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If you ever go to Japan, here are some things you should knowâ€Śabout foodâ€ŚFirst, If you ever go to a Japanese restaurant and eat, the waiters or waitresses give you moist towels before or with your meal. Some of the most popular restaurants in Japan are KFC, Planet Bombay, and The Hibachi Steakhouse, etc.
Another weird, yet interesting fact, is that Japanese people love corn, sesame seeds, and mayo on their pizza. If you want takeout pizza in Japan, it takes 1 to 3 hours, because itâ€™s so large. One more thing about pizza, is that Japanese people like octopus and squid on their pizza, and for birthdays they decorate a pizza like a cake with frosting and all.
Do you like grapes in apple season? Or pineapple in banana season? Well, in Japan if itâ€™s grape season, thatâ€™s the only fruit they eat. Even if you hated that fruit or vegetable you would have to eat it. If you have fruit, you only get small portions.
Before we move on to traditions and history, we have to tell you about some foods Japanese people eat regularly. One food is Bento, which is rice, vegetables, and meat. Daifuko is a soy flour covered bread with meat inside. One last food fact is that 85% of Japanese people have never eaten turkey.
Now weâ€™re moving on to traditions for four different subjects. The subjects are Christmas, weddings, birthdays, and religion traditions. First, religion. The two main religions Japanese people practice are Buddhism and Shinto. Buddhism has been around in Japan from about the 16th century, and Shinto originated in Japan and has been around for about 3000 years.
Don, don, don, don! Here comes the bride! One fact I learned about wedding traditions is that the bride wears a veil only to hide her horns of jealousy, from the groomâ€™s mom, who will be the head of the house when the bride and groom come home. As most people know, Japanese people love karaoke, so for the bride and grooms after party, all the guests sing karaoke and do skits.
Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right down Santa Claus lane! Now Christmas traditions. Letâ€™s start off with the trees. Japanese trees are usually artificial and very small. Also, instead of using lights and ornaments to decorate a tree, they use origami and ribbons. One last fact about Japanese Christmases is that 73% of Japanese people have sponge cake on Christmas day.
The last set of traditions is for birthday traditions. Back a long time ago, Japanese kids under the ages of 3, 5 and 7 died before they even turned 3, 5 or 7. So, when children turn 3, 5 or 7 they get to go to a temple and receive gifts and sweets from the priests. One more fact is that thereâ€™s a Japanese festival called â€œShichi-Go-Sanâ€? which means 7-5-3.
Now on the subject of clothing. A type of popular shoes are called geta sandals. Geta sandals were termed geta because of the clack clack sound they make when walking. It takes tons of practice to be able to walk in geta sandals and the most familiar geta sandals Americans know about and wear are the wooden geta sandals.
Old traditional costumes are rarely used and when they are worn it’s only for festive occasions. Kimonos are called “yukata” and are worn by both men and women. An accessory to a kimono is a fan, which is decorated with flowers of the season.
Kimonos consist of four main strips of fabric. Japanese techniques of weaving and dyeing were originally borrowed from Korea and China. Japan, Korea, and China were presented in bolts of silk and brocade. Thanks for reading Japanese for ダミー.
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Published on Feb 2, 2010
Published on Feb 2, 2010
Japanese For ダミー If you ever go to Japan, here are some things you should know…about food…First, If you ever go to a Japanese restaurant and...