- Yukio Hattori
This book is a collection of Japanese food, tableware and annual events. For each entry, we have written the Japanese pronunciation, English translation and word origin. Recently, Japanese culture, including washoku, is attracting worldwide attention. What is that gray noodle in Japan called? Can you explain the origin of sushi to your friends? Do you know how to spend the Bon vacation? You will find plentiful of information that will make you feel proud. For those of you who are interested in Japanese culture or have plans to visit Japan, this book is the one for you. However, please keep in mind that the names used here may vary by region.