Author Archives: Toki

Коммодор Перри вернулся. С ним в два раза больше кораблей и в два раза больше решительности. И хотя развязка этой истории ясна заранее, давайте посмотрим…

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8 июля 1853 года четыре огромных пускающих столбы дыма корабля приблизились к побережью небольшого приморского городка Урага на полуострове Идзу и навсегда изменили ход японской…

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In the second part of Yokai Explained, I’ll tell you how strict censorship made yokai superstars of the Edo period, which Japanese monster made a big fuss in 19th century London and New York and why in the 21st century we are still fascinated by yokai, creating more and more of them all the time.

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We all love something cooling during the summer heat. And what can be more refreshing than a spooky story that makes you shiver.

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You voted for it, so today I’ll look into a long history of nabe hot pot cuisine in Japan, millions of its seasonal and regional varieties and give you a few tips on picking the best pot for your nabe (spoiler alert: you can use pretty much anything).

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The second part of Michizane’s story starts with his exile to the island of Kyushu, where he dies. And then the unexpected happens…

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This time I’ll tell you about a scholar and a poet, a man, worshipped by his enemies and loved by high-schoolers.

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This time I want to tell you the story of the most glamorous building in Japan – the Golden Pavilion.

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In this episode, I’m going to talk about the sacred deer of Nara. Because they are cute and all, but there is so much more to their story.

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В этом эпизоде я предлагаю вам получше познакомиться с самой главной приправой японской кухни – соевым соусом, узнать его историю и процесс изготовления и понять…

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