Japanese Culture and Daily Life

This page is the digital version of "A Day in the Life" series and "Japanese Culture now" series published in The Japan Forum Newsletter and Takarabako, which focuses on
familiar aspects of everyday Japanese culture. One of our aims is to foster ideas and material for Japanese language classes by providing a window on Japanese culture and people. Depending on the computer equipment you have, you can print the PDF files as they are or copy and paste text data from them as needed for worksheets or other purposes. While most of the original newsletters were printed in two colors, for the HTML-fomat pages, we have added the original color photos wherever possible. These full-color resources will help teachers create materials of higher quality.


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Volunteer Movement Gains Momentum
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The Joy of Photography
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Gifts from Animals to People
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Manga: Japan’s Favorite Entertainment Media
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Developing Robots for Daily Life
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Traditional Games Making a Comeback
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Seeking a Better Society for Children of Multicultural Backgrounds
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Soccer as a Popular Sport: Putting Down Roots in Japan
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Theme Parks: Out-of-the-Ordinary Worlds
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