Visitors and residents of Okinawa gathered excitedly along the sides of Naha’s bustling main street as the sounds of a shamisen, a traditional Japanese three-string guitar, began to play in the distance.
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.