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Japanese Kanji calligraphy on signboard

Japanese Kanji calligraphy on the signboard at the UDON shop and Izakaya in Tokyo. Beautiful isn’t it? An izakaya is a type of Japanese drinking establishment which also serves food to accompany the drinks....

Justin Bieber’s Kanji Tattoo

Justin Bieber’s tattoo is a Japanese Kanji symbol that means “music,” which is clearly something important to Bieber. The character has multiple translations, and can also happen to mean bent, crooked or wrong. Most...

Japanese Kanji Symbols for FUROSHIKI design

Fish “Furoshiki” which contains various fish for Sushi, written in Japanese Kanji and Hiragana. Furoshiki are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth traditionally used to transport clothes, gifts, or other goods. The design...