1. interviews

      Interview with Sarah Feinerman from Design Festa The Overseas PR Coordinator of Japan's most amazing creative event chats about her work, the Festa, and how to break into the Japanese art world

      | Michael Richey
    2. reviews

      Japanese The Game: The Japanese Learning Card Game Japanese learning for Yu-Gi-Oh! fans. But is it worth $100K?

      | Michael Richey
    3. japan

      The Dragon Ball Training Guide to Self-Improvement How the lessons from Dragon Ball's heroes can help us improve our lives and reach our goals!

      | Rich
    4. reviews

      Exploring Japanese Literature Read Mishima, Tanizaki, and Kawabata

      | Kristen Dexter
    5. interviews

      A Tour of Shueisha, Japan's Largest Manga Publisher Tofugu digs into the wellspring that gave us some of Japan's greatest comics

      | Mami Suzuki
    6. travel

      Kurokawa Onsen - Where I Go To Relax No matter your level of stress, 24 hot springs should take care of it

      | Verity Lane
    7. japan

      Japanese Civic Duty: A Look at the Responsibility of 日本 Returning lost wallets. Keeping streets clean. Japan is the most responsible country in the world, right?

      | Austin
    8. reviews

      How to Sound Intelligent in Japanese A Vocabulary Builder

      | Kristen Dexter
    9. japan

      Kanamara Matsuri: The Irony Behind the Infamous Japanese Penis Festival Katajikenai for reading this

      | Shoko
    10. japanese

      Getting Started with Hokkaido Dialect If you're a small-faced garbage thrower who can't describe the feeling of your underwear, this dialect is for you

      | Verity Lane
    11. travel

      Aka Island - Okinawa's Secluded Paradise Japan's most beautiful--and secluded--diving spot

      | Mami Suzuki
    12. japan

      Safety in Japan: Staying Alert in the World's 'Safest' Country Is Japan as safe as everyone thinks? If not, what can you do to protect yourself?

      | Rich
    13. travel

      Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum Putting the MMmmmmm in MSG

      | Koichi
    14. interviews

      Interview with Araki Joh, the Best Selling Writer of Japan's Most Intoxicating Manga The man behind some of Japan's highest grossing manga and hardest working bartenders

      | Mami Suzuki
    15. travel

      Kiku-Masamune Sake Brewery and Museum A museum jam-packed with history and traditional Japanese alcohol.

      | Rich
    16. japanese

      How to Learn Japanese from Songs A musical journey into Japanese language study

      | Linda Lombardi
    17. japanese

      Japanese Body Parts Vocabulary and Idioms Use your head when talking about your body parts in Japanese

      | Chelsea Bernard
    18. reviews

      Reading Japanese with a Smile Nine Stories from a Japanese Weekly Magazine for Intermediate Learners

      | Kristen Dexter
    19. japan

      Katsuobushi, The Dried Fermented Fish Rock That's in Almost Every Japanese Dish You've Ever Eaten It's not pretty, it's not fresh, it's hard as a rock, and it's what makes Japanese food taste like Japanese food

      | Linda Lombardi
    20. travel

      The Kyoto Taiko Center The best place for tourists to pay to play Japan's traditional drums in Japan's traditional city

      | Erin Grace
    21. japan

      One Foreigner's Story of Becoming a Father in Japan Hospital's different. Language barrier. Wife having baby. What could go wrong?

      | Nathan
    22. reviews

      Jazz Up Your Japanese with Onomatopoeia Beep boop pow meow bop shhhhuuuuupah

      | Kristen Dexter
    23. japanese

      Learning Japanese from Kid's Anime From anpan-headed heroes to Rastafarian konnyaku, Tofugu recommends the best cartoons for learning Japanese

      | Rich
    24. travel

      The Osaka Highway That Lives in a Skyscraper If you've ever wanted to drive your car through a building, this place is for you

      | Mami Suzuki
    25. japan

      Examining the Japanese Work Ethic So how much does Japan ganbaru anyway?

      | Austin
    26. travel

      Neon Blue Curry And The NicoNico Headquarters Cafe wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

      | Koichi
    27. interviews

      Story in my Hands – GAKUTEN Artist Spotlight An interview with an artisan who makes food and furniture fit for mice

      | Michael Richey
    28. travel

      CLAMP COFFEE SARASA - Fresh Roasted Coffee in Kyoto Cozy atmosphere, rustic decor, and bacon cake

      | Mami Suzuki
    29. interviews

      Interview with Japanese Let's Play Gamers Anijya and Otojya Doumo Minnasan Ohakonbannichiwa. Omataseshimashita.

      | Koichi
    30. reviews

      Nihongo Sō-Matome JLPT Study Guide Series

      | Rich
    31. japanese

      Japanese Loanword Phonology For when you've read the same katakana word over 10 times and still can't decipher it

      | Linda Lombardi
    32. travel

      Nara's Gorgeous Flower-Filled Hasedera Temple Come for the flowers, stay for the eleven-faced deity

      | Mami Suzuki
    33. japanese

      The Meaning Of 国 Ask not what your kuni can do for you, but what the heck is a kuni anyway?

      | Adam Ledford
    34. travel

      Riding The World's Shortest Escalator: The Puchicalator The shortest amount of fun we've ever had

      | Koichi
    35. japan

      Japanese Smoking Manners Posters Go ahead and smoke but don't be a jerk about it

      | Verity Lane
    36. japan

      Why the Japanese Countryside Is Emptying And what's being done to fix it

      | Austin
    37. japan

      Choosing the Best Yokai Books for You So many monsters, so many books... but we've got your back

      | Linda Lombardi
    38. reviews

      Breaking into Japanese Literature Seven Modern Classics in Parallel Text

      | Kristen Dexter
    39. reviews

      Japanese from Zero! 1: Progressive Edition The perfect Japanese textbook for young learners.

      | Michael Richey
    40. japan

      The Power of Japanese Math Discover the heart behind Japan's love for and excellence in math

      | Verity Lane
    41. reviews

      Kodansha International's Bilingual Books Series Practice your Japanese and become a better translator

      | Kristen Dexter
    42. japanese

      The Ghibli Dictionary: Learning Japanese from Ghibli Films Learn Japanese with John Lasseter's favorite anime

      | Stephen