The traditional Japanese school uniforms are known throughout the world. The style of wearing a neatly pleated skirt, sailor-collar shirt, and high socks is so endearing that even students in countries where uniforms aren’t required enjoy wearing the style. While you may be familiar
If someone asks you what the best historical destinations in Japan are, chances are you’re going to say ‘Kyoto and Osaka’. This may very well be true but one of the best things about Japan is that history is everywhere you go, whether it’s
For many years the Japanese kitchen remained a mystery to many people, and it was only until Sushi restaurants began to appear, did the concept of eating Japanese food begin to capture the imagination of an increasing number of people, simply because Japanese food
The researchers at the University of Tokyo’s Ishikawa Oku Laboratory have created a new robot which specializes in rock-paper-scissors where it is guaranteed to win the game 100 percent of its matches by using common human trait known as cheating. The researchers have developed
On March 11, 2011, one of the largest earthquakes in recorded history struck near Honshu, Japan, triggering a 23-foot high tsunami that devastated the coastline and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear plant. Hundreds of thousands of Japanese lost their lives, their homes, and their livelihoods.