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.

OPEN-AIR BATH

露天風呂[ROTEN-BURO]

An open-air bath typically situated as an annex to a hotel or ryokan. While soaking in roten-buro, you can enjoy watching beautiful natural sceneries, such as plush green hills, mountains covered with bright autumn leaves, a spectacular ocean view, or a star-filled night sky. Whether or not a ryokan has roten-buro can significantly influence travelers’ choices. How invigorating it is to watch from roten-buro a ship sailing far across the horizon. Can they see me naked? Nah...