Japanese Culture – A Primer For Newcomers

This site is to familiarize you with a few basic characteristics of Japanese culture and behavior that the westerner will encounter. There are many reactions and attitudes that Japanese will give off — many of them the typical westerner would ordinarily not pick up on. But if you come to Japan and want to have better relations, as well as a better understanding of how … [ Read more ]

Japanese Festivals & Celebrations

This site offers some photos and commentary on Japanese nationwide festivals and celebrations.