Hiroshima 75th Anniversary

“Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds…” Although the history of the 20th Century is littered with significant events, there’s probably few that can match the scale and impact of the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. It marked … Read More

The Power Of Chowa

Finding Your Balance Using the Japanese Wisdom of Chowa Akemi Tanaka, who formed Bunkasai Club back in 2011, has a new book due for publication later this month titled The Power Of Chowa. The Japanese wisdom of chowa offers a … Read More

Hanami Viewing

Hanami (花見, “flower viewing”) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of the cherry blossoms. In Japan, hanami mostly consists of having an outdoor party beneath the sakura during daytime or at night Hanami at night is called … Read More

Top tips for learning Japanese

Japanese is one of the most difficult languages to learn for English speakers, not least because there are three Japanese alphabets! The sentence structure also differs from English, as it follows a different construction of subject object verb. Sentences combine … Read More