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Differences Between Kimonos & Yukatas

It is very easy to recognise the traditional Japanese clothing of the yukata and kimono when you see one, they are very distinct garments. However, many people will not be aware of the difference between the two. The origin of the Japanese kimono is from the Chinese traditional Han clothing, althoug... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in Fukuoka & Japan in October 2019

Number of foreign students with jobs after graduation hits record high – Nationwide The number of foreign students who changed their visa status in 2018 to work in Japan after graduating from universities or vocational schools hit a record high amid a chronic manpower shortage, immigration authorit... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in Fukuoka & Japan in September 2019

Police spread awareness about ban on drones to tourists at Haneda Airport – Tokyo In preparation for the Rugby World Cup that starts Friday and runs for six weeks, police officers visited Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Thursday to spread awareness among foreign tourists about the prohibition on flying ... READ MORE

Japan’s Izakaya Culture

The Art of Unwinding An izakaya is a typical Japanese bar where people enjoy coming for a drink and a bite to eat. The welcome is warm and the atmosphere always cheerful. This is where employees meet after the day’s work to believe stress and have a good time together. The history of the izakaya... READ MORE

Typhoons in Japan

In Japan, typhoons are regular and natural occurrences. These events involve little risk beyond rain and wind causing you to alter your outdoor tourism plans. However, it is useful to know what you should do if you are vacationing, studying or working in Japan during a typhoon alert. What is a Typh... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in Fukuoka & Japan in August 2019

27% of municipalities concerned over surge in foreign visitors in Japan: survey – Nationwide More than one-fourth of Japanese municipalities have expressed concerns about possible future problems resulting from a surge in the number of foreign visitors to the country, a Kyodo News survey showed Sun... READ MORE

Japanese Traditions Towards Hanabi

Why Have Fireworks in the Summer? Japanese fireworks or hanabi is now said to be the most beautiful in the world and it is exported to about 20 countries worldwide. It is said though that there is a longer history of fireworks and gunpowder in Europe and China. In Japan, hanabi has been deeply in... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in Fukuoka & Japan in July in 2019

Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base – Kyoto It may not be as famous as Japanese anime legend Studio Ghibli, but Kyoto Animation has many core fans and is known as a team of skilled animators that provides top-quality work for others and can produce its own hits, such as "Lu... READ MORE

Working Visas in Japan

Working in Japan Visitors to Japan on a 3-month tourist visa are not allowed to work in Japan. People hoping to find employment in Japan must have a working visa before they arrive in the country. Applying for one will require the cooperation of the company, university, research institute, board of... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in Fukuoka & Japan in June 2019

Slug blamed for train service chaos in Kyushu – Kyushu A slug has been blamed for a power outage that halted dozens of trains and delayed 12,000 passengers in Japan, the railway operator said Sunday. The power failed on a couple of lines serving southern Japan operated by Kyushu Railway Co, known a... READ MORE

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