• Todaiji in Nara
  • Mount Fuji
  • Lotus leaf
  • Himeji
  • Darumasan shop in Kawasaki
  • Matsumoto Castle
  • Shinkansen
  • Izu Peninsula
  • Matsushima
  • Red octopus
  • Yamanakako
  • Kinkakuji in Kyoto
  • Senbatsuru
  • Shitatennoji
  • Kyoto
  • Shinto priest
  • Hiragatake
  • Imperial Palace Tokyo
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Japan Travel Guide
Japan Guide

Japan Fact SheetRegions of Japan: HokkaidoTohokuKantoChubuKansaiChugokuShikokuKyushuOkinawaPrefectures: AichiFukushimaIbarakiKyotoNaganoTochigiTokyoSpecial guides: Aizu-WakamatsuMatsumotoMitoNagoyaShinkansenGuest housesRental phones

Japanese Language 日本語
Japanese language section

An introduction to the Japanese language covering the Japanese writing systems: HiraganaKatakanaFuriganaRōmajiKanji IntroJōyō kanjiKyōiku kanjiJinmeiyō kanjiJapanese grammar: a concise overviewconjugationstenses • verb forms • nounspronouns, common Japanese phrases, information on Japanese language studies as well as technical details on how to use Japanese on non-Japanese operating systems.

Japanese Culture and Society
Japanese Culture and Society

Japanese Art: BunrakuKabukiNohRakugoFestivals and customs: Hina Matsuri • all Japanese holidays and festivalschopstick etiquetteJapanese customsgift-giving and omiyageReligion in Japan: Buddhism in modern JapanShintoismKami, Japanese deitiesBuddhist rites in JapanMiscellaneous: Japanese tea ceremonyBushidoJapanese swordsKamikazeNinjaSamuraiSumoSociety: Culture of KawaiiMarriage in JapanJapanese family namesKoban, Japanese police boxes • Underwear and shame

Japanese History
History Section

Historical periods of JapanBiographies of Japanese historical figures: HirohitoMeiji EmperorMiyamoto Musashi Saigō Takamori Sakamoto RyōmaItō HirobumiKuroda KiyotakaInoue KaoruOkubo Toshimichi and many more • More: the Ashikaga • the TokugawaShinsengumiBoshin War • the Bakufu • the GenrōSamuraiShogunDaimyo

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November 21: Momijigari (autumn foliage)
November 12: Ashikaga Clan
November 04: Tokugawa Art Museum
October 31: Osu Kannon
October 16: Atsuta Shrine
October 15: Tipping in Japan
October 05: Museum Meiji-Mura
October 04: Nagoya Travel Guide
September 30: Teru teru bozu
September 27: Tanabata Festival
September 20: Tokyo Gate Bridge
September 09: Accommodation in Japan
September 03: Japanese Drinks
August 31: Japanese Food
August 09: Shiga Prefecture
August 02: Okazaki Travel Guide
July 30: Okazaki Castle
July 23: Inuyama Castle
July 22: Nagoya Castle
July 19: Sakuma Shōzan
June 08: Josiah Conder

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