Culture of Japan
The culture of Japan has evolved greatly over the millennia, from the country's prehistoric Jōmon period, to its contemporary hybrid culture, which combines influences from Asia, Europe, and North Ame...
Church of Light, Tadao Ando
A Voyage through one of the Tadao Ando's masterpiece, the "Church of Light"
Japan Sukiyabashi Jiro 3-Star Sushi
The best sushi in the world? Perfectly timed, 15 courses in 20 minutes.
How This Sushi Master Uses Traditional Raw Korean Blue Crab in His Omakase
Daniel Son is a Korean-American chef combining the ingredients and dishes he grew up with, like Korean blue crab ganjang gejang, with his traditional Japanese sushi training, to create an omakase menu...
Kimono Wedding Dress Is a Stunning and Easy DIY for Japanese Nuptials
Japanese brides are fusing tradition with Western-style nuptials. One way they're doing it? By turning their kimonos into a kimono wedding dress.
Sweet and sour Tofu recipe
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Spicy braised tofu (Dubu-jorim: 두부조림)
Today's recipe is dubu-jorim (spicy braised tofu). It's fresh tofu braised in a savory-spicy sauce and pan fried with caramelized onion, garlic, and green onions, making it juicy, a little spicy, cris...
How America’s First 3 Star Michelin Sushi Chef Serves His Fish
Rarely does chef Masa Takayama of Manhattan sushi shrine Masa allow cameras into his restaurant. But Eater's Kat Odell scored a seat at his bar to taste through America's best omakase. Like Madonna,...
Chef Masashi Yamada Serves Wild Game Hunted in the Mountains of Japan — Omakase Japan
Chefs at Yanagiya have followed the tradition of irori ever since the restaurant’s opening shortly after World War II. “Irori was the meal gathering place, the cooking place,” says Yamada of the tradi...
How to Make 12 Types of Sushi with 11 Different Fish
Cody Auger, chef/owner of Nimblefish in Portland, Oregon, breaks down 11 whole fish and turns them each into a single piece of nigiri. Watch as he scales, fillets and prepares Red Sea Bream (Tai), Thr...
Before Sushi, There Was Funazushi
The type of sushi you’re probably most familiar with is haya-nare, a quick form of sushi made and consumed within a day using vinegared rice and raw fish. But there’s a second type of sushi that takes...
Recap: Hakuho's Victory at the March 2019 Tournament - GRAND SUMO
Hakuho [白鵬] won the March GRAND SUMO tournament with an invincible 15-0 record. The 34-year-old veteran yokozuna proved again why he is called the greatest of all time. Watch more GRAND SUMO videos h...
Trump becomes 1st U.S. president to watch sumo in Japan
U.S. President Donald Trump became the first president to watch sumo in the sport's homeland during a four-day trip to Japan, and was able to present the trophy to the tournament champion on Sunday. ...
The Truth About Wasabi
Have you ever eaten wasabi? If you answered “yes” to that question, you are likely mistaken. Most sushi eaters—even in Japan—are actually being served a mixture of ground horseradish and green food c...
National Geographic Magazine - Making Soba Noodles
Soba noodles are thin, handmade, and an integral part of Japanese cuisine.
Japan upholds law that requires transgender people to be sterilized before gender change
Activists have denounced a controversial ruling by Japan's Supreme Court to uphold a law that they argue violates LGBT human rights.
Japanese mythology
Japanese mythology embraces Shinto and Buddhist traditions as well as agriculturally based folk religion. The Shinto pantheon comprises innumerable kami (Japanese for "god(s)" or "spirits"). This arti...
Japanese martial arts
Japanese martial arts refer to the variety of martial arts native to the country of Japan. At least three Japanese terms are used interchangeably with the English phrase "Japanese martial arts". The u...
Japanese tea ceremony
The Japanese tea ceremony, also called the Way of Tea, is a Japanese cultural activity involving the ceremonial preparation and presentation of matcha, powdered green tea. In Japanese, it is called ch...
Japanese popular culture
Japanese popular culture not only reflects the attitudes and concerns of the present but also provides a link to the past. Japanese cinema, cuisine, television programs, anime, manga, and music all de...
Japanese folklore
Japanese folklore encompasses the folk traditions of Japan and the Japanese people.In Japanese, the term minkan denshō (民間伝承, "transmissions among the folk") is used to describe folklore; the ...
Japanese street fashion
Japan began to emulate Western fashion during the middle of the 19th century. By the beginning of the 21st century, this emulation has formed street fashion, a fashion style in which the wearer custom...
Sexuality in Japan
Sexuality in Japan has developed separately from mainland Asia, as Japan did not adopt the Confucian view of marriage. Monogamy in marriage was not prized in Japan, and married men often sought pleasu...
Japanese art
Japanese art covers a wide range of art styles and media, including ancient pottery, sculpture, ink painting and calligraphy on silk and paper, ukiyo-e paintings and woodblock prints, kiri-e, kirigami...
Japanese architecture
Japanese architecture (日本建築, Nihon kenchiku) has traditionally been typified by wooden structures, elevated slightly off the ground, with tiled or thatched roofs. Sliding doors (fusuma) were u...
Japanese garden
Japanese gardens (日本庭園, nihon teien) are traditional gardens that create miniature idealized landscapes, often in a highly abstract and stylized way. The gardens of the Emperors and nobles wer...
Ikebana
Ikebana (生け花, "living flowers") is the Japanese art of flower arrangement, also known as kadō (華道, the "way of flowers").
"Ikebana" is from the Japanese ikeru (生ける, "keep alive, arrang...