Category: Japanese Culture

The Hall of the Lotus King

Sanjūsangen-dō (三十三間堂) or Hall of the Lotus King, is a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama District of Kyoto, Japan. The temple hall is considered to be Japan’s longest wooden structure….
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Masters of Japanese Anime

Anime is technically an abbreviation of “animation” in Japanese. It references all types of animation. Outside Japan however, anime is used to refer specifically to…
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