千葉大学文化祭- Chiba University Fetsival

Around Fall is the time for Japanese Universities to hold their so called "Bunkasai", which means cultural festival. It is an opportunity for future students to discover a University in a mostly fun way. I went my the cultural festival of Chiba University with a soon to be University Student friend of mine. However we... Continue Reading →

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日本料理- Japanese Food

I have now been ask a few times what I have been eating all this time; whether my diet consisted of sushi (すし) only? And even though I have been mainly consuming traditional Japanese cuisine, sushi is not all it has to offer. First of all let's start with the basics. As many of you... Continue Reading →

部活- Clubs

One of the most important things during high school life in Japan might be the after school clubs. You spent so much time with those who have similar interests and make friends for life. My German school didn't have any real clubs in which you could participate after the lesson. There where only project groups... Continue Reading →

制服- Uniform

For my real school uniform has finally arrived I believe it is an appropriate time to adress that topic. The majority of schools in Japan require their students to wear a school uniform. Every school has their own uniform which makes it easy to differentiate between schools. A girls uniform usually consists of a skirt... Continue Reading →

神社 – Shintō

There are two major religions practiced in Japan. Buddhism is one the other is Shintō. As a consequence of many historic events, Buddhist Temple and Shintō Shreins are hardly separated or distinguishable. From what I have noticed people do not seem to be severe about taking part in solely one religion. Shintō is an ethnic... Continue Reading →

書道- calligraphy

Students of my school can choose from three different artistic subject. Art class, music class, or 'shodo' Japanese calligraphy. As I have no musical talent my choice laid between art and calligraphy. Argued that in the calligraphy class I may experience more of the traditional culture I chose it. In my first class I practiced... Continue Reading →

After one week

Beeing integrated well into the class I didn't notice how one whole week had passed. On the first day that I went to school I was a bit anxious. Especially while walking from the train station to school. Because I don't have a school uniform yet I wore my "fake uniform" consisting of a white... Continue Reading →

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