Be More Japan: The Art of Japanese Living


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Be More Japan: The Art of Japanese Living Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Dorling Kindersley Ltd Language: English ISBN: 9780241385586 Category:

In love with all things Japan or looking to absorb a little Japanese wisdom into your daily life? From the philosophies of ikigai and wabi sabi to kitsch karaoke nights and futuristic robot restaurants; traditional tea ceremonies and tranquil onsen dwellings to cosplay culture and J-Pop megastars; Japan is full of intriguing contradictions. Though renowned for its ultramodern capital Tokyo – a sprawling neon-lit metropolis straight from the pages of a science fiction novel – Japan is still deeply rooted in ancient tradition. And while the country runs with clockwork precision, the cultural life of the inhabitants is transformed with the changing of the seasons, a testament to the enduring power of nature’s rhythms. With each page alive with facts, history and inspiration, Be More Japan unlocks the secrets behind modern Japanese living – whether you’re eating sushi in London or enjoying the cherry blossoms in San Francisco. And if you’re dreaming of a future trip to Japan this book will get you closer to your destination before you’ve even departed.

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Get a taste of life in the land of the rising sun from home with Be More Japan... Colourful pictures add to the text of this well-designed coffee table book that will have you dreaming of the Far East. * Daily Mail *