"Traditional Culture"

Kushikatsu Tanaka : Try Osaka dishes and think buraku problems

Kushikatsu Tanaka (串カツ田中) is a chain izakaya (居酒屋, Japanese style pub) restaurant, and there are about 60 restaurants in Tokyo. ...

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Ueno Snake Cuisine

Chinese people eat snakes, and Japanese people also used to eat snakes. There are still snake restaurants in Tokyo now. T...

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The History of Love Hotels in Japan : Why Do Japanese People Use Love Hotels?

There are love hotels (ラブホテル) for couples in Japan. Young couples, people having affairs, and prostitutes use love hotels.

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Love Hotel : How To Use + Services

Love hotels (ラブホテル) are hotels for couples to make love in Japan. In Korea love hotels are also used by ordinary tourists, and f...

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Christmas in Japan; eat fried chicken and spend time with lovers

Most Japanese don’t believe in God deeply, but they have weddings in Christian churches and have funerals in Buddhist temples. T...

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The Hanazono Shrine; a sacred and quiet spot surrounded by modern buildings

The Hanazono Jinja(shrine) is located in the heart of Shinjuku Kabukicho, sandwiched between modern buildings and the bar distri...

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Yoshiwara (5) – Festival in Yoshiwara “Oiran Dochu” (Courtesan Parade)

Yoshiwara (吉原), located to the north of Asakusa, has about 300 years of history as a red light district. Its historical role...

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