Tag: japan

Why People Throw Beans On Setsubun

Good afternoon, everyone! Just yesterday, it was Setsubun no Hi (節分の日), the traditional last day of winter in Japan! So, what is Setsubun no Hi? Simply put, it is much like the Chinese Lunar New Year – it is a day where one cleanses away…

5 Must-Have Items When Travelling In Japan

A photo posted by Bunka Language School (@bunkals) on Jan 18, 2017 at 2:59am PST Japan. Cloud-brushing mountains. A never-ending swarm of salarymen. Brightly-lit streets. Quiet neighbourhoods. What makes a perfect holiday in the land of the Sun? Even with the ultimate itinerary, things may…

Enter The World Of “Your Name”

Ask any Japanese and they would tell you that the movie, 君の名は。(Your name) was the biggest hit in the theatres all summer. Contrary to what most would expect, there is actually a rather limited audience who would watch an anime film in Japan. Most people…

What’s It Like at Tokyo Disney Resort

Standing in front of Cinderella’s Castle, the icon of Tokyo Disneyland Today, we have arrived at the Disney theme park, which is also fondly known as The Land of the Dreams (夢の国)! In Japan, there are two theme parks that make up the Tokyo Disney…

A day at the USJ

Today, we will head down to the most well-known theme park in West Japan, also known as Universal Studios Japan! Although we have our very own Universal Studios Singapore, it is still definitely worth going to Universal Studios Japan as it features several exclusive rides that…

5 things you missed if you didn’t go for AFA 2016

As it has been for many years, this year’s Anime Festival Asia (AFA) took place in the cavernous halls 401 and 402 of Suntec City Convention Centre. The activities were straightforward – you could buy your fill of anime goods, marvel at the display of…

What is Comiket and what to expect

For many years now, it never fails to impress me when I find myself in the same train carriage as a group of cosplayers. It was almost as if I stepped into another dimension as I watched them standing in a circle and laughing among…

Going ’round Arashiyama

Today, I’ll share with you about my visit to Arashiyama, which is located in West Kyoto. Arashiyama is a nationally-designated Historic Site and Place of Scenic Beauty. In addition, the 天龍寺 (Tenryu-ji Temple) that is located in Arashiyama is also one of the UNESCO World…

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わたしも、わたしのせいとも Elementary-1 のきょうかしょに でてくる ピンクの イルカが すきです。 こんど、すいぞくかんへ、みにいこうと おもいます。 なんば みほ

It’s a trip down the rabbit hole at Alice on Wednesday!

Fans of Alice in Wonderland, you should definitely check out Alice on Wednesday! It is a shop that sells merchandise and food based on the series at affordable prices. Everything inside the shop costs¥2000 or less, which makes it a perfect place to shop for…