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EnterJapan


The authors of “EnterJapan” aim to publish interesting, well-written and compelling content in order to better promote Japan’s historical and cultural heritage. EnterJapan is piloted by a team of editors, designers and writers, all of whom are avid history and culture buffs. All of our articles are written, researched and peer-reviewed to a high-standard. URL: EnterJapan.me Started […]

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All Things Japan

All Things Japan


An exploration of all things pertaining to Japan from Japanese history and mythology to current affairs and trends. I have lived in Japan for 28 years and have studied extensively in Aikido, Japanese history, myths and culture.   URL: http://www.allthingsjapan.org Started on: March 10, 2015 Location: Tochigi-ken, Japan

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Japan Blog: Actu Bonsai

Actu Bonsai


ActuBonsaï est un blog multi-auteur traitant du bonsaï, des voyages au Japon et des arts traditionnels japonais, entre autre : le sumi-e, les kusamono et shitakusa, la céramique… Vous trouverez également quelques articles sur la cuisine japonaise, ma seconde passion. Passionné de bonsaï, j’ai eu la chance de découvrir la culture et les arts traditionnels […]

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Matsuri Times

Matsuri Times


All about matsuri – a collection of photography, videos, and stories from religious, folk, historic, and modern festivals in Japan. URL:  http://www.matsuritimes.com/ Start Date: January 1, 2010 Location: Osaka, Japan About this Japan blogger I have lived in Japan for over five years now. Soon after coming to Japan I became attracted by all sorts of […]

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Ink Treasures

Ink Treasures


Ink Treasures is a blog co-created by two accomplished artists, an ink painter Mariusz Szmerdt, and a calligrapher Ponte Ryuurui. The site is devoted to the subject of Japanese and Chinese calligraphy and ink painting. The area covered by our articles is very wide. We write about history, traditions, cultural aspects, modern art, etc., but […]

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Ikebana opens door to Japan

Ikebana opens door to Japan


Ikebana, ikenobo, the process of learning ikebana for a beginner, the process by which ikebana study opened the door for me to a fascination with Japan, its history and culture. The blog is about the history and context of ikebana within Japan as well as my own learning process and experience with ikebana in the […]

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Hanamai the Ikebana Blog

Hanamai, the ikebana blog


A blog about the Japanese art of Ikebana, my journey in learning and mastering the art, and an occasional post on my life here in Japan. URL: http://hanamai-theikebanablog.blogspot.jp/ Start Date: July, 2010 Location: Hanamaki-shi, Iwate-ken, Japan About this blogger Has lived in Japan for the past 15 years and has been studying ikebana for 14 years. I have […]

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Sosekido

Sosekido


Sosekido is an introduction to Japanese calligraphy. I started calligraphy when I was 13 and have a 5 Dan. In this site, I present my works and projects I´m experimenting. Sosekido is also a Japanese calligraphy school, currently located in Berlin, Germany. Through Sosekido, I like many people to be interested in calligraphy outside of […]

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Paperdoll

Paperdoll…


The tales of Origami Carla folding into Japanese life…how one Australian ALT handles the every day situations that Japanese culture throws her way… URL: http://paperdolljapan.wordpress.com/ Start Date: March 29, 2010 Location: Hitachiomiya, Ibaraki, Japan About this Japan blogger They say things happen in three’s. Well, as I enter my third decade on this planet, my life is an […]

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Beyond Calligraphy

Beyond Calligraphy – The art of Far Eastern calligraphy, sewed with passion


Beyond Calligraphy Blog is devoted to presenting calligraphy history, its mysteries, forgotten ancient knowlegde, and other articles, supporting those who study Chinese and Japanese writing systems, as well as various presentations lavishly decorated with pictures or videos, that reveal secrets of Far Eastern calligraphy. URL: http://www.beyond-calligraphy.com/ Start Date: January 1, 2011 Location: Tokyo, Japan

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