Today, bottled green tea is readily available in convenience stores and supermarkets all around the world. Starbucks and coffee chains even include matcha frozen drinks, hot and iced green teas as part of their permanent menus.
At wedding ceremonies in Okinawa, friends and relatives of marrying couples show some entertainment such as sketch comedy, dance, and music. It is not unusual for Okinawans to get together and work on their performance before the day of the ceremony.
Have you heard of Japan’s furikake? In Japanese, furikake means "to sprinkle over." Furikake are seasonings of various dried ingredients such as egg, seaweed, or sesame, made to top a bowl of plain white rice.
The famous Land of the Rising Sun is known for so many things, it’s hard to even mention them all: culture, history, pop culture, manga, anime, cosplay, sights, architecture...the list could go on and on.