In modern times, there are 4 ways to write/say family names in Japanese:
But why are there so many and what are the differences? In order to get the answer, you simply … [Read more...]
The Japanese imperial family is the oldest monarchy in the entire world, so it obviously has quite a bit of history and some secrets to boot.
One of the most interesting things about the Imperial Family to me is its … [Read more...]
Japan's Emperor Akihito is the man. Not only because he and the Empress look like the most friendly, adorable old people to ever walk the planet, but also because he's a bit of a trailblazer.
You might not believe it … [Read more...]