Following feature appearances on several notable Japanese television programs, [Chiaki] Kuriyama made her Hollywood debut in director Quentin Tarantino’s 2004 film Kill Bill: Volume 1 as Gogo Yubari, the schoolgirl bodyguard of yakuza boss O-Ren Ishii (Lucy Liu).
An alcohol-free or non-alcoholic drink is a version of an alcoholic drink made without alcohol, or with the alcohol removed or reduced to almost zero.
Umeshu (æ¢…é…’) is a Japanese liqueur made by steeping ume fruits (while still unripe and green) in alcohol (ç„¼é…Ž shÅchÅ«) and sugar.
[Suntory‘s] business has expanded to other fields, and the company now also makes soft drinks and operates sandwich chains.
Plum blossoms are often mentioned in Japanese poetry as a symbol of spring.
The kimono (ç€ç‰©, ãã‚‚ã®) is a traditional Japanese garment. The term means “garment”; ki (ç€) means “to wear”, and mono (ç‰©) means “thing” or “object”.
Harumi Miyako (éƒ½ ã¯ã‚‹ã¿ Miyako Harumi, born 22 February 1948) is a Japanese singer of enka.