Wanna be an evangelist of Japanese culture: October 2011

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Hideyoshi Toyotomi

Hideyoshi Toyotomi was a subordinate of Nobunaga Oda.
He was a so-called upstart, he became a general from a farmer.
He achieved a first rule of the whole country of Japan in Warring States Period.
However, he was not able to fulfill the dream.
It was to hand over his position to his son.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Nobunaga Oda

Nobunaga Oda was a General who lived in the Medieval Period.
He adopted the innovative method of politics and military affairs , and he ruled a great deal of Japan's territory.
But he was short-tempered by nature, and slighted his subordinate.
For that reason, he was killed by Mitsuhide Akechi who was his subordinate.

Monday, October 3, 2011


Soba is one of the famous Japanese noodle.
Soup has been made based on soy sauce,and the depth of soup has a difference in East Japan and West Japan.
Soba contains Rutin, which is said to be effective in hypertension.

Sunday, October 2, 2011


Sushi is one of the most famous Japanese foods.
How to make it,you put "neta"(fish and shellfish) on the "shari"(vinegared rice).
But genuine Sushi which is made by sushi chiefs is very expensive.
So,many Japanese go to the sushi-go-round or buy the low-priced sushi sold at the super-market.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Japanese-style toilet

Japanese-style toilets existed in Japan since ancient.
When you use these, it's necessary for you to stoop down in the toilet.
Although it had spread through ordinary homes widely,there are many people using a Western-style toilets,so the number of Japanese-style toilets is becoming fewer recently.