A student from the capital of the Country of the Rising Sun hashiyama of Utah for several years studying our language, folklore, life and customs. Our dialogue touches on a religious theme: How the Japanese relate to Islam? Does Japan Muslims whether a mosque? Who erected the first mosque in Tokyo?
Utah, are there many Muslims in the capital of Japan?
According to my observations, in Tokyo, all in Japan, a little Muslims. But with Islam there are a number of quite interesting facts. Your religion on the island for the first time brought the Tatars who immigrated to our country during the revolution. A group of Tatars at that period settled in Tokyo and established his non-profit organization. In 1938 they shared the efforts of the building of the first mosque. In the fifties many of your tribesmen had moved to other countries. Since the building of the mosque was severely dilapidated, in 1985 it had to be dismantled, and 2000, with the assistance of Turkey new building was erected the mosque. Currently, all Muslims living in Tokyo, we gather for worship in this beautiful building.
Tell me, please, what is the attitude of Your countrymen towards Muslims?
The Japanese attitude towards Muslims is normal. I studied Islam, and therefore Continue reading
Hentai is translated from Japanese as “perversion” and this term was adopted to name the genre of Japanese animation (anime), comics (manga), and also paintings with erotic scenes or sexual scenes. Quite specific with respect to Japanese aesthetics in General and sexuality in particular, has left its mark on artworks in hentai style. Its role in the development of the genre and have played some of the legal provisions in Japan relating to erotica in General. Most surprisingly, the word “hentai” has a distribution only in the Western world, with all its pure Japanese origins. In Japan to refer to what we used to call this term used very different concepts denoting specific types of hand-drawn erotica and pornography. For example, bacony (women with huge Breasts), tentacles (sex women with monsters with schupaltseobraznye members) or yaoi (gay) and so on.
We will not here consider in detail in the anime genre of hentai, or hentai-manga – this is dedicated to a sufficient number of articles are detailed and the genre itself, its history, certain types of hentai and his most well-known authors.
We are more interested in the concept of not anime hentai . but as the term is understood now in the West and in Russia. Continue reading
The center of Korean paper art introduces a unique Federation with the direction of the Korean folk art, based on unique paper crafts.
The versatility of paper is difficult to overestimate. It finds application in almost all fields of human activity. Creativity is no exception. Paper – extraordinarily expressive and malleable material. It is possible to create a whole world. There are many types of paper art.
In Korea most known for the art of folding the paper sheet, under the Japanese name origami. However, this is only one of the lines among folk paper arts. Worldwide known examples of the use of decorative paper, mainly for religious and ritual purposes. Produced by manual labor paper was not previously so accessible and cheap material, as in our days. Worked with her mostly rich people and Ministers of religion. For example, it is known that in the European monasteries of the 18th century the technique was used bumgarten when decorating religious objects and the manufacture of medallions. Spinning on the tip of the bird’s feather paper with gilded edges, the medieval masters have reached such perfection that even upon close examination of filigree paper products looked like made of pure Continue reading