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Sake

In Japanese 'sake' means any alcoolic beverage. Japanese rice alcool is calle...
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Samurai

The samurai was a warrior of high rank who served his master with a total loy...
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Sarubobo

Sarubobo is a traditional lucky character from the region of Takayama (Hida r...
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Shamisen

Shamisen is a Japanese traditional three string instrument. It is played with...
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Sheep /ram

The sheep or ram is one of the twelve Chinese zodiac signs which are also use...
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Shibori

Shiborizome includes different traditional Japanese dyeing cloth techniques. ...
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Shichi Fukujin - seven gods of fortune

The seven gods of fortune are traditional divinities of the Japanese folklore...
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Shiitake

Shiitake is an Asian cultivated mushroom. Japanese use it in a lot of dishes,...
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Shishi

The shishi lion is a mythological creature which originates from China. In Ja...
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Shogi

Shogi is the Japanese form of chess. The rules are different and flat tiles a...
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Six best waka poets

Waka is one the classical form of Japanese poetry. The six best Waka poets we...
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Snake

The snake is one of the twelve Chinese zodiac signs which are also used in Ja...
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Soramame

Soramame is a Japanese broad bean. Soramame means 'sky beans' as the pods gro...
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Soroban, japanese abacus

Soroban, the Japanese abacus, is made of a wooden frame with vertical bars on wh...
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Soy

Soybeans are a fundamental ingredient of Japanese cuisine. Soybeans are a ver...
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Strawberries

In Japan, the high season for strawberries lasts from January to March. Japan...
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Sudachi citrus

The sudachi is a mall green and round citrus fruit. It is used to flavour man...
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Sumo

Sumo is the Japanese form of wrestling. The best sumo wrestlers are famous an...
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Sushi

Sushi is a Japanese dish consisting of cooked vinegared rice with some raw fi...
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Sword

Japanese swords are famous for their very high quality blade. The most famous...
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