Product Review

Have a Rice Day! Rice Cooker History, Features, Futures, and More

My brother had warned me, "Once you go rice cooker, you don't go back." He was right. I had grown up in a household where we cooked rice in a pot, on our stovetop. In college I used a hotpot to the same effect. Then … [Read more...]

The 3 Anime You Should Watch This Season: Winter 2015

Another year, another season of anime to plow through, hoping to find a golden nugget or two amongst the dirt. We're changing up the (p)review format a bit here - instead of giving our first impressions on as many shows as … [Read more...]

Japan’s Greatest Artist Site Pixiv Is Going International (And Tofugu Readers Get Early Alpha Access)

*If you just want the invite to get into Pixiv.com's alpha testing group, skip down to the bottom of the article. Maybe you've heard of DeviantArt. It's a big art website that people like everywhere except Japan. Even … [Read more...]

Learn Japanese Vocabulary Faster By Becoming A Nintendo DS Kanji Sono Mama Jedi Master

Not content to blindy folllow popular methods of language study a Jedi Knight searches the near and far galaxies for hitherto unknown tools and techniques with which to master Japanese. Hidden beneath the long sleeves of a … [Read more...]