are deadly toxic, but exaggerated poisonous power and unusual morphology give people an unnecessarily scary feeling. Therefore, if a scorpion is found in Japan, it tends to become a social problem, but it should be dealt with after accurately … Read More
Brought from China around the 7th century, Zen originally referred to the teachings and practices of the Zen sect, a branch of Buddhism that developed in Japan, but is known today as a philosophy related to meditation and mindfulness. History of Zen Zen is a term that refers to the teachings and philosophy of … Read More
1.A legendary creature, usually depicted as long and snake-like, with many claws, common in several East Asian cultures. 2.A large snake-like monster with the eyes of a hare, the horns of a stag, and the claws of a tiger; known for its benevolent behavior in ancient Oriental mythology. Also, the nickname for China in … Read More
Abbreviation for Hiroshima Prefecture or its prefectural capital, Hiroshima City. History of Hiroshima City During the Edo period, Hiroshima developed as a castle town of the Asano clan with an income of 426,500 koku. Since the Meiji period, it has had a strong character as a military city, and during the Sino-Japanese War, the … Read More
He loves Sushi and Sashimi. Having practiced calligraphy since childhood, his father was qualified as a teacher. Aokage(青景) comes from the blue landscape like the sea, the clear sky. And the blue shadow. Shadow means a ninja.