Due to our total lack of creativity at the moment (ending the year with a bang, I’m tellin’ ya), we thought we’d do exactly what you’d expect, and tell you what our favorite posts were. One thing we are going to do is let the three Tofugu authors (which includes myself) come up with their [...]
I got this tip from Joyce, a college professor, and expert in Godzilla studies (not even kidding). She uses this as part of a lesson on cultural insight. Sounds like a fun class. Read on! It’s funny enough to put something into an online translator to change it to Japanese, then putting it back through [...]
Wow! Wow wow wow. Whoever made this, send me an e-mail. Well, technically I know who you are, but I don’t know how to contact you, so please e-mail! I have this thing set up where I get notified every time someone links to Tofugu, or even mentions the word Tofugu, so every time you [...]
There’s a Japan-related video blogger named Jason who is living in rural Japan thanks to the JET program (which is a program that sends English speakers to Japan to teach English). I know a lot of you have expressed interest in the JET program either through e-mails to me or comments, but since I don’t [...]
I was recently recruited to do a collaborative music video titles “Christmas in Japan” by FatBlueMan, musician extraordinaire (Youtube Account, here). You’ll notice all sorts of Japan Youtuber’s in there, so make sure you click the play button and check it out. Want to download the mp3? Click the ‘keep reading’ link.
Apparently I just can’t let this die. First, they defile us with the pre-trailer. Then, they show us Goku’s Monster Form. Now they change the name to “DragonBall Evolution” (I suppose the “evolution” part gives them some leeway, or something?). Well, you can just watch it. At least the P-man is green now. Still, if [...]
This is just a quick post mostly referencing an article over at NihonHacks (so you can just go over there and read about it too), about a couple cool tools to add furigana over your kanji (furigana = hiragana that’s on top of kanji to show you how to pronounce it). There are two tools [...]