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NHK Announces Official Kouhaku 2013 Lineup

November 25, 2013

Kouhaku Uta Gassen (紅白歌合戦) is one of the largest music event at the end of every year and NHK has [...]

Today’s Japan Photo: Wishes for 2013

January 2, 2013

On New Year’s Day, Japanese people visit shrines and temple, and many of them pen down their New Year wishes [...]

Happy New Year 明けましておめでとうございます

January 1, 2013

2012 has been another great year, and it seems that everyone has survived the “apocalypse”. So cheers to another exciting [...]

NHK Announces Official Kouhaku 2012 Song Listing

December 19, 2012

After confirming the list of performers, NHK has unveiled the full song lists this year for the 63rd Kouhaku. Looking [...]

Today’s Japan Photo: New Year Greeting Senbei

November 27, 2012

Japanese have the customs of sending New Year cards and for Today’s Japan Photo, we take a look at these [...]

NHK Announces Official Kouhaku 2012 Lineup

November 26, 2012

Watching Kouhaku Uta Gassen (紅白歌合戦) is definitely one of the best way to spend your New Year’s Eve and NHK has [...]

Today’s Japan Photo: New Year Drink Otoso お屠蘇

January 13, 2012

Apart from eating yummy food and visiting the local shrine, Japanese also consume a sake drink called Otoso お屠蘇 on New [...]

Today’s Japan Photo: Ozouni お雑煮

January 4, 2012

For Today’s Japan Photo, we will be sampling one of the common dishes that is eaten during the Japanese New [...]

Ita-Ema: Otaku New Year Wishes

January 3, 2012

On New Year’s Day, Japanese folks would visit local temples to pen down their wishes for the year on “Ema” [絵馬] [...]

Today’s Japan Photo: Massive Kagami Mochi 鏡餅

January 3, 2012

For Today’s Japan Photo, we shall take a look at a massive Kagami Mochi that is being offered to the [...]

Today’s Japan Photo: Praying In The Year

January 2, 2012

It is tradition that on New Year’s Day many, most Japanese visit a Shinto Shrine and pray for good luck [...]

Happy New Year 明けましておめでとうございます

January 1, 2012

Time just seem to pass so fast when you are having fun and we have crossed over to another exciting [...]