Category Archives for "Japanese Culture"
Demons, spirits, and ghosts are some of the most popular creatures that are quite often associated with Japanese mythology but they are far from being the only being present. An entity that is lesser known is the Japanese dragon known to live in water and shapeshifts into a man, if not a beautiful woman. While dragons may […]Continue reading
The bow in Japanese culture is very important and even has a lot of meaning behind its usage. Japanese culture places a massive emphasis on respect and bowing is considered one of the primary ways to show respect to other people in Japan. As a tourist visiting Japan, you will constantly encounter situations where you will find […]Continue reading
Japanese culture is reflected throughout their language. From casual to polite and honorific, understanding the culture makes a significant difference when learning to speak Japanese. This video is the best introduction to these basics that we have found – no surprise considering the source. As you know, we here at Nihon Dojo are huge fans […]Continue reading