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Japanese urban legends – Part 2 –

“Toshi densetsu” : Japanese urban legends (2) In this post, there are only two Japanese urban legends. The main topic is a Japanese toilet.   Yume (Dream) -A cat in a dream in Florence, Italy- Nothing to do with the story.…

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Know Your Food: The Miso Soup

2014/10/03 | Food ,

In almost every Japanese-style set meal you order in restaurants in Japan, you always have the Miso Soup (味噌汁 – misoshiru). It is a traditional Japanese soup that is basically made up of a stock called dashi and miso. It has other ingredients depending on regional and seasonal recipes, or your personal choice.…

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Wasabi Flavored Snacks

As you may know already, Japan offers a wide variation of snacks. So, it’s not unusual to find snacks with wasabi flavor. And, for those who are into wasabi, just like me, it’s just hard to ignore them. Wasabi Flavored Snacks in Japan Here are some of the wasabi snacks that I found at supermarkets and convenience stores in Japan: Wasabeef (わさビーフ) potato chips from Yamayoshi Seika Wasabeef BIG size This one is available throughout the year at the price of 120 yen for regular size (60g) and 198 yen for the bigger one (113g).…

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Starting the Day Right with Rajio Taisō

If you ever seen a scene in a Japanese movie or TV show where people are doing some morning exercise, have you noticed that they are using similar exercise music or similar exercise routine? The exercise routine is actually called the Rajio Taisō (ラジオ体操 ) or Radio Calisthenics. It is an exercise routine done to the tune by a piano. It has an upbeat melody and makes the routine fun and enjoyable (or so I think).

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