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News on Japanese culture, humor, manga, and current affairs. Get to know Japan with this blog written by a Japanese girl living in Spain.

19 Jan 2009      

Japanese People Wearing Facemasks

by Ayumi Nakai
They wear them to protect themselves from pollen and from the flu. And also out of courtesy, so as not to pass on their germs.
31 Dec 2008      


by Marta Reig
This charming little seal has a blog, a cartoon, a Nintendo DS game and is the main character at an anime series premiering this month in Japan
22 Dec 2008      

Christmas in Japan

by Ayumi Nakai
Japanese Christmas is quite of a commercial hype. Christmas Eve is synonym for "romantic night" amongst young couples, but the truth is that not as many people celebrate that time together.
4 Dec 2008      


by Ayumi Nakai
It's a cute and cuddly rabbit-shaped stuffed animal, but when you open the zipper down its back... it turns into a bag! Carry it around all the time and you’ll be sure to feel happy and loved.
3 Dec 2008      

Tenugui, Winter-Spring 2009 collection

by Ayumi Nakai
A Tenugui is a traditional multi-functional Japanese towel. It's use and design have been reinvented with innovative patterns. It's the perfect thank-you gift.
26 Nov 2008      

Kids Love the Gifts Included in Kagaku Magazine

by Ayumi Nakai
This scientific magazine targeted at Japanese children always includes amazing and extraordinary science-related gifts.
20 Nov 2008      

I’m tempted to open those cans!

by Ayumi Nakai
In Japan, the world of canned food offers a great deal of variety. You can find very sophisticated canned food on any supermarket’s shelves.
20 Nov 2008      

I want more cans!

by Ayumi Nakai
The canned food fad in Japan is unstoppable. The most original and interesting products are found in Tokyo’s Akihabara neighborhood. Why is that?
12 Nov 2008      

I Can’t Find the Bananas Anywhere!

by Ayumi Nakai
In Japanese supermarkets, products that are part of health food fads are quickly sold out. This year it’s the banana.
11 Nov 2008      

Domokun, The Little Japanese Monster that Eats Cats

by Marta Reig
This square shaped, mean-looking meatball is a friendly monster that’s become famous thanks to the Internet
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