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Authentic kyudo, the Japanese martial art of archery, in all its finery at Kokura Castle
For first timers there is little in common between the Samurai and the tea ceremony. Little did I know, but there are several ways of presenting at a tea ceremony, with the Samurai style being considered very suave by Atsuko, the tea master and owner of the Camellia Tea House. Watching Atsuko’s considered ways during the tea ceremony; it reminded me of the martial arts practiced in Japan. Calm, disciplined, and elegant, it was bewitching to experience. 
Ota City, one of Tokyo’s 23 districts is known to have the largest number of sento, each one with its own unique charm.
Japanese makeup culture. Why most Japanese women wear makeup. Why there are so many makeup stores in Japan.
Kikuya Residence in Hagi town belongs to the Kikuya family, samurais-turned-merchants in medieval Japan. The place is now converted into a place for visitors, which includes over 5000 artifacts from the Edo period, impressive gardens and avant-garde interior.
May is a wonderful time in Kyoto. The days are warm and the skies are blue, and after the festivities of the cherry viewing or hanami season, the streets and canals are filled with the warm fragrance of the spring shoots; with the blooming azaleas adding color and life to the scene.
Daiho-in Temple Garden in May: The sound of water dripping out of bamboo into a small moss covered fountain blended with a bird's sweet voice.