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Samurai Spirit

The spirit of Bushido is based on Benevolence, Justice, Respect, Wisdom, Fidelity, Loyalty and Sincerity. Within the spirit of Bushido, there is …

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The First Writing of The Year

“Kakizome,” the first calligraphy writing of the year is described as a tradition of writing or illustrating something for the first time …

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Ukiyo-e Shows a “Floating World”

I studied graphic design at an art university in Japan. Many teachers recommended to review and research about Japanese traditional painting. For …

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History of Aizu Cotton

It is said that the origin of Aizu Cotton dates back 400 years to the Tensho Period, when the feudal lord of …

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History of Oobori Soma Pottery

Obori Soma ware is the general name of pottery that has been produced throughout Namie-cho, Futaba-gun, Fukushima Prefecture for 300 years from the Genroku …