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Entertainment in Japan
Entertainment in Japan
Entertainment in Japan
Entertainment in Japan
Entertainment in Japan
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Entertainment in Japan
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Entertainment in Japan

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  • 1. Japan By:Mychelle F.
  • 2. Entertainment in Japan
    • There are many types of entertainment in Japan.
    • Karaoke
    • J-Pop
    • amusement parks
    • department stores
    • hot springs
    • Manga and Anime
    • Enka
  • 3. Karaoke
    • Karaoke is the singing of the lyrics of a song to its instrumental version.
    • The lyrics are displayed on a screen.
    • Karaoke has its origin in Japan but is now popular around the world.
    • Modern karaoke shops consist of several private rooms (karaoke boxes) that are each equipped with a karaoke player, screens, and microphones.
    • Nowadays private home karaoke players are also popular.
  • 4. J-Pop
    • Japanese pop music sounds similar to Western pop music.
    • The lyrics are mostly in Japanese.
    • Many songs contain some English expressions or have an English title.
    • The celebrities of the J-Pop scene are very popular and appear frequently in various television programs.
    • J-Pop and its celebrities enjoy also a certain popularity in other Asian countries.
  • 5. Amusement Parks
    • Amusement parks are very popular and numerous in Japan.
    • The most popular one is Tokyo Disney Resort.
    • Tokyo Disney Resort is especially popular among young women and couples.
    • Besides Tokyo Disney Resort, there are countless other amusement parks of all kinds.
    • It is located only about 15 minutes by train from Tokyo station.
  • 6. Department Stores
    • Department stores typically feature women's clothing on many of their floors.
    • Additional floors have men's and children's clothes, and home furnishings.
    • Basement floors usually house a food department.
    • The top floors are restaurant floors featuring various types of restaurants like Japanese, Chinese, Western, etc.
    • The largest shopping zones in Tokyo are Shinjuku, Ginza and Shibuya, where several department stores can be found side by side.
  • 7. Hot Springs
    • Natural hot springs (onsen) are numerous and highly popular across Japan.
    • Every region of the country has its share of hot springs and resort towns, which come with them.
    • There are many types of hot springs, distinguished by the minerals dissolved in the water.
    • Different minerals provide different health benefits.
    • All hot springs are supposed to have a relaxing effect on your body and mind.
  • 8. Manga and Anime
    • Manga has been developed from a unique mixture of ukiyo-e and foreign drawing styles.
    • Literally, the word `manga' means random pictures.
    • Manga depicted satirical and humorous cartoons in the `one picture' or `four picture' format.
    • Once a Manga cartoon gains enough popularity, the producers look to convert it into an Anime.
    • Based on the target audience of men, women, children and teenagers, manga and anime encompass a variety of subjects, including action, sci-fi, fantasy and comedy.
    • Famous Japanese manga and anime artist, Dr. Osamu Tezuka, is widely known as the father of story-based Japanese manga cartoons.
    • His popular creations include Phoneix, Kimba the White Lion, Astro Boy, Princess Knight, Black Jack and Adolf.
  • 9. Enka
    • Enka was Japanese popular music before and following WW2.
    • Nowadays, enka music is most popular among the older generations.
    • Many enka songs deal with topics such as unlucky love and nostalgia.
    • Enka singers, especially women, usually perform wearing a kimono.
    • A kimono is a loose robe.
  • 10. Conclusion Japanese culture is very interesting. I learned a lot about the entertainment in Japan by doing this PowerPoint. The End! =)

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