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What is “Senbero”?

Have you heard of “Senbero” before? Senbero is a word that combines the words ‘Sen-yen’ (1000 yen = $10 US) and ‘Berobero’ (Berobero means you get really drunk. However, there is only one “bero”,...

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Popular Cooking Video Sites

Short cooking videos are very popular in social network sites nowadays. They are usually about one minute long and fun to watch. It is also easier to follow the recipe with a video because...

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GariGari Kun TV Commercial

GariGari Kun is one of the most popular popsicles in Japan. Recently, the manufacturer of the famous popsicle, AKAGI, announced that the price of the GariGari Kun popsicle will be changed from 60 yen...

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The Bowl which rice hardly sticks to

Rice is the staple food in Japan. Parents used to say to their children “don’t waste the rice in the bowl, eat all of your rice”. They also used to say “If you ruin...

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Lollipop Art by Shinri Tezuka

Shinri Tezuka is a Amezaiku-shokunin (Lollipop artist) who owns a shop “Amesin” in Asakusa; where you can enjoy your beautiful lollipop. Shinri creates very detailed, beautiful and even realistic sugar art. One lollipop sells...

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Meat Festival!!

A new festival is now being held during Golden Week, The Meat Festival! This is the second year it’s been open and is it ever attracting a lot of attention! Over 420,000 people came...

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Popular Food : Haagen Dazs x Mochi : Hanamochi Series

Haagen Dazs just released a new series “Hanamochi” on the 24th of February. The interesting thing about Hanamochi is that it has “Mochi” (sticky mochi rice cake) in the ice-cream! They created two flavours,...

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Do you like Onigiri? How about Onigirazu?!

Onigiri (Rice Ball) is a popular food in Japan. You can find many kinds of Onigiri such as: Umeboshi(Pickled plum), Shake(Grilled Salmon), Katsuobushi(Dried bonito), Konbu(Sea Weed) just to name a few. Onigiri is quite...