An amusing explanation of the meaning and cultural background behind the Japanese proverb 及ばぬ鯉の滝登り "Waterfall climbs of feeble Koi".
An amusing explanation of the meaning and cultural background behind the Japanese proverb 虎穴に入らずんば孤児を得ず "No entry into a tiger's den brings about no capture of its cub"
An amusing explanation of the meaning and cultural background behind the Japanese proverb 女心と秋の空 "The minds of women and the autumn sky."
"Japanese culture, once upon a time, encouraged and celebrated sex openly. Now we do so secretly." Shungas are windows to the sexually liberal lives and ideologies of 17th to 19th century Japanese people. And simply fun to look at, too.
Observing these simple business etiquettes will win you respect from your Japanese counterparts instantly.
Job retention in Japan is second highest in the world - employees stay at an organization for an average of 12 years. The cultural reason behind it.
Life was hard, and short, as a samurai. In battle, at home, at their work desk, death was always right around the corner, even after Japan had entered a long period of peace. But their stoicism is to be loved.
Influencer marketing and SEO. Some important marketing lessons applicable to business today can be learnt from equivalents 16th century Edo.
While Japan has kept COVID-19 casualties minimal, its culture has been taking damage slowly. How will Japanese culture be expressed now that it cannot be in traditional manners?