Japanese Patterns of Design

Japanese Honorific Suffix: “San”, “Sama”, “Kun”, and “Chan”

The Japanese honorific suffix is something you learn first and use every day when you learn Japanese. They can be confusing, it’s easy to learn the basics. They reflect the Japanese culture and knowing...

Japanese Surnames: Top 10 Ranking, Origin, and its Meanings

Japanese surnames are known for their wide varieties and origins. Many of them are derived from the name of places, geographic features, and occupations. Knowing the origin and history of them make you feel...

Bancha – Extra Japanese Green Tea: Benefits and Where to Buy

Bancha is something Japanese grabs it for a break to relax or drink it over the meal. This “extra” Japanese green tea would be ideal for any casual setting. Table of Contents What is Bancha? Health...

Japanese Gods: Names and Attributes

Japanese gods – kami are literally everywhere. We use the term “gods” here, however, the term “deities” is closer to the core meaning of kami in Japan. We represent you names of...

Japanese Green Tea: 13 Types, Benefits, and When to Drink

Image by rawpixel from Pixabay Japanese green tea has a wide variety and each has a unique, different flavor and taste. We’ve covered common types and what time would be best to drink them. We hope this...

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