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Description - Japan in 100 Words: From Anime to Zen: Discover the Essential Elements of Japan by Ornella Civardi

As its title suggests, this book captures the essence of Japanese life and culture in 100 key words - with insightful texts and charming images. From well-known icons like Zen, kawaii and anime to lesser-known aspects of the culture like irori and katana, Japan in 100 Words covers it all.

In this delightful book readers will learn about:

  • Fugu - The carefully prepared delicacy of poisonous blowfi sh
  • J-pop - The wildy popular musical genre
  • Karoshi - Literally translated as "death from overwork"
  • Omiai - The Japanese version of arranged marriages

Beautiful watercolour illustrations bring the culture to life - making this the perfect addition to every Japanophile's library and a fun and useful guide for first time visitors.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9784805316214
Format: Hardback
(203mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Tuttle Publishing
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publish Date: 17-Aug-2021
Country of Publication: United States

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