Tagged: japan

Watercolor by Shibasaki

Learn watercolor painting with Harumichi Shibasaki, the Japanese version of Bob Ross..

How to make ramen

How to make authentic Japanese ramen. You won’t believe it’s homemade! This is the exact same ramen recipe that is used on a daily basis by chefs all throughout Japan.  This recipe is quick...

Pachinko obsession explained

Pachinko machines were first built during the 1920s as a children’s toy called the “Corinth game”, based on and named after the American “Corinthian bagatelle“. Another likely inspiration was the Billard japonais, ‘Japanese billiards’, invented in Western Europe...

Okonomiyaki recipe by Binging with Babish

Okonomiyaki, a dish whose name literally means “how you like”, can contain any number of fillings. But as depicted in Sweetness & Lightning, it can contain a great deal more: childlike wonder, paternal bonding,...

Kyoto Tachibana Senior High School Band

The Kyoto Tachibana Senior High School Band is nicknamed  “Orange Devils” (オレンジの悪魔) due to their trademark full-orange uniform and tendency of winning band competitions.

10 must-try food in Tokyo

< The meat-eating culture of Japan at the beginning of Westernization In March 1854, the Tokugawa Shogunate concluded The Treaty of Peace and Amity between the United States and the Empire of Japan followed...

About tofu

Tofu, or bean curd, is a popular food derived from soya. It is made by curdling fresh soya milk, pressing it into a solid block and then cooling it – in much the same...

Listen to a rare reissue of obscure Japanese avant-guarde electronics

Only 1000 copies of Jun Fukamachi’s Nicole (86 Spring And Summer Collection) were originally pressed for a 1986 fashion show. With this year’s stunning reissue of Midori Takada’s Through The Looking Glass and a host of other recently unearthed ambient...

Hakone marquetry

West of Tokyo, in the shadow of Mt. Fuji, the small mountain town of Hakone, Japan, is known for its legendary hot springs, but it also gives its name to a special type of...