On the night of July 11, the shinboku (sacred tree) of Gifu’s Shinmei Shrine, a towering cedar tree over 1,000 years old, has fallen due to a severe storm. ▼ Shinmei Shrine’s shinboku following the storm 岐阜県瑞浪市にある「神明神社」で樹齢1000年を超えると言われる杉の木が根元から倒れ、家屋などに被害が出ています。県の天然記念物にも指定されていて、町のシンボルのような存在だったということです。https://t.co/3poQcp8Zim#nhk_news pic.twitter.com/EqVW5EvYkh — NHKニュース (@nhk_news) July 12, 2020 The sacred was 40 meters (131 […]

The service industry has been hit especially hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Maid cafés and host clubs are feeling the loss even more than most services, as close-contact interaction is the entire point of visiting. Infinia, a company that runs a popular maid café chain called @Home Cafe in Akihabara and Osaka, has thought […]

Japan (日本, Nippon or Nihon), a beautiful island nation situated in the eastmost region in the world. There are a lot of things about Japan that fascinate me especially the rich culture and traditions. But slowly with modernization and globalization, Japan’s culture and traditions have changed a lot. There have […]

On June 15, the Japanese Government announced MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship 2021 Applications for all applicable Countries. The Monbukagakusho MEXT Scholarship is to Undertake Undergraduate, Master, Training/ Ph.D./Doctoral Degree from Japanese Universities. The Japanese Government covers all the expenses during the scholarship period. The Applicants will Study at any of the Japanese universities. […]