- Hiromi Ichida
This book is a collection of Japanese Traditional Clothing and Performing Arts. For each entry, we have written the Japanese pronunciation, English translation and word origin. Recently, Japanese culture is attracting worldwide attention. What is that black kimono you see at weddings called? What exactly is kumadori? And how can I explain kesa in English? 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.