Winter 2013 Anime Season Roundup


With the new year comes yet another new anime season. Last season (Fall 2012) boasted a pretty solid lineup, but how will Winter 2013 fare? I watched the best looking ones I could find, and the results might surprise you. … [Read more...]

Japan ReBorn


Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the Tohoku disaster so I thought it appropriate to waste your Saturday with some "Drive for Tohoku" CMs from Toyota. Toyota has played a large role in funding Japan's recovery … [Read more...]

How to Drink in Japan

beer banner

Japan is a delightful place to get your drink on. The drinking age is 20 and public drinking and intoxication are perfectly legal. Not surprisingly, alcohol is a huge part of Japanese culture. Proper drinking etiquette was … [Read more...]

Insane Japanese Toilets

Japanese-Toilet banner

Japan is known for their crazy advanced technology the world over. And one thing that the Japanese have enjoyed for years that has yet to catch on in America is ridiculously complicated and awesome toilets. Take the … [Read more...]

Japanese Fart Scrolls


I was doing research for another post a while back, and found something a bit...unusual. It was an old Japanese scroll about farting. No, you didn't misread that last sentence. The whole scroll, which is called … [Read more...]

Japanese Body Language Guide

Referring to oneself

Ahhh, today's blog post isn't so much of a post, but an announcement of a new addition to our Guide library. It could easily be its own post, but we felt it is more appropriate to segregate it into a guide. About a … [Read more...]