Japanese History and Culture

First Christmas in Japan, 1552

I recently visited Yamaguchi Prefecture and found out that the first Christmas ever celebrated in Japan was right there. During

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Furin Chime

Books and Ideas--Vanishing Literature Series

Yamaguchi Sake

An unofficial guide to Yamaguchi Prefecture and its nihonshu

Fukuoka Now

News, events and useful & timely information from Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan

Studentlife Historian

Dutch based History and Literary Studies Student Historical events, Historical essays, movie reviews and book reviews

The Kano Chronicles® 嘉納歴代

The Untold History of Modern Japan and Japanese Martial Arts 知らない近代日本史及武道史

Sengoku Jidai

Sengoku Jidai Sixteenth Century Japanese History

What can I do with a B.A. in Japanese Studies?

Helping people who have to say "now what?"

Kyushu Trail

Hiking trails in Kyushu, Japan

me - living life in kyushu

Family life in Japan, and other stuff