Tagged: japan

Stung by a Japanese giant hornet

The Japanese giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia japonica) is a subspecies of the world’s largest hornet, the Asian giant hornet. It is a large insect, with adults frequently growing to greater than 4,5 centimeters long,...

The Shinkansen story

In 1964, Japan unveiled the Shinkansen – a new high speed railway connecting the country’s two largest cities (in the 1960’s), Tokyo and Osaka. Travelling at speeds in excess of 200 km/h, the new...

1945 Japanese surrender

The surrender of the Empire of Japan on September 2, 1945, brought the hostilities of World War II to a close. By the end of July 1945, the Imperial Japanese Navy was incapable of...

Japanese souffle cheesecake recipe

Ingredients: 200 g cream cheese 2 egg yolks 15 g sugar 12 g cake flour 150 ml milk 30 g unsalted butter 1/3 lemon zest 1/3 lemon juice 2 egg white 45 g sugar...

Nyango Star

The fastest rising star in the world of Japanese mascots is Nyango Star, the apple/cat hybrid from Aomori’s Kuroishi City, whose popularity is skyrocketing thanks to a series of viral videos.. [Via: mondomascots.com]

Modified ramen recipes

YSAC‘s original ramen (Japanese noodle soup is sometimes used as a descriptor for instant noodle flavors by some Japanese instant noodle manufacturers) recipes..

Tokyo Reverse

Tokyo Reverse : 9 hours of slow TV for France 4. Written and directed by : SÅNDL : Simon Bouisson et Ludovic Zuili. Original soundtrack director : Francesco Tristano. Produced by : Grégoire Olivereau.

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...