After rapid promotion in the B.League hierarchy in their first two seasons of existence, the Nagasaki Velca have established a solid foundation.
Infants become champions in the adorable Naki Sumo, or crying baby ceremony, one of Japan's lesser-known traditions celebrating transitions in a child's life.
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On the anniversary of the atomic bombing, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park served as the poignant backdrop for solemn tributes to 78 years of resilience and hope.
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Zushi City's Fireworks Festival returned with a bang after a four-year hiatus. But why are these magnificent displays a big deal in Japanese culture?
From traditional teas to creative mocktails, Japan offers non-alcoholic drinks for all. Quench your thirst and learn about the culture with these rich flavors.
Kodomo no Hi, Japan's Children's Day, is celebrated on May 5th with flying carp streamers symbolizing family success. Formerly known as Boy's Day.
In major international events, Kasumi Ishikawa showcased her talent, determination and ability to perform under pressure on the world stage.
Kayokyoku, a music genre blending traditional Japanese music with Western influences, emerged during the Showa era and remains a beloved genre in Japan today.
We see our job as "creating fans of Mino City," says Hirotaka Takiue of NIPPONIA, a partner in the nursery school program and other revitalization projects.
Although the nursery school program lodging came with minor inconveniences, the exquisite machiya boasted an array of amenities and we were eager to explore.