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    Mami Suzuki

    Mami
    Suzuki

    Researcher
    Tofugu Staff

    Mami is authentic Japanese and recently moved to Canada. She has just became a member of Tofugu as well as a story writer for EtoEto (and her stories are just ridiculous). She gathers information for Tofugu and sometimes actually write blog posts, too. If you do WaniKani, please join in her 日本人と勉強しよう forum. She will help her studying or just enjoy chatting with her. Her favorite phrase so far is 'Konnichiwa, eh?,' by the way.

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    19 Art/Photography Published

    2015-09-07 Aburaya - The Original Edo Period Inn in Haibara, Nara
    2015-09-02 Takeda Castle
    2015-08-27 Sakurajima - Japan's Most Active Volcano
    2015-08-24 Seria: Japan’s Best 100 Yen Shop
    2015-08-04 Daiki Suisan - Super Fresh Sushi
    2015-07-16 Daienji Temple and its Many Statues
    2015-06-11 Hamamatsu JASDF Air Park and Museum
    2015-06-04 Aton Toy Museum: 30,000 Vintage Toys in Nara
    2015-05-18 Nukumori No Mori: The Ghibli-Inspired Fantasy Village
    2015-04-16 Aka Island - Okinawa's Secluded Paradise
    2015-03-19 CLAMP COFFEE SARASA - Fresh Roasted Coffee in Kyoto
    2015-03-12 Nara's Gorgeous Flower-Filled Hasedera Temple
    2015-01-29 Tokyo's Pop-Up Toy and Candy Shops: Kashiya Yokochou Edoya
    2015-01-27 Meguro Gajoen's Million Dollar Toilet Room
    2015-01-20 SUMO Wrestling at Ryogoku-Kokugikan
    2014-11-07 Kuzukiri Lovers Only: Kuzukiri Yamaga
    2014-07-29 Toei Uzumasa Eigamura – Samurai & Ninja Park
    2014-07-29 How To Shoot A Samurai Film
    2014-06-04 Fresh Egg Vending Machine

    83 Articles Published

    2016-09-20 The Meaning of Itadakimasu
    2016-04-25 Chibi: The Japanese Word That's Cute And Offensive
    2015-11-24 Tsundere: Understanding Anime’s Obsessions with the Cold/Warm Archetype
    2015-10-23 Bowing in Japan
    2015-10-08 Okonomiyaki – Japanese Soul Food at Its Finest
    2015-10-06 Meet The World's Only Hamburger Idol Group: Hamburgirl Z
    2015-09-22 The Day I Met a Japanese Superhero
    2015-09-07 Aburaya - The Original Edo Period Inn in Haibara, Nara
    2015-09-02 Takeda Castle
    2015-09-01 I'm an Idol Otaku (and Proud of It)
    2015-08-28 Japanese Homophones and How To Use Them
    2015-08-27 Sakurajima - Japan's Most Active Volcano
    2015-08-24 Seria: Japan’s Best 100 Yen Shop
    2015-08-20 Plataku - The Takara Tomy Plarail Cafe Full of Trains
    2015-08-04 Daiki Suisan - Super Fresh Sushi
    2015-07-30 Kaihou Souko: The Massive Japanese Secondhand Warehouse
    2015-07-27 The Daily Life of the Japanese Housewife
    2015-07-20 Interview with Chiptune Musician TORIENA
    2015-07-16 Daienji Temple and its Many Statues
    2015-07-02 Tonkatsu Shimizu, Kyoto's Rakugaki Bar
    2015-06-25 The Butsudan Alter Drive-Thru
    2015-06-24 What Is a Butsudan? And Why Are People Paying $630,000 for Them?
    2015-06-11 Hamamatsu JASDF Air Park and Museum
    2015-06-09 The Secret Japan Air Self-Defense Force Gundam – And Other Stories
    2015-06-04 Aton Toy Museum: 30,000 Vintage Toys in Nara
    2015-06-03 Inside the Japanese TV Industry: An Interview with a TV Salarywoman
    2015-05-21 A Day in the Life of a Japanese Monk
    2015-05-18 Nukumori No Mori: The Ghibli-Inspired Fantasy Village
    2015-05-11 What Does Baka Mean? Japan’s Most Popular Profanity
    2015-04-27 A Tour of Shueisha, Japan's Largest Manga Publisher
    2015-04-16 Aka Island - Okinawa's Secluded Paradise
    2015-04-13 Interview with Araki Joh, the Best Selling Writer of Japan's Most Intoxicating Manga
    2015-03-26 The Osaka Highway That Lives in a Skyscraper
    2015-03-19 CLAMP COFFEE SARASA - Fresh Roasted Coffee in Kyoto
    2015-03-12 Nara's Gorgeous Flower-Filled Hasedera Temple
    2015-01-29 Tokyo's Pop-Up Toy and Candy Shops: Kashiya Yokochou Edoya
    2015-01-27 Meguro Gajoen's Million Dollar Toilet Room
    2015-01-20 SUMO Wrestling at Ryogoku-Kokugikan
    2014-11-17 The Unwritten Rules Of Job-Hunting In Japan
    2014-11-11 Halloween in Japan
    2014-11-07 Kuzukiri Lovers Only: Kuzukiri Yamaga
    2014-10-20 The Life Of A Junior High Night School Teacher
    2014-10-17 The Minabe-Cho Government And The Rise Of Umeboshi Fascism
    2014-10-08 Yakan Chuugaku: The Japanese Night Time Junior High Where The Uneducated Learn To Read Good
    2014-10-01 Kamaboko - A Pureed Fish Cake Fit For Celebration
    2014-09-24 The Japanese Name Satou And Its Rise To #1
    2014-09-10 A Long History of Japanese Names
    2014-09-03 How "Cow Poop" Became A Real-Life Japanese Family Name
    2014-07-30 Takahiro Hotta - The Samurai Actor That Has Killed 10,000 People
    2014-07-29 Toei Uzumasa Eigamura – Samurai & Ninja Park
    2014-07-29 How To Shoot A Samurai Film
    2014-07-22 Traveling The Hidden Spots Of Japan With MATCHA
    2014-07-07 Interview About Lang-8's New Service: HiNative
    2014-06-05 The Empire Built On Egg Shells
    2014-06-04 Fresh Egg Vending Machine
    2014-06-04 Raw Egg On Rice Is A Japanese Feast
    2014-06-04 TanKuma - Raw Egg On Rice Restaurant
    2014-05-13 How To Speak Beautiful Japanese
    2014-04-25 How Japanese Black Companies Oppress Workers and Ruin Lives
    2014-04-02 Hafu: Japan's Obsession with Mixed-Race People
    2014-03-11 The Picturesque Bento Art Of Hige-Man Ume-Chan
    2014-02-21 A Man With A Mustache In A Country Without Facial Hair
    2014-02-17 Nishinari
    2014-02-13 Why Japan Historically Hates Mustaches (And All Other Facial Hair Too)
    2014-02-06 The Real Japanese Monk's Guide To Buddhism In Japan
    2013-12-23 How To Celebrate Christmas In Japan
    2013-11-22 Stupid Women Are WonderFool in Japan?
    2013-11-12 Let's Talk About Japanese Cram School
    2013-11-01 How To Celebrate A Japanese Birthday
    2013-10-25 Should Men or Women Pay for the Date in Japan?
    2013-10-23 Kokuhaku: Japan's "Love Confessing" Culture
    2013-10-18 Dating A Foreigner (From a Japanese Perspective)
    2013-10-11 How To Avoid (Or Even Find) A Stigmatized Property In Japan
    2013-09-20 The Reason I Don't Want to Dye My Hair Black Again
    2013-09-13 Keigo: The Importance of Politness in Japanese
    2013-09-06 Joshi-Mane: Female Manager Sensation in Japan
    2013-08-30 The Curse Of Ghibli
    2013-08-23 Did Nara’s Giant Buddha Statue Prevent A 7.8 Earthquake?
    2013-08-15 My Conspiracy Theory Nut Neighbor, Totoro
    2013-08-09 My Japanese Education
    2013-07-30 Everybody Makes Embarassing Language Mistakes
    2013-07-19 The Difficulty of Names
    2008-02-09 Talk Like A Samurai