Japanese History & Culture

Japan Queer History
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What is Golden Week? The History Behind Japan's Longest Holidays

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Beyblade's 25th Anniversary: How a Japanese Spinning Top Is Still Popular Today

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Discover Yame, Kyushu's Tea Capital

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How to Sauna Like a Local in Japan

Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival: Fukuoka's 800-Year-Old Tradition

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Sun Messe Nichinan: How Did These Giant Moai Statues End Up in Miyazaki?

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Is Japan's Pachinko Industry in Decline?

Amane Sakaguchi Talks Traditions and Hopes for Female Shamisen Players in Japan