The Temple of Asakusa

Tokyo is the capital of the incredibly picturesque and picturesque country of Japan. This metropolis is considered one of the most modern cities in the world in terms of infrastructure and architecture. Tokyo’s culture is unique and unique: the numerous theaters, museums, festivals and palaces are just some of what the city is famous for. …

Work in Japan

Japan is one of the most diverse countries in the world. And although the temples, castles and stunning scenery are amazing to see, it is the constantly bustling Tokyo that is attracting more and more people who are interested in working abroad. If you want to work in Japan and experience Tokyo’s pop culture first …

The Hidden Blade

The Hidden Blade (隠し剣 鬼の爪, Kakushi ken: Oni no tsume, literally “Hidden Blade: Oni’s Claw”) is a 2004 film set in 1860s Japan, directed by Yoji Yamada. The plot revolves around several samurai during a time of change in the ruling and class structures of Japan. The film was written by Yamada with Yoshitaka Asama …

The Twilight Samurai

The most successful Japanese film of the beginning of the new century. Winner of the most prestigious awards in Japan, triumphant at many international festivals, nominated for an Oscar for non-English film. Many films in the samurai genre showing the samurai arts Iaijutsu and Kenjutsu deal with the drama of their code of ethics and …

After the Rain & Iaijutsu

After the Rain (雨 あ が る, Ame agaru) is a Japanese and French film from 1999. The story is based on the latest screenplay written by Akira Kurosawa and directed by his former assistant director at the age of 28, Takashi Koizumi. It was awarded the Japan Academy Award in 1999. It was selected …

Seven Samurai

To begin with, Kurosawa was the first Japanese director to win international acclaim when his film Rashomon was awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 1951. And The Seven Samurai undoubtedly owes some of its popularity in the West to the fact that in the pre-video era was one of the first …

When will Kill Bill 3 come out?

Kill Bill is one of the best new films related to samurai arts Iaijutsu and Kenjutsu at the box office and became an official sponsor of baseball after the season in the United States. Millions have seen this film thanks to the advertising, word of mouth and the already legendary cult status of Tarantino. An …

The Mongol Invasions of Japan, 1274 & 1281 CE

The Mongol invasion of Japan took place in 1274 and 1281 AD, when Kublai Khan (ruled 1260–1294) sent two huge fleets from Korea and China. In both cases, the Japanese, and especially the samurai warriors, vigorously defended their shores, but it was the typhoons and the so-called kamikaze or “divine winds” that sank and flooded …

Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

Age of the Samurai “: Netflix Introduces Japanese Documentary Warrior Based on Producer’s Guide to The Dictator Netflix launches Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan, a documentary drama about the warring kingdoms of feudal Japan, which is described as a true Game of Thrones. The series is a co-production with the Smithsonian Institution in Canada, …

Trade and Investment from Japan

Accelerating economic globalization continues to expand and deepen Japan’s trade and investment relations with countries in North America, Asia and Europe. Trade, which underpinned Japan’s economic prosperity in the second half of the 20th century, was made possible by advances in multilateral trade liberalization, progress largely due to the work of the General Agreement on …