Zazen is a practice found in Zen, one kind of Buddhism.
Japan is a volcanic country, and so it has a lot of hot springs.
When sumo wrestling first became popular in Japan 1500 years ago, it was a ritual used to predict the outcome of crop harvests.
Kabuki is a traditional Japanese performing art that features music, dance, and drama.
There are two main religions in Japan: Shintoism and Buddhism.
Kiyomizudera Temple, in Kyoto's Higashiyama area, was built in 778.
Akihabara is one part of Tokyo that has really changed a lot these days. 秋葉原は東京において、近年、その性格が劇的に変化した
Japan is home to many gods, so many that they are said to be countless.
You can experience both modern and Edo -period Japan here.
In the villages of Shirakawa-go in Gifu Prefecture and Gokayama in Toyama Prefecture,
Mt. Fuji is 3,776 meters high, and is Japan's highest mountain. 日本で最も高い標高3776ｍの富士山は、約10万年前に噴火活動を始めて
Many buildings in Aoyama are owned by large Japanese and foreign companies and various foreign
Osechiryori is the food that everyone eats during oshogatsu in Japan. 日本でのお正月に欠かせない料理が、おせち料理です。
The second Monday in January is Seijin no Hi (Coming-of-Age Day), a special day to celebrate young p
In Japan plum blossoms are known as a bloom that announces the coming of spring. 梅は桜より少し早く、毎年2月頃から花
Nanakusa-gayu is rice porridge made with the "seven herbs of spring". 七草がゆとは、毎年1月7日の朝に「春の七草」を入れたおかゆ
Hatsumode is a Japanese New Year's custom. 初詣とは、年の始まりに神社やお寺に行き、神や仏に感謝するとともに新年の誓いを立てる日本の風習です。もとも
In early February every year, the Sapporo Snow Festival is held for one week in the city of Sapporo,
Namahage is a folk custom. You can find it on the Oga Peninsula in Akita Prefecture. なまはげとは民俗行事で、秋田
Oshogatsu is the time of the year when most people in Japan are able to take time off and relax. 日本