Weekend Inspiration & Links

Happy Saturday Everyone!

I woke up to a grey and rainy morning today, so I thought that sharing a post with a few late links and some info from a beautiful Ukiyo-e series would be a nice idea. I hope everyone is enjoying the weekend so far. I´ll catch you later.


  • Japanese sake brewers step up U.S. production in response to growing demand {JapanTimes}
  • The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama {Museum}
  • A Friend of Mine Learned Japanese in 1 Year {JapaneseRuleOf7}
  • Delicate Watercolor Scenes of Japan by Masato Watanabe {Spoon&Tamago}
  • 5 Myths About Emperor Hirohito {Time}

*Paintings (Ukiyo-e)

Woman Admiring Plum Blossoms at Night by Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770). Edo period (1615–1868). 

Gentleman Taking Leave of His Lady on a Veranda by Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770). Edo period (1615–1868).

百人一首 素性法師  Poem by the Monk Sosei (act. 850-97) by Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770). Edo period (1615–1868).



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