cool japan 発掘!かっこいいニッポン

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BS1 Sun. Mar. 04

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Simplification

Japan has a culture of subtractive aesthetics. By pruning and eliminating that which is unnecessary, the greatness and beauty of the essence is accentuated. This culture has been passed down to modern lifestyles and has deep roots. Words are simplified in email and conversation, and cities are full of convenient goods for saving time on housework. What eliminatory aesthetic is the world of Noh filled with? Is the eliminatory culture of Japan that is still maintained cool from the perspective of foreigners?

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