News Letter

TOKUTOKUYA News vol.19 [February, 2019]

Do you know Namahage in Japan? Namahage of Japan was certified as an intangible cultural asset of UNESCO in 2018. Long time ago, the five demons that the warrior of the Han came along robbed the village, including plundering crops and daughters. The troubled villagers promised “I will give my daughter if you can load … [Read more]

TOKUTOKUYA News vol.18 [January, 2019]

Happy New Year!! I would appreciate your favor in this year. I wish you a wonderful year for everyone. I am sure that Japanese children love the New Year. I think there are three reasons. The first reason is that they can eat special and delicious New Year dishes. The second thing is that they … [Read more]

TOKUTOKUYA News vol.17 [December, 2018]

Topic 1 We have a Japanese stew called “Nabet” in Japan. Nabe one of the dish that is simmered with various ingredients in a large pot. In old days there was a traditional cooking stove called “Irori”, where it was a habit to eat foods boiled cooked. By boiling a lot of ingredients in a … [Read more]

TOKUTOKUYA News vol.16 [November, 2018]

There are not so many countries in the world where you can see autumn leaves, but Japanese autumn leaves are very beautiful. Only trees with autumn leaves are deciduous trees, but areas where many deciduous trees are present are limited to coastal areas of East Asia such as Japan, parts of Europe, east of North … [Read more]

TOKUTOKUYA News vol.15 [October, 2018]

Topic 1 Hello, this is ECI. Do you like Japanese food? I will introduce you Japanese snacks this month. What do you think of when talking about snacks? There must be potato chips, gummies, chocolates, and so on. There are many opinions about Japanese sweets for “little amount” and “packing too much”, but the secret … [Read more]