Category: Trivia

Kirei or Kawaii 0

Kirei vs. Kawaii: What’s the Difference in Meaning?

As I wrote in this article, Kirei (きれい/綺麗) is a synonym for Utsukushii (うつくしい/美しい), meaning beautiful. And Kawaii (かわいい/可愛い), which makes up an indispensable part of the Japanese subculture, can also mean beautiful. Kawaii...

Fresh Natto 0

What is Fresh Natto?

Natto (納豆) is a superfood of Japanese origin made from fermented soybeans bringing various health benefits if rightly consumed. The food smells like rotten beans that can harm you, but it is arguably on...