Japan at its best
Wednesday July 23rd 2014

Amazing People

Matsushita Konosuke

Anything worth doing is worth 100% [Read More]

Claim to fame? Fujimura Shinichi

The recent global financial crises uncovered many frauds and fraudsters causing people – everyday people – [Read More]

Sadako Sasaki, Cranes

Have you ever tried making one thousand cranes before? We challenged ourselves to fold a thousand cranes a little while [Read More]

Craft Box

Kirie and Kumon Craft

We have had an afternoon of craft. It has involved a lot of paper cutting and glue. Japan is well known for its origami craft work but perhaps not as well known for the great [Read More]

Amazon Japan

Osechi Amazon Cool?

Well, blow me down as they say! Who would have thought that Amazon Japan had osechi [Read More]

Maid Costume, Kids Japan

There has been a huge shift in multinationals to mainland China in search of cheaper [Read More]

Ultimate Totoro Gift

Have you ever wanted to find the ultimate Christmas gift for your family? Perhaps yes, [Read More]

Historical

Aka Renga

Yokohama is a wonderful place to visit for a holiday with the family. It is a major port city today but until the mid-1800′s was a small fishing village. It is hard to believe that only a 150 [Read More]

Kimonobox on Tour

Scribd 6 Kids, Japan

The best time to climb Mt. Fuji is actually around July 20th to the last week in August. [Read More]

Mt Fuji Crystals

The tree in the garden in front of Kawaguchiko has crystals on it to make it shine! So [Read More]

Teaching Japanese

Middle Years Japanese

Middle Years Japanese

How popular are rap songs in teaching Japanese to middle years students I wonder? I have found a rap song for teaching dates. Would this method appeal to kids ? Take a look at this youtube working with Queen. [Read More]

Ame, Japan

Ame, Japan

This great cartoon is from this site. It looks like you can use the work if it is not for commercial purposes – [Read More]

Show and Tell, Japan Tradition

Show and Tell, Japan Tradition

This item from Amazon Japan looks like the best way to teach Japan tradition in the classroom. And it is probably the [Read More]

Aka Renga

Aka Renga

Yokohama is a wonderful place to visit for a holiday with the family. It is a major port city today but until the [Read More]