While the term “self-care” is having a bit of a moment in the UK and America right now, it’s existed in many forms in East Asia for centuries. And it’s not just face masks and hashtags on social media, Japanese self-care includes rituals, mindfulness and practising healthy habits. …

Over the years, the popularity of ‘Anime Subscription Boxes’ has boomed. Combining monthly subscriptions for Anime fans is a great way to express their loyalty as part of the Anime community. Anime Subscription Boxes help you discover more about the anime you like in the form of collectibles and apparel…

Face masks have seen an impact on global fashion trends as a result of Covid 19. Anime masks are now becoming an essential accessory for showcasing style while remaining virus-free over time in Japan.

Even before Covid 19, the average Japanese person used 43 masks a year, considerably more than…

We’re big fans of Japanese music as you may have noticed. At Nakama, we’ve promoted Japanese Ongaku Yoru in London and always swap tracks with each other on new finds from contemporary and past artists. One genre of Japanese music has always spoken to me is Enka.

Enka is music…

Japan Nakama

Japan Nakama are a London based online publication that investigates and explores all aspects of Japanese Culture.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store