Monthly Archives: February 2010

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Tremendous Number of Japanese TORII !!!

Do you know what torii is? It’s a gateway at the entrance to a Shinto Shrine. Torii marks the transition from the sacred (the shrine) to the profane (the normal…

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Wasabi Stories vol.41: “Idea is not All to Write a Great Work”

  — ABOUT  Wasabi Stories… —   “Idea is not All to Write a Great Work” Today’s story teller is a Molecular biologist, Shinichi Fukuoka. His topic was Michael Crichton…

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Kanazawa Leaf Photo Frame, made in JAPAN

  This is a Japanese traditional photo frame (kanazawa leaf). Very Beautiful!   Made in JAPAN!   This is JAPAN Style!   You should follow me on Twitter HERE.  …

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The Morning Banana Diet

  One of the most popular diet methods among women in Japan, the Morning Banana Diet. The method is very simple; just eating bananas in the morning and you can…

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The Movies to See Before You Die !?

    A board titled “The Movies to See Before You Die” seemed lively in Japan’s largest Internet forum “2channel”. Let me share some of the comments. It is not…

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Wasabi Stories vol.40: “You Never Know Unless You Experience”

  — ABOUT  Wasabi Stories… —   “You Never Know Unless You Experience” Today’s story teller is a female professional [W:Shogi] player, Yamato Takahashi, who is a mother of four…

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Japanese ARITA Ware Green Tea Cups, made in JAPAN

  This is the Japanese Arita-yaki (Arita ware) pair mug cups (green tea cups). Arita-yaki, also known as Imari is Japanese porcelain wares made in Arita, [W:Saga prefecture]. The history starts…

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Japanese Unique and Delicious Ice Creams

  Different towns of Japan serve their unique soft served ice creams flavored with something that the town features. For example, the Kurihama Hana no Kuni Park in Yokosuka, [W:Kanagawa…

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Wasabi Stories vol.39: “Scenery and largeness of heart are related each other”

  — ABOUT  Wasabi Stories… —   “Scenery and largeness of heart are related each other” Today’s story teller is an environmental photographer, [W:Takashi Amano]. He has taken photographs in…

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Enjoy Sushi Go Round at Home!

    As you may already know, we have “sushi go round restaurants” in Japan. (You can read about developed sushi go round HERE.) For those who want to enjoy…

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King Sized Japanese Foot Wear – GETA !?

Do you know Japanese foot wear, geta? These are the ones.     Geta doesn’t make feet get sweaty or doesn’t give pressure on feet, so it’s a healthy foot…

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