Weirdest Things about Japan

a person looking at a woman in a weird way 

Every year during the spring season, the world witnesses Japan’s beauty of blooming cherry blossoms. All the pink petals floating in the river and fully bloomed trees making archways above serene pathways move everyone to visit such a place at least once. “The Land of the Rising Sun” is what they call … Read more

Things to Consider When Buying CBD in Japan

Things to Consider When Buying CBD in Japan

Even though it has a taboo status, cannabis, or also known as hemp, is becoming popular in the Japanese market because of the benefits it can provide when it comes to health and beauty. You need to keep in mind that marijuana is different from hemp. They may be both cannabis plants, … Read more

Guide to Popular Interior Design Styles in Japan

A minimalist modern day design of TV Lounge

  Japan is one of the countries that like to incorporate and stick to its culture and traditions. Even though the traditions date back thousands of years, the Japanese still inculcate them in their everyday life. There was a time when Japanese homes mostly consisted of bamboos and other wood types for … Read more

Guide to Classical and Historical Design Styles in Japan

Classical interior Japanese design

  Japanese tend to follow the Zen philosophy when it comes to designing their homes and apartments, particularly the interior. Although Zen originated in China but its principles have spanned across almost the entire Asia. It is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that emphasizes the value and importance of intuition and meditation. … Read more

The Guide to Traditional Japanese Sports

sumo match

  Sports is one of the essential aspects of Japanese culture, as the country has produced some of the most well-known sporting events and martial art styles that are organized and utilized in various countries around the world. However, despite creating and developing unique sports, it cannot be argued that the most … Read more

The Great 2011 Tōhoku Quake

The location of the earthquake and tsunami

  The Great 2011 Tōhoku Quake was a magnitude-9 earthquake that shook the area of northeastern Japan. It not only caused a lot of wreckage on its own, but also triggered a destructive tsunami. The effects of this earthquake were also apparent in several other parts of the world, even going to … Read more

An Introduction to Manga

A manga store in Japana

  Comic books have always been fascinating. While some are easy to read and understand, others such as Manga are a bit complicated. It is a Japanese version of comics and when you try to enter a new culture, things can become confusing and intimidating. When it comes to discussing Manga, it … Read more

What Were the Worst Disasters of the 2010s?

Visible satellite image of Hurricane Sandy

  Hundreds and thousands have lost their lives and billions have been displaced all around the world in the face of catastrophic acts of nature. Disasters happen ever since the dawn of time, but Mother Nature seems to have shown her full force during the past 10 years. From earthquakes, to floods, … Read more

How does Japan Have a 99% Conviction Rate?

A judge’s gavel on a table

  Japan is a remarkably safe society with a low crime rate. It belongs to the most peaceful countries in the world. This country also incarcerates fewer people than in other wealthy countries. The number of prisoners in Japan is also low compared to other countries. As of 2015, Japan has 48 … Read more