Fukai Nihon 深い日本 - Shades from Japan
Kokkuri こっくり or 狐狗狸 is a “game” (although the term wouldn't be appropriate) that involves using some sort of ouija board to communicate with spirits. The name derives from the spirit that is usually evoked in the session, in fact this practice can often be found with different names. In vogue among teenagers, especially among students, in Japan it collects conflicting opinions, between those who think it's just a game and those who think that certain things are not to be played around with.
Japanese school uniforms, called seifuku 制服, are an important part of Japanese school culture. They are compulsory uniforms for primary and secondary school students and are also used in some universities. But they have gone beyond the mere scholastic aspect, becoming a pop icon and beyond.
Japan is a country that has made a lifestyle of contradictions and eccentricities: East and West, tradition and modernity, silence and noise merge, creating unexpected results, and it is precisely an unusual peculiarity that this article deals with.
Japan is known for its unique and innovative culture, which is also reflected in the hospitality industry. One of the most interesting concepts is that of capsule hotels, an economical and functional solution for tourists that has gained more and more popularity in recent years.