Animated Pictograms

Fun and easy-to-understand presentation of historical culture and traditional customs that are uniquely Japanese.

  • VISIT TO TEMPLE / SHIRINE
  • BOWING
  • POUNDING RICE CAKE
  • HAILING A CAB / TAXI
  • TAKING A BATH
  • WATER ABLUTION
  • TEA CEREMONY
  • RHYTHMIC CLAPPING AT CELEBRATIONS
  • RIDING THE TRAIN

About The Project

EXPERIENCE JAPAN PICTOGRAMS were developed to provide visual support for tourists in Japan.
For more information about the objectives and design concept of the project, please click here.

Request

If you would like us to create new PICTOGRAMS for you or have other requests, please contact us here.

SUSHI

寿司[SUSHI]

Sushi is probably the most well-known Japanese food made of vinegared rice (“shari”) and pieces of fish and other food items (“neta”). There are many different types of sushi, such as nigiri, small rice balls with neta on top; makizushi, shari and neta rolled in dried seaweed sheets; and chirashizushi, a dish in which seafood, vegetables, etc., are spread over shari. Many people do not use chopsticks when they eat nigiri or makizushi.. Is it not considered bad manners in Japan. Interesting...