There are many different gastronomic styles within noodles. Common to them all is that they are suitable for a busy workday.
Yep, the Japanese are just as busy as everyone else. They just do not want to compromise on their health. What I mean is that even though they are thunderously busy, their fast food must still be healthy.
In Japan, there are 8 different kinds of noodles.
Most noodles are made on wheat or buckwheat though, with the exception of one which is made on konnyaku.
On the noodle soup course for beginners, you will learn how to make 2 different tasty noodle soups as they are served at restaurants in Tokyo. You can read more about the course here.