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 (梅酒) is a Japanese liqueur made by steeping ume fruits (while still unripe and green) in alcohol (焼酎 shōchū) 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 (着物, きもの) is a traditional Japanese garment. The term means “garment”; ki (着) means “to wear”, and mono (物) means “thing” or “object”.
Harumi Miyako (都 はるみ Miyako Harumi, born 22 February 1948) is a Japanese singer of enka.