Archive

    1. japan

      Washitsu: A Japanese Room for Guests, Family, or Alone Time One room with a gazillion uses

      | Joel Neff
    2. japan

      How to Buy a New House in Japan A simple guide to finding your dream home

      | Joel Neff
    3. japan

      The 20 Best Anime Movies Not Made by Studio Ghibli Japanese Animation Cinema Ranked (No Totoros Allowed)

      | Rich
    4. japan

      Tofugu's Favorite Posts of 2016 We tell you what to like so you don't have to

      | Koichi, Viet Hoang, Michael Richey, Carla Sinclair, Kristen Dexter, Mami Suzuki, Kanae Nakamine, Jamal Lee, and Aya Francisco
    5. japan

      How to Score Yourself Ghibli Museum Tickets Before It's Too Late Here are the 4 best ways

      | Carla Sinclair
    6. videos

      Tsujigiri: Let's Try Out Our Newly Sharpened Katana How many interns need to die before our tsujigiri thirst is quenched?

      | Koichi
    7. japan

      State Shinto: A Religion Interrupted How the Japanese Government took over the country's native religion

      | Eryk
    8. reviews

      Womansword What Japanese Words Say About Women

      | Kristen Dexter
    9. interviews

      18 Questions for Professional Japanese Poetry Translator, Sally Ito How the rare co-translation collaboration works

      | Michael Richey
    10. reviews

      Are You An Echo? The Lost Poems of Misuzu Kaneko

      | Michael Richey
    11. japanese

      Tsujigiri: A Japanese word you don't see in other languages And there’s bloody good reason why

      | Carla Sinclair
    12. japan

      Thanksgiving in Japan? We asked 5 expats how they spend their turkey day abroad

      | Carla Sinclair
    13. japan

      Tengu: The Japanese Demon That's Basically a Mini-God Full of Pride, Full of Power

      | Linda Lombardi
    14. japan

      Pocky Day: Celebrating Japan's Favorite Stick Snack The official snack of late night anime binges gets its own day

      | Michael Richey
    15. reviews

      Tonoharu Part Three After Six Years, the Trilogy is Complete

      | Carla Sinclair
    16. japan

      Making Your JET Program Recontracting Decision Should you stay or should you go now?

      | Michael Richey
    17. japan

      The 13 Best Japanese Horror Films Tofugu handpicks the very best of Japan's horror cinema

      | Michael Richey, Rich, and Kaitlin Stainbrook
    18. japanese

      Dajare: 13 Types of Japanese Puns And How to Use Them to Practice Japanese

      | Jack
    19. japanese

      Your Step-by-Step Jikoshoukai Guide Learn the basics, practice, and create an advanced Japanese self-introduction

      | Mami Suzuki and Michael Richey
    20. interviews

      The JET Program Senpai Triple Interview Throwdown 23 Things You Want To Know About Life on JET Answered by Alumni

      | Michael Richey
    21. japan

      English Bulletin Board Ideas for JET Program ALTs Everything you need to know about making the best English boards your school has ever seen

      | Sandra
    22. japanese

      The Meaning of Itadakimasu And How It Reduces Food Waste

      | Mami Suzuki
    23. travel

      Kagaya Izakaya: Frog is Stranger Than Fiction In ten years, this tiny basement izakaya is our first, and only, perfect score.

      | Koichi
    24. videos

      Kagaya Izakaya: The One-Minute "Sexy-Horror-Violence" Movie Trailer The greatest izakaya experience money can buy

      | Sean Fitzgerald and Koichi
    25. japan

      Japan’s Doujinshi Culture Of Creativity Through Theft And The Monster Trying To Destroy It

      | Rich and Michael Richey
    26. japan

      26 Etiquette Rules Every English Teacher in Japan Should Know Japanese etiquette and customs that help you become part of the team

      | Michael Richey
    27. reviews

      The Six Month Long Doki Doki Crate Review So...many...cute items. Can't...look away!

      | Michael Richey
    28. japan

      Higuchi Ichiyō: Badass Women in Japanese History Uncompromising and fearless, she returned Japanese literature to its classical roots

      | Kristen Dexter
    29. reviews

      Japan Crate: The Definitive Six-Month Long Review We ate 10.59 lbs and $180 worth of Japanese candy so you don't have to

      | Michael Richey
    30. reviews

      Japanese Tattoos | History • Culture • Design by Brian Ashcraft and Hori Benny

      | Michael Richey
    31. japan

      How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Being Otaku Answering questions of identity and fandom in Japan and beyond

      | Rich
    32. japanese

      How to Type in Japanese (And Fun Characters Too!) Getting the most out of your Japanese Keyboard

      | Kristen Dexter
    33. japanese

      Chibi: The Japanese Word That's Cute And Offensive The origins, the offensive, and the otaku

      | Mami Suzuki
    34. japanese

      How to Install a Japanese Keyboard On Apple, Windows, Computers, Phones, You name it!

      | Kristen Dexter
    35. japan

      Wabi-Sabi and Understanding Japan A philosophy and aesthetic as worldview

      | Jack
    36. japanese

      27 Hiragana Charts: Stroke Order, Practice, Mnemonics, and More Find the method, style, and approach that works for you.

      | Koichi
    37. japanese

      「『The Art Of、 Japanese Punctuation〜。』」!? 【】〜【】〜【】〜【】〜【】〜【】〜【】

      | Koichi and Kristen Dexter
    38. japan

      Chindogu: The Unuseless Inventions of Kenji Kawakami The inventions that you could almost see yourself using...almost.

      | Michael Richey
    39. japanese

      The "Hiragana Mnemonics Chart," by Tofugu Yet another hiragana chart to put on your bathroom wall

      | Koichi
    40. japan

      Japanese Sign Language and Being Deaf in Japan Improve your Japanese and learn something new at the same time!

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook, Rochelle, and Kristen Dexter
    41. japanese

      Tsundere: Understanding Anime’s Obsessions with the Cold/Warm Archetype Also kuudere, dandere, yandere, and every other type of ~dere

      | Mami Suzuki
    42. reviews

      Put on your Suit and Tie, it's Time to Go to Ice Cream Work An tasty art/story book by Japanese artist Naoshi

      | Michael Richey