All time best selling manga ranking. Our ranking is only based on reliable sources, other figures can be found but we don’t follow them unless they have been confirmed by the publisher, or by Oricon, the Japanese media that now collects sales by title. We will update this ranking weekly in case of change. [ …
Japan culture arts and traditions category aims to provide aesthetics and useful information related to Japanese culture. Through ages, the archipelago of Japan shows multiples interests in arts, and created a very specifical culture to transform daily life into a bound of very japanese little things.
The tradition in Japan are kept in a good form and most than any country in the world they keep being very specific to the country. In a sequel of word :
- Theater No, Bunraku, Kabuki
The modern Japanese creativity seems endless. In various fields starting from architecture, to gardening, by painting, video gaming, illustrations, … The Japanese taste on things which make them original as crazy sometimes, and a ability to transfer inspiration to real world which creates wide scale movement : Kawaii, Lolita, Manga, …
- Kawaii things are born from this imagination. Keeping women in a doll world where everything is cute.
- Idol bands followed more determinate to bring young men otakus into love addiction.
- Vocaloid was born and Miku Hatsune did her first holographic concert.
The country of abstraction where everything has a sense, and where life is ephemera. Such an unique country to discover :
What is a Bento [ 弁当]? This is a complex question because in a same time it presents a single-portion takeout, a culinary culture and also a small lunch box extremely common in Japan. But its influence besides Japan is growing up since a couple of year with many people all around the world who …
A love for drawing, a history of Asia, we will try to explain how drawing and illustration has been in a long time history linked to Asian culture. Chinese naturalism. Chinese paintings refer to any form of painting originating from China or Chinese artists outside of China. The most celebrated is the traditional Chinese paint …
The great wave of Kanagawa is a masterpiece in japanese Ukyoe art, in art in general and particularly in Japan. Contrary to most famous painter in Western countries, such Van Gogh, Hokusai was very famous in his living time. Numerous biographies surrounds his life, and an animation movie introduced his daughter’s life explaining what it …
The Kimmidoll was created in 2008 by an Australia designer. Basically, all characters from the universe of Kimmidoll own their name and bring different kind of luck to their owner. The kimmidoll™ brand was conceived following a long standing passion with elegant decorative gift and homeware items inspired by Eastern culture. The traditional Japanese Kokeshi dolls …