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The 5 best komainu and their charms, as selected by Takako Minoshima, author of “Komainu Sanpo”

Have you ever paid attention to the komainu (狛犬 guardian dogs) at shrines? We asked…

7 places you must visit in Tamba-Sasayama to discover “Mingei” pottery.

Tamba-Sasayama is a peaceful rural area, only about an hour and a half drive from…

A trip to Mt. Horaiji, a spiritual place connected to the Tokugawa clan.

Welcome to a peaceful and holy place where railroad fans also enjoy riding the local…

Hibiya’s “Nissay Theatre”, designed by Showa’s ‘Architecture God’ Togo Murano.

Togo Murano(村野藤吾 1891 -1984) , the architect, with his strong commitment to excellent craftsmanship, has…

Where is the Best Place to Experience Japanese History in Tokyo? A Local advice you.

Tokyo’s former name was “Edo”, which was the de facto capital of Japan during the…

What is a “Power Spot” in Japan? It is a kind of travel destination that Japanese people really like.

Do you know the Japanglish word “Power Spot”? These are the places believed to give…

Do Japanese people like the underdog? Meet Japan’s most beloved loser.

Generally speaking, Japanese people tend to prefer tales about underdogs. Stories that reward good people…