Tagged with Culture of Japan

Back from Hyper Japan 2013!

Back from Hyper Japan 2013!


Geisha, shamisen, cosplay, video games – HYPER JAPAN┬áhad them all and more this year and it was the best one to date! HYPER JAPAN is a three-day exhibition of Japanese culture in London, encompassing both the traditional and modern. I kept hearing the phrase “the only UK event that truly reflects today’s Japan” used to … Continue reading

One month ’til Hyper Japan!

One month ’til Hyper Japan!


One of the UK’s biggest celebration of Japanese culture will be hitting London again next month Friday 26th to Sunday 28th July, so I thought I’d do a round-up of what’s going on and tempt a few more of you to go along! Whether you’re into Japanese food, music, anime, cosplay or martial arts, there’s … Continue reading

Karuta

Karuta


Now, I’ll be the first person to admit that there’s a lot about Japan that I don’t know, and one of those things that I know next to nothing about is the Japanese card game┬ákaruta. ‘What’s that?’ you ask? Today I’ve collaborated with a fellow anime fan, Jessie Guill, to tell you about it! For … Continue reading