The Aliens and Fish Shrines of Choshi Dentetsu (Video)

Out in Chiba, there's a train line that takes you to tacky fish shrines and roof decks where you can summon aliens. Oh, and beautiful coastal views, too.

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Racist Encounter in Japan

Every now and then your luck turns against you and you meet a rotten apple. This is one such story.

[Shizuoka] Kunōzan Tōshōgū

When Tokugawa Ieyasu died, Kunōzan Tōshōgū in Shizuoka Prefecture was built to enshrine his remains. They were lated moved to Nikko, but it is said that a part still remains in its original resting place. To this day, Kunōzan Tōshōgū remains a spectacular feat—an ornate shrine fit for a fearsome ruler.

Tsukuba Wanwan Land: A Chance to Pet 500 Dogs and Cats!

https://youtu.be/2UdDaIBmZuU Basic Info Tsukuba Wanwan Land Location: 〒300-4353 Ibaraki Prefecture, Tsukuba, Numata 5-7-9 (https://goo.gl/maps/WguvrbDV77n) Hours: 10 AM to 5 PM Official Website (English, limited) Admission: Adult (ages 13 and up) - JPY 1500 Child (ages 3 to 12) - JPY 700 Senior (65 and above) - JPY 750 Infant (ages 0-2) - free Access: By Bus: From... Continue Reading →

Jealousy in Japanese

Yakimochi - literally grilled rice cake. Why is this word used to refer to jealousy? This video explains a bit of the word's etymology as well as how it is used. https://youtu.be/-3rtO5zLr8M Credits: Summer Desserts Set by Freepik http://www.freepik.com/free-photos-vectors/summe 土曜ショッピング by かづら http://dova-s.jp/bgm/play4360.html Jay Jay by Kevin McLeod In the Past by Twin Musicom is... Continue Reading →

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