Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
What are Goshuin?
If you plan on visiting many temples and shrines in Japan, I recommend purchasing... Read More
Are Japanese People Religious?
A question that many foreigners to Japan seem to ask is, “Are Japanese people... Read More
Why are Shinto Shrines Surrounded by Trees and Forests?
If you frequent Japanese Shinto shrines, you may have noticed that they are commonly... Read More
15 Unique Festivals Only Found in Japan(11~15)
11 Yokote Snow Festival Every year on February 15th, beginning 450 years ago, there is... Read More
Blue Skies in the Floating World
Blue is undoubtedly the most popular color. Blue skies, seas, eyes, and clothes have all... Read More
The National Diet and Kozo Yamamoto: Strengthening Japan’s Economy
As we were led through the halls of the National Diet, we all anxiously mused... Read More