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The end of the summer……

The end of the summer..for school children For children in Tokyo, August 31st is the last day of summer. It is a day for doing summer homework which most children leave until the last minute! September 1st is the first day of the new school term and many children are excited about returning to school [...]

Farewell to summertime BBQ Party.

Farewell to summertime BBQ Party.

This summer has been very extreme. In the beginning of the August, it was so hot and muggy that many people on this island got sick. But for the past week, it has been very cool and rained a lot. It almost feels like summer has been completely over. So, we had a BBQ party [...]

Tokyo Neighborhoods : NAKANO BROADWAY!

Tokyo Neighborhoods : NAKANO BROADWAY!

Have you ever heard about Nakano Broadway before? Nakano broadway is well known as the Holy Land of OTAKU !!! ☆Unique OTAKU Goods & Services☆ ~ Animation, Manga, Figures,  Idol Related Goods, Video games etc… ~ ☆ Reasonable Cloth&Shoes Shops, Various types of Restaurant & Food Court☆ ♬ Fun to walk around the shopping district ♬ By the way, [...]

Japanese peoples’ favorite: Onsen

Japanese peoples’ favorite: Onsen

It goes without saying that Japanese people LOOOOOOVE taking bath and going to Onsens (hot springs). Even monkeys love them. There are so many nice Onsen spots around Japan that you can definitely plan an Onsen trip to cover all the islands of Japan. Buuut, all of you busy peeps like yourself, cannot afford the [...]

Beautiful town Kamakura, I know you went there already, but…

Beautiful town Kamakura, I know you went there already, but…

Kamakura, I know you went there already, but this town always makes me want to go. I went to Hokoku-ji so-called bamboo temple in Kamakura last week. There is beautiful bamboo garden in front of the main hall in the temple, so you can feel “Zen” and escape the heat of Tokyo. It takes about [...]

One of the closest share houses to Shinjuku : Nakano Shinbashi

One of the closest share houses to Shinjuku : Nakano Shinbashi

Best accommodation you looking for? Best answer for you! NAKANO SHIMBASHI is one of the most popular / wanted premises in Sakura-House. You will find the reasonable and cozy furnished monthly house sharing, short to long term residence in Tokyo, Nakano-ku Japan. The accommodation is in the Tokyo Shinjuku area. It  locates only one minute [...]

Sake Junmai

Have you ever tried Sake?

Have you ever tried Sake? There are many different classifications of sake and this can be a little confusing at first. Basically, though, sake is divided into two main types: Junmai Sake and Non-Junmai Sake. Junmai Sake is made from rice and koji, which is a type of mould. Non-Junmai Sake is also made from [...]

How to call yourself in Japanese.

How to call yourself in Japanese.

In English, you always call yourself I. It doesn’t matter whether you are man or woman or manly or feminine. I don’t think there are many people out there who hate calling him/herself “I” and seriously thinking about creating different name.   For Japanese men, there are 3 different names to call himself. “ORE””BOKU””WATASHI”   [...]

Gotokuji  Manekineko

Maneki-neko

Today I’d like to introduce the Tokyu Setagaya tram system. This is one of the shortest lines in Tokyo – it only takes around 18mins to travel from one end to the other! It may be short but it’s super convenient as it connects to 3 other main lines. At one end of the line [...]

Hair Salons in Japan

Hair Salons in Japan

Hair style does matter.  I think it goes for many other girls and not only me , but one of the things we girls do worry about when moving to a foreign country is “Do they have a decent hair salon there?” In my case, it’s going to be ” Do they have a Japanese [...]