Japan culture

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 :

  • Manga
  • Sumo
  • Sushi
  • Geisha
  • Samurai
  • Shinto
  • Anime
  • Hiragana
  • Ukyo-e
  • Theater No, Bunraku, Kabuki
  • Kodo
  • Archipel

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 :

The great wave of Kanagawa, a Hokusai masterpiece.

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 …

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Kimmidoll – Most asian brand from Australia

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 …

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