Japanese Business Culture
For most foreign companies who are seriously contemplating entering the Japanese market, business culture has always been wrongly perceived as one of the biggest hurdles to starting a business in the country.
Japanese Traditional Art
Ukiyo-e paintings in Japanese traditional art
Japanese traditions and art forms have always done a remarkable job to keep the rest of the world mesmerized by their beauty and grace. This Buzzle article throws light on some of the most important aspects of Japanese traditional...
Cultural Differences and Similarities Between China and Japan
Cultural differences between China and Japan
The interest that a Chinese culture vs. Japanese culture comparison generates dates back to many centuries. China and Japan are neighbors, and yet, there are as many differences in their cultures as there are similarities.
Japanese Culture and Customs
Fact about Japanese cuisine
In case you are planning a trip to Japan or would just like to increase your knowledge about Japanese culture and customs, here's a glimpse into the amazing world where traditional culture and modern technology and beliefs coexist...
Traditional Japanese Musical Instruments
Every nation has its own unique culture and musical history, and Japan is no different. Through this article we will take a look at some traditional Japanese musical instruments and their unique characteristics.
Japanese Symbol for Strength
Strength... The word has a certain ring to it. The Japanese signs and symbols for strength is even more striking than the word. Let's take a look at some more about it...
Japanese Hairstyles
When we think of modern or traditional Japanese hairstyles for girls and boys, the first thing that comes to our mind is those made on straight and extremely fine hair...
Traditional Japanese Music
One of the distinctive features of the Japanese culture is the way in which all the cultural elements from different lands coexist in peace and harmony, which has a strong influence on the existing culture, thus producing a whole...
Japanese Culture Facts
Talk of Japan, the 'Land of Rising Sun', and the facts about its rich cultural heritage cannot be ignored. In fact, these facts can take you on a virtual tour of the island nation.
Japanese Crafts for Kids
Making crafts is a very creative way for children to spend leisure hours at home. Here are some interesting ideas on Japanese crafts meant for kids.
Ancient Japanese Culture
The ancient culture of Japan is referred to as early as the 1st century AD. The Chinese historical texts and archaeological evidence, indicate the presence of people on the islands of Japan in the paleolithic period. It is the...
Ancient Japanese Gods
Japan evokes images of technological prowess. But do you know its people revere ancient gods? Read on to know about it.
History of the Samurai
Here is a brief history of the Japanese Samurai...
Japan and the Samurai Warrior
Japan, being an island with a treacherous, highly defensible coastline and an uncertain weather inclined to typhoons, has had an extraordinary pattern of seclusion and exemption from foreign incursions during the whole course of...
Glint of Steel - The Samurai Sword
The Samurai sword is one of the most iconic weapons in human history. This writeup provides a short history of its evolution.
Bo-Taoshi is an obscure Japanese sport or game that has some similarities to Capture the Flag. With teams of 150 people, however, Bo-Taoshi is consistently rowdier and more dangerous. This post describes the rules of the game.
Symbolism of Dragons in Japanese Culture
Symbolism of dragons in Japanese culture
Dragons hold a great deal of importance and significance in various cultures of the world, with their names being mentioned in quite a lot of legendary, mythological works. Specially in the eastern parts of the world, these...
Ancient Japanese Music
Though the Japanese enjoy various types of modern and contemporary music, the charm of their traditional music has not been lost. Even today, traditional musical forms of Japan are performed during various religious and social...
Most Famous Samurai in Japanese History
Tomoe Gozen - the female samurai
Samurai were a class of warriors who dominated medieval Japan. They were people who killed for the honor of their masters and died for their own honor. Get a glimpse of some of the most famous samurai in Japanese history through...
Japanese Traditional Clothing
Japanese traditional clothing
Traditional clothing of Japan has always been a subject of curiosity and interest among ethnic and cultural enthusiasts, including travelers. The kimono is the most popular of the traditional clothes here, but there are other...
History of Traditional Japanese Fan Dancing
Japan, 'The Land of the Rising Sun' is an East Asian island nation. This country set in the Pacific Ocean, has enriched the whole world with its people, who display extraordinary resilience, a culture that is steeped in human...
11 Japanese Symbols That Represent Good Luck
Japanese good luck charms
Japanese folklore has many symbols signifying good fortune, besides the popular beckoning cat. So, the next time you have to say "ganbatte" (good luck) to a mate, take a moment to consider these good luck symbols...
Japanese Wedding Traditions
Japanese wedding traditions
The Japanese wedding traditions are a unique blend of what is rooted in their culture and how their beliefs come together to bind a union. Here, we discuss the traditions that the Japanese practice when tying the knot...
Japanese Zodiac Signs
Japanese zodiac signs are part of an elaborate system. The astronomy and cosmology based system also incorporates divination for measuring time. It is used to predict future events as well as determine a person's character.
Tips To Do An Ikebana Flower Arrangement
Tip for Ikebana flower arrangement
One of the most natural, aesthetic, simple, and pleasing floral arrangements, ikebana focuses on the harmony between the elements and their connection with nature. It comprises beautiful flower arrangements and is characterized by...
Interesting Facts About Japan
Japan experiences 1500 earthquakes in a year
Japan is known as the 'Land of the Rising Sun'. In Japanese, Japan is referred to as 'Nippon' or 'Nihon', literally translated means 'sun origin'.
Origin and Meaning of Japanese Tengu
Meaning of Japanese Tengu
Tengu, a Japanese mystic deity, has Chinese origins. It has the capability to make a difference between good and evil. Buzzle gives the meaning and symbolism of Japanese Tengu.
Ninja Vs. Samurai: Differences and Similarities
ninja vs samurai
For a long time fans have been demanding a Ninja Vs. Samurai showdown. This Buzzle article will address that need by comparing these two legendary Japanese warriors.
Japanese Names and their Meanings
Japanese names with meanings
Looking for some unique names for your soon-to-be bundle of joy? Here are some Japanese names along with their meanings for your reference.
The Heian Period of Classical Japanese History
The Heian period of classical Japanese history
The Heian period is known for the birth and growth of Japanese arts and culture. A Japanese way evolved from the influence of Chinese culture during this era.
Japanese Art and Craft Ideas
Trying out art and crafts at home is an interesting way to spend time. This article takes you through the steps to make some fun Japanese craft.
History of Kokeshi Dolls
Difference between traditional and creative Kokeshi dolls
Kokeshi dolls have been a part of Japanese folk handicraft for several eras. Their origins and the reasons associated with the same are extremely interesting. In this Buzzle article, we will explore the varied factors associated...
Modern Japanese Art
The Chinese culture and philosophies played an important role in development of various art forms in Japan prior to 9th century. Later on, secular arts gained importance and it was under the influence of Western, Zen and indigenous...
Japanese Zodiac Calendar
The Japanese zodiac calendar has been quite intrinsically and originally based upon the Chinese Lunar calendar. Learn all about the Japanese zodiac signs in the article below.
Japanese Creation Myth
Different people, cultures and religions have described the creation of Earth in their mythology and folklore. The Japanese myth narrates how the universe and its elements were created with an interesting story too.
Sakura - Japanese Cherry Blossoms
Read this article to know more about Sakura and Hanami, the Japanese way to celebrate the cherry blossoms.
Japanese Restaurants
A great nation in all, even during times of recession, you'll always see a large number of people eating out and what with the number of food-related programs and commercials playing on TV, the Japanese undeniably love their food....