Rakugo: The Play That Has Multiple Characters— but Only One Performer

An old man sits on a cushion on a stage, his head in front of a small mike stand. In his right hand is a folded Japanese fan (called a sensu) that looks something like the picture bellow, and in his left hand is a handkerchief. He waves his hands vigorously, his voice sounding like… Read More Rakugo: The Play That Has Multiple Characters— but Only One Performer

Only Four More Days Until Christmas! ~How Do Japanese People Celebrate Christmas?~

Whether you’ve already set up your tree, hung up the stockings, pushed the presents under the tree, or made plans for an upcoming Christmas party, it’s only a few days until, in my opinion, the best holiday of the year arrives! As you know from my post a couple of weeks ago about Christmas in… Read More Only Four More Days Until Christmas! ~How Do Japanese People Celebrate Christmas?~