Japan 's alluring landscape has constantly influenced Japanese lifestyle. Shinto, Japan’s original religion was born from nature around them. Japan’s big brother China, has contributed the most to the ever-evolving Japanese culture. Buddhism, architecture, philosophy, law and more were all directly influenced by China. Japan’s rich culture encompasses evolving beliefs, distinct social norms, honest etiquettes, and features of habitual existence that can only be found there.
Japan came up with putting commercials of Japanese anime, like in comics, books, games, apparel, music and even in snacks around the world. As the World got exposed the other facets of Japanese culture plus their animations, it left a significant impact on them. What’s more amazing is that even though it originated in Japan, anime spread like wildfire and managed branched out to many parts of the world (Michael Hoffman). Gone were the days where people would go out and hangout with their friends during their free time, as now anime takes over. The impact was so great that for most people, anime revolves around their life, be it travelling, during lunch, during their break or even in the toilet.
All of the above contribute a lot in building Japan’s coolness. In this article, I am going to point out a few areas which make Japan so “cool”. Recalling my memory when we had the last lecture, which is Mr. Kazuhiko Tsutsumi giving a lesson on Promoting Cool Japan to the World, he stated that many of Japan’s culture also took reference from other
Treat every person you meet with the same amount of respect, regardless of where the person works. The Sound of Silence One of the most commonly ignored rules of etiquette today seems to be the rule that each individual deserves the dignity of a bit of peace and quiet. The old adage that "Silence is golden" still holds true, but people are increasingly ignoring it on subways, in parks, in restaurants, and even in work environments. The person sitting next to you or across from you does not want to be forcibly held hostage to whatever sounds you may be listening to or making. Keep these etiquette tips in mind in order to respect other 's "sound space."
popup merchandise store worldwide, after gaining a huge number of otaku fans, they then decided to move forward to the mainstream music industry spreading the Japanese idol pop music culture and the otaku culture worldwide. Today the otaku idol music and musical culture have been well developed around the world, for instance a Japanese café called Uncle Tetsu have also recently opened up its café/theater in Sydney this year, featuring a group of Japanese idol performing every Friday night with anime clothing and otaku idol music, besides the term ‘Otaku’ is not only used by the Japanese societies nowadays but also by Caucasian, according to urban dictionary an English term ‘Weeaboo’ which rapidly used by the West, is define as “someone who is obsessed with Japanese anime and attempts to act as Japanese”, as we can also realize that the otaku culture and musical culture are developing globally with a number of anime shows, and events that continually happen every year internationally. Relationship between Japanese Fashion Subculture and Music Culture: As mentioned in the previous session, we could already acknowledged that the ‘Cosplay’ subculture is well-related with the otaku music culture, therefore otaku music culture is always well-associated with cosplay fashion, now let’s also look at the second majority fashion culture in relations with the musical culture, the ‘Visual Kei’ fashion culture; Christian and Frederick mentioned that Japanese rock music have adopted and
Summary 5 Anna Kim 2015461011 Buddhist Temples Korea must be proud of its cultural heritage that allures not only native people but also foreigners, especially, those, who are from Western countries. Foreigners come to Korea to find out answers on their questions: What Asia means to them or what is Korea. Korea attracts tourists being a developed country with fascinating shops, good service, health industry and entertainment as well as beauty and harmony of nature, mountains, festivals, cherry blossom and other. After reading Uri Kaplan text I want to try Temple stay and experience how monks live in a temple. Even if now Korea do not have an official religion, 22% the majority of population believes in Buddhism and 18% in Christianity (still
There is no exception with the relationship of Indonesia and Japan that are already quite long partnership in various fields. In the relationship with Japan, although Indonesia had become possessions to Japan, as the time goes by Indonesia and Japan find peace and establish bilateral cooperation for the sake of maintaining good diplomatic relations. Indonesia needs Japan and vice versa to helps Indonesia. Various sectors of cooperation have been running by Indonesia and Japan both in the fields of economy, trade, education, as well as cultural even culture. Japan is currently a country in Asia which quickly become one of the Asian Tigers such as China.
Other example is Asian is very introverted and restrained. They dislike touching people, they feel unusual to hug people and cheek to cheek social kiss. If anyone smiles to them on the street, they think that person is reckless. Nevertheless, American is keen on touching people while they talk and give hug to the one they know. If we do not know their culture, we may not comprehend.
Since Japan has lifetime employment, every person can look forward to a secure career with normal progression and salary increases. Therefore, each employee may devote his or her full energy to achievement of group and corporate goals. When the goals have been reached, it results in an end product of motivation.” ”Less frequently mentioned motivators still having a distinctly Japanese flavor include: drinking with fellow employees; personal, friendly leadership; an ‘at home’ and friendly atmosphere; overnight excursions; job rotation; and company sports programs. The quality of supervision, and the friendship and respect of one’s peers, appear large among the factors contributing to the high motivation level of Japanese workers.” ”Japanese business organizations use the principle of equality to motivate employees to compete and simultaneously to cooperate with one another. A good point that should be made is that individuals in Japan do compete.
There are also the uniqueness of the culture, such as languages, body language, the nice hospitality and Thai smile are the charm of Thailand in the eyes if tourists. All the action of Thai people expresses from their beliefs and values which are including culture, tradition, lifestyle, food, art, religion, painting, sculptures, architectures, literatures, music, Thai dancing and so on are called “Way of Thai or Discover Thainess for the project of Tourism Authority of Thailand”. The outstanding Thainess that popular among tourists include Thai food, Thai massage, Thai boxing, and traditional festivals that occur in every seasonal the whole year round. Discover Thainess is one of tourism attraction that will help stimulate