Japanese traditional dolls

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  • Moto: Coming to America from Japan

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    style used to present and receive them. It’s very important to only use both hands, to offer or accept a gift. Moto felt offended when Crowell didn’t appreciate his gift and said that his daughters would like them. Crowell didn’t realize that the dolls were not for playing but bore another, much more important meaning. He didn’t know that they were souvenirs and should be treated gently and accepted with respect and gratitude. In this misunderstanding it’s a little bit of both parties not knowing

  • Essay on History of Japanese Art

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    role in Japanese culture. These forms of artwork varied from everything from pottery to clay figurines. Overall, the majority of Japanese art was and still is considered to be of high importance in Japanese history. However, the most intriguing and unique form of art was the Isho-ningyo and Iki-ningyo dolls, otherwise known as the "fashion doll" and the “living doll”. Both the Isho-ningyo and the Iki-ningyo were merely two of the plentiful assortment of dolls created by the famous Japanese artisan

  • Kawaii Culture

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    One of the examples of Japanese ancient culture that is familiar to Europeans is a book of Sei Senagon, which was written during the 990s and early 11th century. It describes events of everyday life, poetry and personal thoughts about different things. For me it is interesting to touch upon the description of «beautiful things». Among others she lists sparrows, doll furniture, face written on a melon, glass pots, baby children wearing baggy kimono, bird eggs, a chicks and similar things. All this

  • Impact Of The Globalization Process Of Mattel

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    Disney Classics Dolls, Hot

  • Tokyo There Is The Epicenter For Style And Modern Culture Of Young Japanese People

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    Out of all the fashion capitals of the world one of the most underrated would be Tokyo. People think because of their traditional and work oriented lifestyles they do not have a strong sense of style. This is far from the truth. In Tokyo there is a street called Harajuku which is the epicenter for style and modern culture of young Japanese people. Harajuku received its popularity in the early 1990’s by fashion photographer Shoi Aoki, who founded the magazine FRUiTS which opened up this cultural phenomena

  • Gender Roles in Japanese Culture Essay

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    the alterations in societal advancement. The changes in societal and cultural development over the course of history can be thoroughly recognized in specifically Japanese culture. Although gender roles in Japanese culture deviates from western norms, perpetual emphasis is placed in adopting desirable characteristics for men

  • The Buddha Vairocana And Buddhism

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    Buddhism was introduced into Japan in Nara Period through Korea, with only some scripts in Chinese writing. At the time, Japanese find their country in lack of civilization like writing and cultural religion. By sending people to China to accept more doctrine from foreign countries, different Buddhism schools are developed later in time. During the end of Heian Period, one of the popular sect is dedicated to Shingon, which is established by a monk named “Kukai”. Buddha Vairocana is one of many Buddhas

  • Why Learn Japanese Language Essay

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    Why learn the Japanese language? -Discovering the Japan’s culture- Japan has developed a distinct, original and unique culture, the base of a glorious civilization. Japanese civilization flourished and redefined a new interest and a great emotional involvement in the arts. Traditional Japanese arts include Ikebana, origami, Ukiyo-e, handicraft (dolls), poetry, performances (bunraku, Kabuki, noh, rakugo), special traditions (games, Onsen, sento, tea ceremony, budo, architecture, gardening, swords)

  • American vs. Japanese Culture Essay

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    Psychological anthropology is the study of individuals and their personalities and identities, within particular cultural contexts. In this paper I will identify two different cultures in the world which are the American and Japanese. Then, I will examine their traditions through various life cycles. Based on the behaviors, customs, and beliefs of each of the two cultures, I will discuss how personalities and identities are formed and shaped within the two different cultures. Finally, I will be giving

  • Relic From Camp Summary

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    of ten Japanese American Internment Camp. Upon the soil, Kristine placed internees’ relic. She visited and interviewed each of internees’ family, and she borrowed the relic from them. We can see the testaments she collected: “photographs, dolls, zoris (sandals), tools, articles of clothing, and various other items”(1) She wanted to show that Japanese Americans still enjoyed their life’s simple pleasures even though they were surrounded by abatis and armed guards. That is because Japanese Americans