Japan in 100 Words: From Anime to Zen: Discover the Essential Elements of Japan
Languages: Japanese, English
Author: Ornella Civardi & Gavin Blair
Illustrator: Ayano Otani
Readers will learn more about:Chochin--decorative lanterns seen everywhere from shrines and temples to izakayaFugu--the very carefully prepared delicacy of poisonous blowfishJ-pop--the now widely popular musical genreKaroshi--literally translated as "overwork death"Omiai--the Japanese version of an arranged marriageAnd much more!
The beautiful full-color illustrations bring these ideas, places and objects to life--making it the perfect addition to any Japanophiles library or a fun and useful introductory guide for a first-time visitor to Japan.
Dimensions: 15.24 x 2.54 x 20.57 cm
Publication date: 2021