Influencer marketing and SEO. Some important marketing lessons applicable to business today can be learnt from equivalents 16th century Edo.
At the end of the age of samurais, samurai warrior ISHIKAWA Jōzan pursued happiness in life.
Why do Power Rangers, originally a Japanese kids TV content franchise, give a self-introduction every time they go into battle, and why do villains just patiently wait for them to finish? The Power Ranger series in Japan are the same deal. There is in fact an interesting historical/cultural background to their absurd behaviors - in the lives of Japanese samurais 400 to 800 years ago.
An explanation of Shintoism and how almost all Japanese people are Shinto, in 11 minutes.
Show host Kyota Ko takes you on a virtual tour through the now and then of the Tokyo Station neighborhood. Get out your ear pods and Google Maps!
More than half of companies that are 2 centuries old or above in the world are in Japan. There are around 40 Japanese companies that are 5 centuries old. The secret to longevity lies in its unique history, the business culture and the national culture of Japan.
Japanese boy bands cast young boys with feminine facial features and hairless skin, and girls are crazy about them. Legendary Kabuki actors throughout its 400-year history are all known for pulling off the sexiest female roles, and grabbed the heart [...]
In many Japanese myths and manga and anime, heroes are foreigners who come from outside the community. This has to do with Japan's history of seeing innovation almost always being brought from overseas. We don't know the author's real intent, but Dragon Ball is a representative example of the Japanese cultural idea about heroes.