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“Japanese Wrapping Culture”

Japanese Surgical Mask : Wearing as Etiquette Not for an Emergency

If you ever rode on a fully packed commuting train, you know you have no personal space an … Read More

Making Everything Portable: Japanese Wrapping Culture

Today's blog is all about uniqueness of Japanese Wrapping Culture. We Japanese are good a … Read More

[Tsutsumu] Japanese Furoshiki: Cloth for Carrying and Wrapping

Today's blog is all about Japanese Furoshiki which is very unique to Japan ! You may ha … Read More

[Tsutsumu] Japanese Bento: “Wrapping” a Portable, Creative Meal

Today's blog is all about Japanese Bento ! Twenty years ago, Japanese children living abr … Read More

[Tsutsumu] Junihitoe : Up to Twenty Layers of Lady’s Wrapping Dress in Heian Era

Japanese has been keen on intricately wrapping items: this also applies for “wrapping” hum … Read More

[Tsutsumu] Manners to Paper “Wrapping”: Celebration and Condolence – Japanese Noshi –

Today's blog is all about Japanese Wrapping Culture including Japanese Noshi. As Tsutsumu … Read More

[Tsutsumu] Not Just Wrapping for Beautiful Appearance: Japanese Art of Wrapping

Today's blog is all about Japanese Art of Wrapping. Tsutsumu is translated as “to wrap”; … Read More

Yuki Tsumugi (silk po…

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Yuki area is between Tochigi prefecture and Ibaraki Prefecture, along the Kinugawa River w…

Umeboshi : pickled pl…

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Umeboshi is pickled plums seasoned with salt and dried. It literally means dried plums. It…

Curry rice

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Curry rice is a popular dish in Japan which thick curry is poured on the side of rice. Cur…