Let us briefly explain what kinds of green teas there are in Japan.
The most common tea you will find in Japan. Around 60% of the green tea produced in Japan is this one. In Japan, tea, in general, are called Ocha 【お茶：おちゃ】. When Japanese people refer to the word Ocha, most of the time, they refer to this Sencha. So in this article, we will also be referring to this.
In Japan, just like black tea, there is the first flush. This Bancha is any tea that comes after the first flush, The second lot or the third lot. Relatively low in caffeine content, so it is easier on the body.
The luxury range of green tea due to its complicated growing process. This tea contains less tannin, so it doesn't release the bitterness as much as other range of green tea.
The tea that takes the most effort to make. This tea in addition to the growing process of Gyokuro, goes through steaming and drying, then goes through a process where leaf veins and stems are manually removed, then ground into a fine powder form that we normally see.
There are many more kinds of green tea in Japan, but most of them are a derivative of any of the above.
So, in this article, we will compare the Sencha and Matcha