Enter The Room

In conversation with popular YouTuber Akari and her mission to bridge Japanese and Vietnamese cultures Started little over a year and a half ago by Japanese expat Akari Nakatani, the Ancari Room vlog on YouTube, which focuses on life experiences in Vietnam as well as cultural differences between Vietnam and Japan, has grown exponentially in viewership. With over 32,000 subscribers and numerous videos that have … Read more

Respect the Old, Create the New

The Japanese have a saying: On-ko-chi- shin, meaning “ask old things” to “know new things.” The Confucian proverb encourages taking lessons from the past and learning from the wisdom of the ancients in order to forge new paths. From an outsider’s perspective, Japan is all about the new. Japanese culture with its obsession towards perfectionism … Read more