Karakuri Dolls – Japanese Robots dating back Hundreds of Years

By Mike Sullivan Today Japan is very famous for robots, recently on a trip to Japan President Obama of the United States of America met ASIMO. This incredible robot from Honda can walk, go up and down stairs, and even run, and it even played football with President Obama. Japanese robotics is very advanced and […]

Japanese Noh Masks – Expressing Emotions using a Special Skill

By Ramata Cisse Many people will have heard of Kabuki (a traditional form of Japanese theatre), and perhaps they would have also heard of Noh. Noh (能), meaning talent, is a traditional Japanese musical drama. It originated in surugaku, and was performed during religious ceremonies. The act is full of singing, dancing and music. However, […]