Tagged with Culture of Japan

Back from Hyper Japan 2013!


Geisha, shamisen, cosplay, video games – HYPER JAPAN had 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 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


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 karuta. ‘What’s that?’ you ask? Today I’ve collaborated with a fellow anime fan, Jessie Guill, to tell you about it! For … Continue reading