Entries Tagged as 'cool Japan'

火曜日, 8月 30th, 2011

The best beaches in Japan and overseas 20

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The best beaches in Japan and overseas 20

The word of mouth travel site “TripAdvisor” announced the total of “Japan & overseas best beaches 20” from the word of mouth of Japanese tourists. Okinawa prefecture/Miyakojima’s “Yonaha maehama Beach” was chosen as Japan’s best beach 2 years in a row.
Yonaha maehama Beach is claimed to be the number 1 beach in the orient, [...]

火曜日, 6月 21st, 2011

The top 20 “most popular foreign tourists spots in Japan”

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The top 20 “most popular foreign tourists spots in Japan”

The top 20 “most popular foreign tourists spots in Japan” presented by TripAdvisor(R)”
The world’s biggest word of mouth traveling site “TripAdvisor(R)” announced the top 20 “most popular foreign tourists spots in Japan” based on the ratings posted by foreign tourists on the site (http://www.tripadvisor.jp/HotSpotsJapan). In 1st place is Hiroshima prefecture’s Miyajima (Ikushima temple) [...]

水曜日, 8月 11th, 2010

What is the Japanese taste that satisfies even foreigners? “Survey on foreign visitors in Japan 2009”

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What is the Japanese taste that satisfies even foreigners? “Survey on foreign visitors in Japan 2009”

What is the Japanese taste that satisfies even foreigners? “Survey on foreign visitors in Japan 2009”
According to a 2009 survey targeting foreigners visiting Japan which was carried out by the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), their “greatest expectation” out of Japan during their stay was primarily the “meals.” This was the first time food ranked [...]

月曜日, 7月 12th, 2010

“Cool Japan” – Idols, movies, actors

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“Cool Japan” – Idols, movies, actors

As a continuation of the previous “cool Japan,” this time I’d like to introduce what idols, movies, and actors Japanese consider being “cool Japan.”
The idol group, “Arashi” placed first, with 53.8% of people thinking they should be “cool Japan.” Arashi had 76.8% with girls in their teens, 68.8% with women in their 20’s, 59.2% with [...]

金曜日, 7月 2nd, 2010

Cool Japan – Studio Ghibli

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Cool Japan – Studio Ghibli

The reason why Japanese people strongly support Studio Ghibli works as being “cool Japan.”
Tokyo Polytechnic University found that in a recent study, out of all movies that they would like to introduce to the rest of the world, every generation picked Studio Ghibli films as number one. Seventy-six percent of Japanese people supported Studio Ghibli.

金曜日, 6月 11th, 2010

Japanese thoughts of “cool Japan”

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Japanese thoughts of “cool Japan”

Anime, manga (comic books), fashion and other aspects of Japanese culture have been receiving worldwide attention, called “cool Japan.” A survey was carried out by the Tokyo Polytechnic University in which the main question was, “What area of Japanese culture would you like to introduce to the rest of the world?” The survey was completed [...]