Japanese Language Guide: Culture
14 "Culture" Posts
Interesting Facts About The Japanese Obon (Bon) Holiday
The holiday お盆 is one of the most important holidays in Japan. It's also a time for people to return back to their families and home towns.
Everything You Need To Know About Japanese Culture + History
Learn about the food, drink, dress, literature, holidays and traditions that people in the Japanese speaking world.
A Few Interesting Facts About Japanese Cuisine
Japanese cuisine combines modern and ancient techniques to offer the best food dishes, there are more culinary students and international chef who visit Japan to learn more about Japanese traditions and gastronomic news.
Japanese Literature - Japanese Language Guide
Japanese literature, in spite of its beauty, richness and immediate charm, is as yet inadequately known in the West. The reasons for this neglect are not hard to discover, because it has many interesting writers with wonderful masterpieces.
Learn Japanese From Heike Monogatari
Learn some information about Heike Monogatari that is a recopilation book of Japanese poems.
Learn Japanese From Ise Monogatari
Here you can learn many information about monogatari and read some of its pems.
Learn Japanese From Kokin Wakashu
Read the information and some poems of Kokin Wakashu that was wroted by many authors.
Learn Japanese From Man'yoshu
The Manyoshu contains some of the finest love poetry within Japanese culture. It's also a wonderful document of a thriving poetic culture and the longest-surviving collection of Japanese lyric poetry.
Learn Japanese From Masaoka Shiki
Masoaka Shiki was one of the most representative Japanese poets. His poems, which are more than a hundred haiku, several tanka, and three kanshi, are arranged chronologically within each genre.
Learn Japanese From Matsuo Basho
Matsuo Basho was one of the most famous of all Japanese poets, was born into a low-ranking samurai household in Ueno, a castle town in the ancient province of Iga and he wrote many traditional Japanese poems.
Learn Japanese From Monk Ryokan
Ryokan was an itinerant monk who was especially noted as a poet and calligrapher whose poems celebrated the beauty of nature.
Learn Japanese From Monk Sougi
Sougi was a Zen monk; he represents the classical Japanese poets, his poems were written in linked verses.
Learn Japanese From Ono no Komachi
Ono no Komachi, the most beautiful Japanese woman that has ever lived, is said to have been the granddaughter of State Councillor Ono no Takamura. There is a collection of poems that she wrote, they belongs to the most beautiful part of Japanese classic poems.
Learn Japanese From Tale of Genji
Read all the information related to Tale of Genji that is one of the most important works in Japan wrote by Murasaki Shikibu.