Sweden – the land of the rising sun, the mysterious land on the Eastern edge of the world. Its territory – a small group of Islands in the Pacific, but Japan’s influence in the political, economic and cultural terms extends practically to the whole world. Here all is unusual: and climate, hot in the South with palm trees, and very cold in the North, where for four months out of the year there is snow; and the story, more like a mysterious legend than a reality; and the structure of society, which the uninitiated European often resembles an anthill, but it allowed Japan to enter the top ten countries – world leaders. It is ruled by the Emperor. In the country the sacred customs of their ancestors, and yet, Tokyo is one of the most modern and largest cities in the world. Japan is another civilization, is largely incomprehensible to us, yet it is good to come, to see how it blossoms Sakura, or as the fire darkens the sky over the cone of Fuji, and in order to understand the mysterious Japanese soul.
The capital of Japan – Tokyo, is one of the most populous cities in the world. The four main Islands of Japan and numerous small islets stretches for approximately 1,500 miles (2,400 km), from Hokkaido in the northeast to the island of Nansei (South of Kyushu) in the southwest. Continue reading
The history of meat consumption in Japan, Japanese Kobe beef, serves Sukiyaki and shabu-shabu, as well as “Sukiyaki song” in this review.
About the best beef in the world we will talk later, and while the tradition of meat consumption in Japan, the tradition of the story is much more meandering than in Europe, for example.
Developing the topic, the semi-official journal for Japanese abroad «Nipponia” were noted in his review of the history of Japanese food culture:
” the History of Japan includes the many centuries when eating the meatof mammals was forbidden. The first prohibition act was released in 675 g . after little more than a century after the arrival of Buddhism.
In the VII and VIII centuries, when a new ascended the throne, the Emperor issued another Imperial edict prohibits consumption of meat. This was associated with Buddhist beliefs . according to which killing an animal is evil. Re-publication of the edict is explained, most likely, that wasn’t so easy to give up meat. However, by the tenth century it had stopped eating. 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