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February 28, 2018

Hafu2Hafu Project Creator Answers Questions on Half-Japanese Identity

Gaijin across the board have strong opinions about the word “hafu,” but do they have enough perspective to comment so fervently about it?

Diamond Fuji
December 29, 2017

5 Recommended Places to See the First Sunrise of 2018 in Japan

While there are many different New Year’s traditions to follow in Japan, one of our personal favorites is “hatsuhinode,” or viewing the first sunrise of the New Year.

October 24, 2017

5 Japanese Horror Movies You Must Watch, Part 2

When it comes to unsettling, chilling and often gruesome films, nothing quite matches the visceral nature of Japanese horror.

October 25, 2016

An Introduction to: Classical Japanese Literature

Stories written by those monks could out-weird even the strangest Murakami dream sequence.

An Introduction to Kabuki
September 9, 2016

An Introduction to: Kabuki

Kabuki, Noh, Bunraku, Rakugo, Ukiyo-e and the Tale of Genji – maybe you’ve heard of these but have no clue what they are? Our new “Introduction to” series breaks down the best of Japan’s traditional arts and culture, and shows how you can experience it for yourself.