Archive

    1. japanese

      How to Type in Japanese (And Fun Characters Too!) Getting the most out of your Japanese Keyboard

      | Kristen Dexter
    2. japanese

      Why Chibi Is So Cute and Offensive The origins, the offensive, and the otaku

      | Mami Suzuki
    3. japanese

      How to Install a Japanese Keyboard On Apple, Windows, Computers, Phones, You name it!

      | Kristen Dexter
    4. japan

      Understanding Japan through Wabi-Sabi A philosophy and aesthetic as worldview

      | Jack
    5. japanese

      27 Hiragana Charts: Stroke Order, Practice, Mnemonics, and More Find the method, style, and approach that works for you.

      | Koichi
    6. japan

      The 10 Best Japanese Horror Films Tofugu handpicks the very best of Japan's horror cinema

      | Michael Richey, Rich, and Kaitlin Stainbrook
    7. japanese

      「『The Art Of、 Japanese Punctuation〜。』」!? 【】〜【】〜【】〜【】〜【】〜【】〜【】

      | Koichi and Kristen Dexter
    8. japan

      Chindogu: The Unuseless Inventions of Kenji Kawakami The inventions that you could almost see yourself using...almost.

      | Michael Richey
    9. japanese

      The "Hiragana Mnemonics Chart," by Tofugu Yet another hiragana chart to put on your bathroom wall

      | Koichi
    10. japan

      Japanese Sign Language and Being Deaf in Japan Improve your Japanese and learn something new at the same time!

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook, Rochelle, and Kristen Dexter
    11. japanese

      Tsundere: Understanding Anime’s Obsessions with the Cold/Warm Archetype Also kuudere, dandere, yandere, and every other type of ~dere

      | Mami Suzuki
    12. reviews

      Put on your Suit and Tie, it's Time to Go to Ice Cream Work An tasty art/story book by Japanese artist Naoshi

      | Michael Richey
    13. reviews

      The Definitive Genki Textbook Review The quintessential review for the quintessential Japanese textbook

      | Michael Richey
    14. japan

      Bowing in Japan Everything you've ever wanted to know about how to bow, and how not to bow, in Japan.

      | Mami Suzuki
    15. videos

      Japanese Bows: The Senrei aka The "graceful greeting without getting up" bow

      | Koichi and Michael Richey
    16. videos

      Japanese Bows: The Eshaku Your "hello neighborhood acquaintence" bow

      | Koichi and Michael Richey
    17. videos

      Japanese Bows: The Futsurei / Keirei aka The "bowing to people with the power to make or break your life" bow.

      | Koichi and Michael Richey
    18. japanese

      Tsundoku: Japan's Word for 'Books You Buy But Don't Read' I swear, I'll totally read this book soon.

      | Koichi
    19. japanese

      Japanese Onomatopoeia: The Definitive Guide Everything and anything there is to know about those weird sounds you keep hearing

      | Kristen Dexter
    20. japan

      Okonomiyaki – Japanese Soul Food at Its Finest Osaka and Hiroshima represent

      | Michael Richey and Mami Suzuki
    21. interviews

      Meet The World's Only Hamburger Idol Group: Hamburgirl Z If you love song and dance that reminds you of hamburgers, look no further

      | Mami Suzuki
    22. japanese

      Why Do Japanese People Say Moshi Moshi on the Phone? And other ways to answer the telephone in Japanese

      | Michael Richey
    23. japan

      The Gay of the Samurai All About Homosexuality, Buddhist Monks, Samurai, and The Tokugawa Middle Class

      | Koichi
    24. interviews

      The Day I Met a Japanese Superhero An interview with Rapi:tldier, the cyborg hero who protects Osaka with the power of an express train

      | Mami Suzuki
    25. videos

      Tofugu Eats: Japanese Beef Tongue Jerky Delicious? Let's find out.

      | Michael Richey and Koichi
    26. travel

      Aburaya - The Original Edo Period Inn in Haibara, Nara Exactly as it was over 300 years ago

      | Mami Suzuki
    27. videos

      How to Apply to the JET Program (Tips on the Most Important Part) There sure are a lot of steps if you want to teach English in Japan

      | Michael Richey
    28. japanese

      The Ultimate Guide to Citing Japanese Sources Everything you need to know about properly giving credit in Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    29. japan

      The Best Teaching Resources for Superstar JET Program ALTs All the best places to find lesson plans, worksheets, games, songs, media, and more for your English classes

      | Michael Richey
    30. travel

      Takeda Castle A beautiful sight in any season, at any time

      | Mami Suzuki
    31. interviews

      I'm an Idol Otaku (and Proud of It) Absolutely everything you'd ever want to know about the idol otaku lifestyle

      | Mami Suzuki and Koichi
    32. japanese

      Japanese Fluency Is A Race To Make The Most Mistakes Will you make it to the finish line?

      | Koichi
    33. videos

      Japanese Fluency Is Just a Race to See Who Can Make the Most Mistakes First Japanese Learning Tips with Koichi

      | Michael Richey and Koichi
    34. japanese

      Japanese Homophones and How To Use Them Learn the meanings to all the Japanese sounds that have been confusing you

      | Mami Suzuki
    35. videos

      Tofugu Eats: Mandarin Orange Flavored Potato Chips Are sweet and salty a good match?

      | Michael Richey and Koichi
    36. travel

      Sakurajima - Japan's Most Active Volcano The Japanese volcano with the most personality

      | Mami Suzuki
    37. japan

      20 Differences Between Japanese and Western Schools The things that stand to shock you most as an ALT

      | Michael Richey
    38. reviews

      A Geek In Japan One man's crash course in everything Japanese

      | Linda Lombardi
    39. travel

      Seria: Japan’s Best 100 Yen Shop My absolute favorite 100 YEN shop in Japan

      | Mami Suzuki
    40. videos

      How to Tell if you're at a Temple or a Shrine Is that a temple or a shrine that I'm visiting?

      | Michael Richey
    41. travel

      Plataku - The Takara Tomy Plarail Cafe Full of Trains Have your train and eat it too

      | Mami Suzuki
    42. japan

      JET Program Survival Resources Helping you live your life on JET

      | Michael Richey