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SHUN -#JAPAN #Knife #Sushi

In Japanese, “Shun” (pronounced “shoon” and rhymes with “moon”) is the precise moment during the year when any particular food…
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Sea #Bunnies: #Japan Is Going Crazy About These Furry Sea Slugs

Sea #Bunnies: #Japan Is Going Crazy About These Furry Sea Slugs | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Sea slugs aren't exactly creatures you'd consider to be adorable, but Japan's Twittersphere has just rediscovered what is probably the cutest sea slug ever – Jorunna parva, a sea slug that looks like a fluffy bunny.
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Le lycée, l'endroit idéal pour trouver l'#amour au #Japon

Le lycée, l'endroit idéal pour trouver l'#amour au #Japon | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Les occasions de flirter au lycée japonais sont très nombreuses. A croire qu'ils le font exprès !
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Delicious #Japan

I made this short video for InsideJapan Tours on my 2014 trip exploring Japan's delicious food. filmed and edited by: Sara Pretelli music: "Moonlight" Message…
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Take A Look Inside One Of #Tokyo’s #Owl #Cafes

Take A Look Inside One Of #Tokyo’s #Owl #Cafes | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
An owl cafe in Tokyo, Japan, lets its customers spend time with these majestic birds. Visitors to Ikefukurou can pet or take photos with the birds for 1400 yen (11.5 USD) per hour during the week, or 1600 yen (13 USD) on weekends. Owl owners can bring their owls, too, or if you don't have an owl but want one, you can buy one through the local breeder.
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New #Sushi-Themed Suitcase Covers Make #Luggage Look Like Food

New #Sushi-Themed Suitcase Covers Make #Luggage Look Like Food | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Japanese retailer Parco has expanded their line of sushi-themed suitcase covers to include new types of sushi: tako (octopus), ikura (salmon roe), and saba (mackerel). Each suitcase cover slips ove...
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Adorable #Cat-Shaped Sweets

Adorable #Cat-Shaped Sweets | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Do you like cats? How about cute and tasty sweets? I think there are a lot of people who like both of them. So don't you think that cat sweets would be perfect?

I am Laura, Japanese web designer and I blog with my mother Caroline. I love cats so much that I create cat sweets.
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La mode #Lolita, son esthétisme et ses codes #Japon

La mode #Lolita, son esthétisme et ses codes #Japon | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Souvent considéré comme un simple déguisement, le Lolita est en fait un réel style avec un esthétisme codifié.
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#Fox Village In #Japan Is Probably The Cutest Place On Earth

#Fox Village In #Japan Is Probably The Cutest Place On Earth | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Apparently, Japan is covered in magical and irresistibly cute animal sanctuaries. We've heard about the bunny island and cat island, but there's also a fox village, where six different species of fox romp and play together in a battle for your attention (and probably for your food, too).
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What kind of place is #Japanese most dangerous #temple?

What kind of place is #Japanese most dangerous #temple? | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
The Nageiredo Hall of Mt Mitoku's Sanbutsu Temple is ru…
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#Kyoto’s #geisha, #maiko learn how to ward off attackers

#Kyoto’s #geisha, #maiko learn how to ward off attackers | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
KYOTO--Dozens of geisha and their apprentice “maiko” took a class in the art of self-defense for protection against unwelcome attention while walking alone on dark, deserted streets at night.
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Les chat-mallows à glisser dans son chocolat chaud

Les chat-mallows à glisser dans son chocolat chaud | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Pattes de chat, petit chat à faire flotter dans sa tasse ou à déguster, les guimauves Yawahada seront l'outil indispensable pour épater la galerie.
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Menacés de disparition, les #kimonos comptent sur vous #Kickstarter

Menacés de disparition, les #kimonos comptent sur vous #Kickstarter | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
L'espoir de voir un jour des kimonos dans les défilés de Fashion Weeks.
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Un pâtissier japonais crée un #wagashi pour chacune des 72 saisons du #Japon

Un pâtissier japonais crée un #wagashi pour chacune des 72 saisons du #Japon | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Les wagashi sont des friandises japonaises très appréciées à l'heure du thé. Un pâtissier japonais en a créé une pour chacune des 72 saisons du pays.
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Poster des vidéos de leurs bisous, la nouvelle #mode des lycéens #japonais

Poster des vidéos de leurs bisous, la nouvelle #mode des lycéens #japonais | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Les lycéens japonais sont décidément de véritables créateurs de tendances. Rois du buzz, chaque année, ce sont des idées plus ou moins farfelues qui sortent de leur tête - on se souvient notamment de la mode du léchage d'oeil ou du baiser d'adieu collectif après la remise des diplômes - et qui envahissent les réseaux sociaux. …
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Famille ou carrière : le choix des #femmes #japonaises

Famille ou carrière : le choix des #femmes #japonaises | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Le cruel dilemme de la femme japonaise : abandonner toute idée de carrière professionnelle et élever une famille ou renoncer à être maman et travailler
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24 Hours In #Tokyo

I’ve always been fascinated in Tokyo as a city. It’s a place that is incredibly strong in it's culture, old in its traditions and teeming with life. For a long time…
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World’s Most Patient Pet Owner Walks His Giant #Tortoise Through Streets Of #Tokyo

World’s Most Patient Pet Owner Walks His Giant #Tortoise Through Streets Of #Tokyo | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Residents in Tokyo have recently reported several sightings of possibly the most patient pet-walker in the world: an elderly man who takes his enormous African spurred tortoise (or sulcata) out for walks around the town. Judging by the tortoise's size, the mysterious pair has probably been together for a very long time, and the tortoise always plods faithfully by its owner's side. It even tolerates the occasional silly costume!
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Amertume, douceur et apesanteur | préparation du #thé #Osaka

Amertume, douceur et apesanteur | préparation du #thé #Osaka | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Un instant au calme dans un salon de thé japonais à Osaka. Une découverte visuelle et gustative.
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Cups Of #Tea From Around The World

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Au #Japon, des employés reçoivent un bonus s’ils viennent travailler avec leur #chat

Au #Japon, des employés reçoivent un bonus s’ils viennent travailler avec leur #chat | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it

#Au pays du Soleil-Levant, une entreprise a découvert les bienfaits surprenants que les chats pouvaient avoir sur ses employés. Elle a donc transposé le principe des bars à chats à l’intérieur de se...

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Do you know just how #beautiful #Kyoto's #temples are when covered in blanket of #now?

Do you know just how #beautiful #Kyoto's #temples are when covered in blanket of #now? | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
At the end of 2014 and for the first time in 61 years, …
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#Christmas #Gifts Literally Wrapped in a Smile - #Japan

#Christmas #Gifts Literally Wrapped in a Smile - #Japan | What makes Japan unique | Scoop.it
Japan is known for its weird gadgetry and quirky antics and this is no different!
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