Answered over 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...

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Answered over 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.

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Answered over 3 years ago

Is ichi maru kyu still popular with girls fashion?

leo leo, Living in Japan

Yes, it's still popular in Japan. Once 109 got popular several years ago, it was mainly for young women so called 'garu'. But now 109 has various items meet nawadays trend. Each item is cheap but I don't garantee the quality.

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BE A LOCAL Report 5 - Japanese Tea Ceremony experience with two ladies from Canada

BE A LOCAL Report 5 - Japanese Tea Ceremony experience with two ladies from Canada

BE A LOCAL is a part of Hub Japan’s service to match local Japanese people and tourists from overseas. There are various plans posted. Monica and Malini from Canada requested the plan to experience Japanese tea ceremony at a Japanese mother’s house. It was Monica’s third time and Malini’s second...

Answered over 3 years ago

Geisha entertainment

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

You can interact with Geisha in Nihonbashi. http://www.nihonbashi-info.jp/omotenashi/geisha.htmlI have not participated in this tour, I just have seen a leaflet in Nihonbashi tourist information center so I'm not sure about the details.I also have heard that there are places where you can interac...

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Answered over 3 years ago

What are the best ways to experience and be involved in Japanese culture?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Japanese culture has lots of aspects, but if you want to experience everyday, ordinary Japanese culture in tokyo, try hitting an Izakaya on Friday. You can encounter many Japanese people out at night enjoying the Friday night. Especially around Shinbashi is the mecca for business man on Fridays.A...

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Answered over 3 years ago

what clothing should westerners wear?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

It depends on which time of the year and which region you are traveling in Japan. Japan's land is long from north to south, and have totally different weather situation. Also summer is hot and winter is cold. It is said Tokyo's weather is similar to Vancouver.

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Happy New Year From Hub Japan!

Happy New Year From Hub Japan!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Hope everyone’s coming year be a great one. Hub Japan will continue to publish attractions of Japan from local’s point of view in 2017. We hope more and more people will love our  project.