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Guide to Japanese colors. -- Japan, colors as a social status, kimono color according to the month, traditional color names, Japanese lesson


Man and boy in traditional formal kimono/hakama/haori set. (Patterned haori and hakama make it very formal, for such occasions as shichi-go-san or graduation) Nakamura Makoto

Bowing is a big part of Japanese culture. There are many ways, rules, and times to bow. This guide will give you some idea on how to bow, with videos, step by step instructions, and more.

Bowing in Japan

In Japan, Bowing is a gesture that expresses appreciation and respect to the person being bowed to.