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What is Japanese Kawaii Culture?

Japan’s cultural influence is recognised globally, from anime to gaming to fashion trends. One sub-culture which has become increasingly popular is Japanese kawaii culture, which…

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Popular Japanese Sweets and Treats

Japanese cuisine is strongly associated with classy restaurants and premium-quality seafood dishes, amongst many other gastronomic delights. However, sweet treats often fall by the wayside…

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Shibori Dyeing Techniques

As Shibori patterns grow more popular and more fashionable on the British high street, we thought we’d dig a little deeper into the history of…

9 Japanese Traditions

The Land of the Rising Sun is a country with historic and contempory traditions abound. While there may be plenty of Japanese traditions which come…

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Popular Sports in Japan

Sports have always been an integral part of Japanese culture. Following the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, which were due to begin July 24th 2020,…

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Japanese Summer Clothing

The Japanese have cultural festivals abound, and they don’t stop when the temperature (not to forget the humidity) ramp up! When you step outside into…