Answered almost 3 years ago

I'm half Japanese, what do I do?!

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

Hi, it is a difficult question to answer.Hub Japan is mainly dedicated to travelers who come to Japan from overseas, so you may not be able to get many responses.Below is my personal opinion.# I could not quite get the nuance of "kid", so my comments are written on the assumption that you are a m...

Answered almost 3 years ago

We are meeting our Tour Group in Tokyo for a 15 day town on Japan. Want to come a few days early and stay in a traditional housing outside of Tokyo? Suggestions of location acceessable by train

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

Places accessible by train and have traditional buildings:- KamakuraKamakura is in Kanagawa Prefecture. There are lots of shrines and temples because Kamakura used to be the capital of Japan for a period of time. There are also traditional houses and accommodations or restaurants or cafes that us...

Answered almost 3 years ago

where to visit a samurai castle?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

Inuyama Castle in Aichi is recommendable! Inuyama Castle is one of the castles that was built before the Edo period. The castle is a bit small but can feel the history and be able to image of the samurai from the everywhere! 

Answered almost 3 years ago

where is the ancient place in tokyo?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

Ancient... That's hard to find, but if you can accept the historical places.... And if you have interested in the temple, I would recommend Sensoji that has the history of 1400 years! And also if you take the train about 30 minutes from Tokyo to Kawagoe (Saitama pref.), you can experience the Edo...

Answered almost 3 years ago

What are taboos in Japanese culture?

Folami Small Folami Small, Visited Japan Twice

Please take care not to push past ANYONE in a public area (this comes especially handy if you, as a visitor, are in a shopping situation in a space with narrow aisles). The polite thing to do, in such an instance, is to politely wait, or to gently say 'Watakushi wo yurushi te kudasai.' meaning 'E...

Answered almost 3 years ago

What is the best place for Japanese culture?

leo leo, Living in Japan

It depends on what kind of Japanese culture you'd like to experience.  Asakusa would be great if you'd like to know good old Japanese culture. Kabuki Cho or Golden Gai in Shinjuku would be also interesting if you like drinking around and downtown. In case you're interested in Otaku culture, you s...

Answered almost 3 years ago

Why Japanese kids and even babies don't cry?????

leo leo, Living in Japan

I don' t know why you get this kind of impression. I think Japanese kids and babies also cry... But its's true that Japanese mothers are sensitive about making noise in public space, so they are tend to stop crying their child sooner in public space such as in train or bus.