Studio Ghibli’s Movies

Studio Ghibli’s Movies

Studio Ghibli’s Movies Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation film studio created in 1985 and headquartered in Koganei (Tokyo prefecture). It was founded by Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata and the producer Toshio Suzuki. Ghibli is commonly known as the “Disney of Japan”...
Kyoto – in the eyes of the tourist (part III)

Kyoto – in the eyes of the tourist (part III)

Today we’ll continue our stroll around magical Kyoto. If You ever go there, You should visit as well: Mount Kurama — according to some local beliefs and superstitions, the top of the mountain is a home of tengu – goblin like creatures, who have human and...
Kyoto – in the eyes of the tourist (part II)

Kyoto – in the eyes of the tourist (part II)

Today we would like to continue our stroll around Kyoto’s best places. The absolute must-see are: Nijo-jo — palace in the centre of Kioto. In the past it was an official residence of Tokugawa shogun. Today it’s visited by many tourists, who’d like to...
Kyoto – in the eyes of the tourist (part I)

Kyoto – in the eyes of the tourist (part I)

Kyoto is one of the most beautiful cities of Japan. There’s a plethore of amazing places, which are visited by millions of tourists yearly. Our favourite ones are: Pontocho — small alley which starts from Shijo-dori and runs until Sanjo-dori, close to the Kamo...
Bento – snack for school, work, but not only!

Bento – snack for school, work, but not only!

Japanese do not prepare sandwiches for their children as a second breakfest. Instead, they repare bento: boiled rice with different things, i.e. meat, fish, vegetables. Some of them can be really elaborate! I.e. all ingredients are arranged in such a way, that it...
Takarazuka Revenue

Takarazuka Revenue

Takarazuka Revenue was created in 1913, in Takarazuka city. Only women can play in it: those, who act as men are called otokoyaku (男役), and those, who play women –  musumeyaku (娘役). Costiums, scenography  and light is quite lavish, and the plays –...