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School Building Will Be Reborn

In Japan, the declining birthrate and the aging population are proceeding. As the number of children has decreased, schools have been integrated, and the number of school buildings that are no longer being used has increased. And now, attempts to reuse school buildings that are no longer used as schools are being promoted in various places.

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Oshima Tsumugi : Luxury Silk Fabric Bred In Amami Oshima

Do you know Oshima Tsumugi? It is a fabric that is known worldwide as one of the world's three largest fabrics alongside the French gobelins and Persian carpets.

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History of Pearls in Japan

Love your bling bling? Then you must have heard of Mikimoto, a leading global jewelry company. But do you know that Mikimoto was the 1st firm to cultivate pearls? This article states how it was done!

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3 Kinds Of Japanese Guys That Are Trending

I'm sure you have heard of soshoku danshi (herbivore men), but do you know that 3 other kinds of Japanese guys have emerged and are winning the hearts of appreciative ladies? Read on to find out more!

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Sacred Ninja Practice Place: Akame Shijyu Hachitaki

A Ninja with an incredibly strong and cool image. What kind of place did they practice training? This time we will introduce the place which is said to be the training ground for ninja.

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Japanese Sweets To Eat On May 5th : Kashiwa-mochi And Chimaki

Kashiwa-mochi and Chimaki are Japanese confectionery for boy's festival at May 5th. Those are on sale between the end of April and May 5.

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A Beautiful Japanese Garden In Tokyo "Yamamoto-tei"

Tokyo’s Yamamoto-tei has been ranked in the top three gardens in Japan by renowned Japanese garden specialty magazine, Sukiya Living. It's garden comprises a lush arrangement of shrubs and trees, a pond, and a waterfall to the back of the garden, the sound of which provides a sense of depth.

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3 Sophisticated Traditional Handcrafts Grown Up In Aizu, Fukushima

As you know, a tremendous earthquake hit Fukushima in 2011. Although there is still some damage in a part of Fukushima, most areas have already recovered. And Aizu area still keeps its traditional crafts.

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Perfect Guide To Famous Temples And Shrines In Japan

Travel junkies visiting Japan are spoilt for choice as Japan is chock-full of amazing temples and shrines. But just which ones to visit? This guide will show you the iconic ones you should not visit!

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5 Hakata Dialect Words Which Don't Sound Like Japanese

Hakata-ben, a dialect widely spoken in Fukuoka, is said to be one of the cutest-sounding dialects in Japan. So why not learn some Hakata ben to see for yourself if this is true?

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