Writer: Meri Roldan

Screenwriter, amateur home chef, night owl. A woman of many ephemeral hobbies and a soft spot for inexpensive travels.

Past and present jobs include English teacher, bartender, restaurant kitchen staff and Producer for animation and VFX, in no particular order. 

From Patagonia, Argentina and living in Japan since May 2018. Can’t say ramen has nothing to do with why I’m here.

Tatami – a Tradition Still Very Much Alive in Japan

Nowadays, when it comes to practicing sports, though, the tatami used are industrially manufactured mats that, using modern and more affordable materials, mimic the firmness/fluffiness of the original ones. But that doesn’t mean that traditional (a.k.a. ‘real’ tatami) are a thing of the past. Quite the opposite!

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