Christmas in Japan–Spiritual or Superficial?

                                                                                            Celebrating Christmas is very popular in Japan, but December 25th is NOT a national holiday in Japan.  Japanese people work and go to school as usual. But although  only about 1% of the Japanese population is Christian (the rest are Buddhists and Shinto) Japanese Christmas is a big Day, with traditions that are uniquely…

Business-Name Card Connections

When we think of business cards, we tend to imagine convenient little cards that serve as informative tools between business acquaintances. Besides linking business people, name cards in Japan serve to create valuable networks between mothers, pet owners and the elderly. Name cards have evolved to include photos and decorative illustrations that can be assembled…