Tales Of Japan


1. Dreams come true

In high school I was reading books about Japan. Dream to visit this amazing country seemed sky-high, on a par with flying to the moon.

But years passed and now, I live in Japan!

I set a goal to marry and move to another country. Unfortunately, in my beloved Ukraine, I have lost hope to change things for the better in my life.

Sacking future husband was long and difficult. The truth was I didn’t want to leave for Japan. I was looking for someone who will be a father to my daughter, and I was a good husband.

There was a large correspondence with men from different countries. Hopes, disappointments, new hopes.

Letters from Japan, from my future husband, were special. It is always interesting to tell about yourself, about your family, send lots of photos. He often called us and cared for us with my daughter. I realized that this man really wants to marry me! But the final decision could be taken only after a personal meeting. And my daughter, at the invitation of the groom, flew to Japan.

Fuji welcomed us very well. Every day he showed us the sights of the Japanese. My daughter noticed that the first time, with delight and flood of impressions we exchanged with her one sentence. “look, Look! Wow. ”

A month later we got married and now I have a new family, new home and new life.

Dreams come true!

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Childbirth in Japan


Screaming Russian mom during childbirth was very surprised by Japanese doctors. All Japanese women, according to them, very patient and have exceptionally quiet.

Elena Take living in Japan for 8 years. She told “Latimore” about their experience of childbirth in this country. And about why pregnant women should not watch the fire, sitting cross-legged and eat lobster and crab.

«management of pregnancy in Japan begins with registration with the local administration. When I followed the relevant securities, thought to pop in quickly, get the book and be done with it. It was not so simple. The procedure took about forty minutes. I came out of there loaded with gifts and experiences.

Young and very polite Japanese woman gave me a whole orientation, an introductory course on pregnancy. And then I began to ask different questions: “What did you feel when You found out she was pregnant?”, “What are You most concerned about (money, husband, housing, etc.)?”, “do You Have someone who can help after the baby is born?” and so on in the same spirit. In General, to have a heart. I was given a phone number by which I could always ask my questions, if during pregnancy something would bother. Also reported that there is a free course Continue reading

Traditions of Japan


Tradition Japan the Precepts of their ancestors for Japanese it’s all: tea and the wedding ceremony has not changed over the past century, the same way kimono is worn by some representatives of the older generation as casual wear.

To celebrate the holidays added a few new “red calendar days”, but the total mass of the composition of holidays have not changed.

Minka: traditional Japanese house, minka (minka;

literally “house (-) people”) is a traditional Japanese house.

In the context of the Japanese division of society into classes were a Japanese minka dwellings of farmers, artisans and merchants, i.e.

necesarilly part of the population.

But since the class division of society had disappeared, so the word “minka” can be called any traditional Japanese house of the same age.

Minka possess a wide range of styles and sizes of performance that is significantly associated with geographical and climatic conditions and the lifestyle of the inhabitants of the house.

But in principle, minka can be divided into two types: country home (NOC;

nōka, 農農 ) and town houses (machiya-style townhouse;


“Junzi”: true, Junshi suicide (junshi, 農農 ) is sometimes translated as “murder for loyalty” and is a subspecies of traditional Continue reading

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