Futurist, Portlander, Tofugu employee #1.

    64 Articles Published

    2014-05-15 Sampuru: Japanese Food Models
    2013-07-02 Communicating Without Talking
    2013-06-12 Going Cashless in Japan
    2013-06-06 How Are Piercings Viewed in Japan?
    2013-05-29 "Gaijin"
    2013-05-15 Pachinko: Gambling with little metal balls
    2013-05-10 The Martial Art Used By Japanese Police
    2013-05-09 Documentaries About Japan You Can Watch For Free
    2013-04-24 Walk Like a Japanese Person
    2013-04-10 What Are Those Stickers on Japanese Cars?
    2013-04-05 The Tastiest Japanese Food Movies
    2013-03-29 Japanese Architecture: What Makes It Different?
    2013-03-27 Finding Your Way Around Japan
    2013-03-22 Purikura: The Joy of Japanese Photo Booths
    2013-03-19 Japanese Whisky Makes You Feel Sophisticated, Drunk
    2013-03-15 My Unhealthy Addiction to Japanese Rhythm Games
    2013-01-30 Japanese Game Lets You Date an Alpaca
    2013-01-23 How To Get Japanese Music Outside of Japan
    2013-01-04 Mayonnaise: Traditional Japanese Food
    2012-12-19 The Biggest Spelling Mistakes in Japanese
    2012-12-05 Tofugu's Ramen Survival Guide
    2012-11-23 Tokyo’s Infamous "Piss Alley"
    2012-11-22 What is Japan's Thanksgiving?
    2012-10-25 Ghosts, Ghouls, and Goblins, Oh My! An Interview with AltJapan
    2012-10-06 The Curious, Colorful Art of Kimiaki Yaegashi
    2012-09-27 Does a Cold Stomach Make You Sick?
    2012-09-26 Japan’s Helvetica
    2012-09-13 The Nail That Sticks Up...
    2012-09-06 Seizo Fukumoto: The Samurai Actor Who Dies for a Living
    2012-08-23 The Great Otaku Pilgrimage
    2012-08-22 Japan's Romance with the Fax Machine
    2012-08-15 Japan's Sanpaku Eye Superstition
    2012-08-04 10 Japanese Movie Title Translations That Make No Sense
    2012-08-03 Japan's OTHER Languages
    2012-07-18 Why is Northern Japan Full of Communists?
    2012-07-06 Japan's Most Dangerous Game: Rock, Paper, Scissors
    2012-06-21 How Romaji Can Ruin Your Day
    2012-06-13 Mixing It Up With Japanese Wordplay
    2012-06-06 Japanese Universites Get An "F"
    2012-05-09 Is Kobe Beef A Big Scam?
    2012-05-02 Your Name in Japanese - The Right and Wrong Way to Do It
    2012-04-25 Yaeba: Why Crooked Teeth Are Straight up Beautiful in Japan
    2012-04-20 Idolatry; Or Why AKB48 Has Taken Over Japan
    2012-04-13 Japan’s Crow Invasion
    2012-03-23 Fruit You Won’t Find Outside Of Japan
    2012-03-21 Why Are There Swastikas In Japan?
    2012-03-14 White Day!
    2012-02-29 What Does It Mean To Be Fluent In Japanese?
    2012-02-22 Why People Say Japanese Is Hard to Learn and Why They're Wrong
    2012-02-18 Japanese Fart Scrolls
    2012-02-03 Convenience Stores In Japan
    2012-01-25 Hentaigana: How Japanese Went from Illegible to Legible in 100 Years
    2012-01-18 Why Japanese Food Tastes So Good: Umami
    2012-01-05 Travel To Japan for Cheap (Really!)
    2011-12-09 Going From Foreigner to Japanese Citizen
    2011-12-02 Drug Laws in Japan: You'd Better Have A Prescription
    2011-11-16 Menial Labor and Fun Times in Japan with WWOOF
    2011-10-26 Junji Ito: Master of Japanese Horror
    2011-09-29 Japanese Adult Adoption
    2011-09-19 The Kana, They Are A-Changin'
    2011-08-25 Download Japanese Books for Free with Aozora Bunko!
    2011-08-22 Babigo: A Fun Japanese Language Game!
    2011-08-17 The Creepy, and Abandoned, Amusement Parks of Japan
    2011-04-20 The Greatest Inventor of All Time: Dr. NakaMats