Iran and Central Asia in ancient times. Natural conditions and population
Iran is a vast plateau, Central part of which is barren desert with a pronounced continental climate. More conducive to the development of the economy and culture of the oases…

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Interesting facts about Japan
Japan — the land of the rising sun. The population of Japan is not the largest (127 million people), but it allows her to take tenth place in population. We…

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Only in Japan – Maxicut

Virtual tour of the sights of the Rising Sun

Anime

These cartoons have become extremely popular not only at home but around the world (see anime “Buttermilk”).

No, no, Yes and will see some Sailormoon on the street with big eyes and other delights animanga character.

Just today anime is not just a fairy tale and cartoons with serious political overtones.

So in Japanese, shows Russia and her sisters:

TV and advertising

Oddly enough, the Japanese rarely spend time watching TV.

Most often they look at their crazy show right on smartphone (until then came the progress!).

Here are just some of the popular show:

“A very merry starts”

“Really violent games”

These crazy shows are interrupted no less insane advertising. The chip commercials in Japan – its two-fold repetition.

If at first you don’t get to enjoy, here’s another, “a sweeper”, so to speak.

Advertising

Technology

Robots work hard it is just about Japan. And why spend precious time cooking, cleaning, training in “muzykalke”,

if to all this we can come up with “chelovekovedenija”.

Robot Cube-Kun will help to solve the Rubik’s cube.

And the robot Kintore-Z is designed to relieve you from physical stress. Continue reading

Hina-Matsuri, the festival girls (Japan)

Girls holiday in Japan has several names: Momo-but sekku (feast of the flowering peach), Jesi-but sekku (the Celebration of the first day of the snake) and Hina-Matsuri (doll Festival). Previously it was celebrated on the third day of the third month as a seasonal event. In this day and perform the ritual of getting rid of illnesses and misfortune – Hina-okuri, which was made paper dolls nagashi-Bina (“dolls, lowered for the river”), which were thrown into the river, so they took away all unhappiness.

Dolls in Japan was considered not toys, and symbolic images of gods or people that bring good to people, repel the forces of evil, disease and natural disasters, preserve peace and tranquility in the home. Paper dolls were replaced by clay and wooden, and they are no longer thrown into the river, and kept at home, placing on the shelves.

Earlier the feast was celebrated only at court and among the military class, but it soon became widespread. In the eighteenth century, the girls Festival has gained national status. It then became the custom to arrange the exhibition a richly dressed dolls, which are placed on a special stand, consisting of three, five and seven steps, covered Continue reading

Japan: the national cuisine of Japan

Japanese cuisine is one of the most original and unique in the world. Japanese food is very simple, thermal processing is minimal, and maximum attention is paid to the preservation of the natural appearance and taste of the product. Often the preparation is as simple as cutting the product, without any processing, mixing in one dish large number of ingredients also. Another feature characteristic of the ritualism of the process of absorption of food – not only that, the menu is bound to vary depending on the time of year and the abundance of rules of conduct at the table and handling the units are usually baffled most Europeans.

The basis of Japanese cuisine – fried rice, which is absolutely not salted, but is accompanied by various sauces and condiments. It is served in a separate bowl, almost all dishes as a garnish, and is often used as an independent meal, varying the taste by using spices. The most popular dish of rice, no doubt, “sushi” (“sushi”) – rice balls-rolls with different fillings (over 200 species), and rice balls “onigiri” or rice cakes “mochi”. Not less popular rice a special kind of noodle made from buckwheat flour – “soba” (“sobo”), which serves both cold and hot, fried and boiled in broth and with vegetables. Continue reading

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