Interesting Japanese Food Facts For Kids

In Japanese cuisine, noodles are frequently utilized, as they are in most other Asian cuisines. Kids love noodles kids in Japan are used to them being a part of the Japanese diet.

A number of dishes that kids enjoy in Japan are as follows:

Noodle soup (egg noodles with soup, vegetables, and meat or fish)

Udon (Thick noodle soup with tofu, pork, or veggies.) Noodles and soup are typically served in the same bowl for the hot dish. Noodles and soup are typically served in separate dishes for the cold dish.)

Soba (Thin noodle soup made with soy sauce.) Noodles and soup are frequently served in the same bowl in hot cuisine. Noodles and soup are typically served in separate bowls for cold foods.)

Yakisoba (vegetables and/or meat stir-fried with egg noodles in a soy-based sauce)

gentry (really thin noodles which are made of wheat flour)

Smin champur isoriginally from Okinawa, these is thin noodles that are stirred then fried with green onions and sometimes pork meat


plate of sushi


Because Japan is surrounded by water, there is an abundance of seafood, which is a staple of Japanese cuisine.

Sushi is a Japanese cuisine that originated in Japan (cooked rice with raw fish, vegetables, or other seafood)

Yakizakana is a Japanese word that means “the way of the (cooked whole fish)

Miso shiru asari (miso soup with small mussels called “asari”)


Meat from yakiniku

Meat from yakiniku



Until the Europeans arrived, the Japanese did not consume meat. The most popular meal was fish.

Yakiniku is a type of Japanese poetry that is written in fried slices of beef with a sweet and spicy sauce- originally Korean this is something kids love in Japan

Nikujaga, beef, potatoes, and carrots cooked in a mentuyu-based sauce

Yakitori is a Japanese dish that is prepared by grill bits of chicken staked with soy-based sauce

Schoolkids In Japan

Most students in Japan are required to wear school uniforms, as shown in the image of primary school students. School holidays in Japan are substantially shorter than in most western countries, and many Japanese students attend school for club activities or supplementary courses even on weekends and holidays.

The cherry blossom season and spring flower season are two of the most popular festivals in Japan. The Gion Matsuri, which takes place in July in Kyoto, is a traditional kimono-wearing festival. Japan is just filled with so many things to do for kids and lots of interesting facts.