Buke Yashiki of Kakunodate, the samurai village of Hiroyuki Sanada The Twilight Samurai

Are there towns or cities that continue to live the ancient traditions of the samurai and have not yet modernized as much as in the rest of Japan? No, that does not exist anymore. There will be people who at a particular or family level follow a series of traditions but not that way of living that one imagines. In fact, there is almost no such spirit or values ​​that I think is what one usually thinks when talking about…

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The new Gengo era in Japan will be called Reiwa

The new gengo era for the reign of the new monarch Naruhito or emperor in Japan will be called Reiwa 令 和. We just knew the name 5 min ago. It is the first time in Japanese history that the ideogram or kanji Rei 令 is used in a name for the Gengo era. This name also includes the meaning of the plum blossom or Ume 梅. The Japanese Government announces the new imperial era name: ‘reiwa’ ‘Reiwa’ in Japanese…

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In 30 min we will know the name Gengo for the new era of Japan and its emperor

In 30 min we will know the name Gengo for the new era of Japan and its emperor! It is April 1 in Japan and with a nice enough time one wakes up a few minutes from knowing the name Gengo for this new era or reign. When ascending to the throne, each Japanese emperor chooses a name of reign or of era, known in Japanese like “gengo”. The name is not personally chosen by the new emperor, but by…

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Unemployment insurance and Employment Service Center Hello Work

This is one of the unemployment offices or job centre in Japan or Public Employment Services (PES) in Japan. The Japanese government’s Employment Service Center in Japan is known as Hello Work (ハローワーク, harōwāku). If you want to find a quality job or at least earn money to stay in Japan this is the first step you must do, register at the Hello Work offices. At the offices of Hello Work, the procedure is also carried out to register for…

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(Español) Ultimas novedades en las redes sociales de export-manga: manga y anime, aikido, cultura japonesa

Dear friends: Thank you for your support during all these years, we are delighted to continue answering all your questions and queries! Check the latest news such as retro games  SNK ROM for Neo Geo, very wanted figures as Hunter × Hunter, pre-sales as the new figures of Pokemon Polygo, Dragon Ball Super or Saint Seiya, RE: Zero or games like Fate and an endless number of news. In addition to hakama, Gi, martial arts clothing and aikido, technology, crafts,…

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