Top 10 Japanese Kokeshi Doll Online Shops

By Kate

What are Japanese Kokeshi Dolls? Traditional Japanese kokeshi dolls are handmade, carved wooden dolls. The kokeshi doll boom in Japan seems to have started around the beginning of the 19th century. However, some researches tell that the dolls were given out to visitors in the region even earlier.  The dolls hail from the Tohoku region…

Top 10 Japanese Anime Online Merchandise Stores

By Kate

Japan is a pretty unique country for many reasons: samurais, temples, geishas, tea ceremonies, etc. Nonetheless, if we had to pick something for what the Japanese culture stands out, it could very well be the Anime industry. Not even in their best dreams Mangaka (漫画家) – manga artists like Akira Toriyama (Dragon Ball), Masashi Kishimoto…

Top 10 Japanese Cooking YouTube Video Channels

By ignite

If you’re keen to make delicious Japanese dishes you don’t need to look far on the internet to find inspiration. In fact, the amount of resources can be daunting. That’s why we’ve waded through swaths of content and compiled a list of the Top 10 Japanese cooking YouTube video channels. YouTube is home to a…

Top 10 Japanese Snack and Candy Subscription Boxes

By Kate

Many people around the world love Japanese candy and snacks. With everything from mochi to chips, Japan is snack lover’s dream regardless of whether you’re craving savory or sweet. But not everyone can take a trip to Japan to enjoy them. Furthermore, stores outside of Japan that sell Japanese snacks can be difficult to find.…