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Toy Poodle

Favorite dogs ranking 2016 in Japan! Toy Poodle is the first!

The first is Toy Poodle eight years in a row. It was hit in the 2000s because of teddy bear cut and easily taking care of it. Miniature Poodle is popular in USA, but ...

asakusa jinjya(shrine)

Asakusa Jinja has deep history, and how do you pray?

Asakusa Jinja (shrine) is located on the east side of the Sensoji. It was built in honour of the two fishermen brothers. A thousand three hundred years ago, ...

Mt. Fuji

The first day of opening mountain Yama-biraki!

Yama-biraki of Mt. Fuji famous for world heritage is in July 1 and July 10. Yoshida route from Yamanashi prefecture opens in July 1, and closes September...

Yokan and Manju

Souvenir from Japanese to foreign people!?

The souvenir ranking 2017 from Japanese to foreign people is announced. The first is "Wagashi (Japanese-style confections)" occupied 49% in this ranking. The second is...

Toyota

Weak yen and FCV is important for profits!

Toyota Motor Inc(NASDAQ:TM, TYO:7203) is the largest export company in Japan and is the one of the Japanese big three(Toyota, Honda, Nissan). lt has many subsidiary companies, Toyota Boshoku(TYO:3116) makes car interiors, Hino Motors(TYO:...

National Museum of Nature and Science

Kahaku has worth collections and dinosaurs!?

National Museum of Nature and Science (other name is Kokuritsu Kagaku hakubutsukan or Kahaku) located northeast in Ueno Park in Tokyo was constructed in 1877. It's one of the oldest museum in Japan and is the only museum operated...

Oyako-don,Gyu-don,Chuka-don

Food ranking of convenience stores!

Convenience store's food ranking 2016 in Japan is announced. Donburi, Ramen, hot snack and more is sold there. This ranking is diveded into Donburi(rice bowl dishes), noodle and fried food. The first of Donburi in SevenEleven is Oyako-Don...

one piece

Book ranking 2016 in Japan!?

In books ranking, the first is "Tensai" written by Shintaro Ishihara who was governor of Tokyo from 1999 to 2012. "Tensai" means genius in English, and is written about Kakuei Tanaka who was formar minister. Many books about Kauei is published...

one piece

Feature of summer food Hiyashi-Chuka!

July 7 is not only Star Festival day but also Hiyashi-Chuka day. Hiyashi-Chuka is a Japanese dish consisiting of cold noodle served with eggs, tomatoes, cucumbers and roast pork. It is a feature of summer food in Japan. July 7 is the small...