Category: Japanese Lifestyle

Contemporary Japanese Graphic Design – A Guide
By: Date: July 18, 2018 Categories: Japanese Lifestyle Tags: ,

Japan has a long history of having a unique art culture, and traditional art forms have included ink painting, calligraphy, and painting on silks. Modern graphic design in Japan still includes traditional styles, but there is also a focus on other forms, such as advertising, video games, and manga. With city streets bursting with color,…

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The Cure Maid Cafe in Akihabara
By: Date: May 26, 2011 Categories: Akihabara,Guide,Japanese Lifestyle Tags: , , , , , ,

Maid Cafe, called “Maid Kissa“,  has been gaining a tremendous popularity in Tokyo and Japan. At these cafe, waitresses are dressed as a “maid” and treat you as a “master”. It is a role playing and purpose is to enjoy the situation. When a customer first comes into the cafe, they greet : “Welcome home,…

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Yakuza : Japanese crime organization and the tradition of tattooing
By: Date: January 16, 2011 Categories: Japanese Lifestyle,Lifestyle,Tatoo,Tokyo Lifestyle Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The origin of the Yakuza is a pretty controversial topic :  some believe that members of the Japanese mafia derived from kabuki-mono, the seventeenth-century samurai serving the Shogun that during the Tokugawa era (one of the most peaceful periods in the history of Japan), became ronin, coalescing in communities devoted to management of gambling and other…

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