Category: culture & custom

What is “kuki(空気)” in Japan?

Hello. Today, I talk about “kuki(空気, kûki) ” in Japan. “Kuki” means “air” originally. It also means”situation” or “atmosphere” in some cases. Japanese people “kuki wo yomu(空気を読む)” every day. This means “people read between...

Christmas tree of origami

Try to make Christmas Origami

Why do not you decorate with origami at Christmas? Do you know origami? Origami is a traditional Japanese activity that creates works of animals and plants by folding paper. Especially crane is famous. Recently...

typical summer of countryside in Japan from photoAC

Summer vacation in Japan

Hello! I have been busy recently, so I don’t have enough time to write this blog (^_^;). Today’s the last day of August, and September begins from tomorrow…wow! I want to take a summer...

Road to marriage in Japan⑤

Hello! Today I will talk about my wedding series. This is the last one about my wedding! I introduce my wedding day. First episode ⇒ Road to marriage① Second episode ⇒ Road to marriage② Third...

Road to marriage in Japan④

Hello! Today I talk about a series of my wedding that is Japanese typical style in this blog. First episode ⇒ Road to marriage① Second episode ⇒ Road to marriage② Third episode ⇒ Road...

Road to marriage in Japan③

Hello. Today I will talk about a series of my wedding that is Japanese typical. First episode ⇒ Road to marriage① Second episode ⇒ Road to marriage② This post is the 3rd episode. My wedding...