Archive

    1. japanese

      Otonagai: Spending Your Adult Money on Kid's Collectibles Finally, you have a name for your Pokemon card-buying compulsion

      | Chiaki Hirai
    2. japan

      Mochi: Japan's Soft, Sweet, Squishy Snack Also, you might choke and die, but try not to think about that

      | Rich
    3. japan

      Tired of Teaching English: A Guide to Your New Career in Japan A guest post by ALTInsider

      | James Winovich
    4. japan

      Moving, Retiring, and Living Out Your Life in Japan A Step-by-Step Guide for Foreigners Staying in Japan Till the End

      | Ben Shearon
    5. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: March 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    6. japan

      Japanese Blood Types: And What They Say About Your Personality An Easy Way to Find Your Compatibility with Japanese Friends

      | Kanae Nakamine
    7. japan

      How the Japanese Government is Killing Yatai Food Carts Is This the End of Japan's First Fast Food?

      | Eryk
    8. japanese

      Japanese Particle MONONO: The Definitive Guide I was confused by the meaning of ものの, but then I found the perfect guide.

      | Dan Bornstein
    9. travel

      Izu Shaboten Park's Capybara Onsen The world's largest rodent gets friendly (and clean!)

      | Linda Lombardi
    10. japan

      The 10 Best Onsen Resort Towns in Japan Get Naked with Strangers and Soak Up the Relaxation

      | Kanae Nakamine
    11. japanese

      "What I Use To Study Japanese" - Koichi All the Resources and Techniques the Tofugu Founder Uses To Improve his Japanese Fluency

      | Koichi
    12. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: February 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    13. interviews

      Nintendo Collection Master, Isao Yamazaki The First Nintendo historian is also the first Nintendo museum curator

      | Michael Richey and Kanae Nakamine
    14. japanese

      Japanese Particle KANA: The Definitive Guide I wonder if there are more uses than just "I wonder...?"

      | Jack
    15. reviews

      Your Name – The Highest Grossing Anime Film Ever Is Director Makoto Shinkai the next Miyazaki?

      | Tom Pinchuk
    16. japan

      Why Japan Will Lose 20 Million People by 2050 Bring in the robots, immigrants, and women!

      | Michael Richey
    17. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: January 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    18. interviews

      Japan's 10-Year-Old Philosopher, Published Author, and Grade School Dropout Big thoughts from a small boy who ponders bullying, education, and happiness

      | Michael Richey and Kanae Nakamine
    19. videos

      Eating Bugs from Japan - TOFUGU EATS Koichi and Michael eat canned insects from Japan (and encourage you to do the same)

      | Michael Richey and Koichi
    20. japan

      Crispy, Crunchy, Crawly: Eating Bugs in Japan Your new sustainable, nutritious diet

      | Kanae Nakamine
    21. japan

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

      | Joel Neff
    22. japan

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

      | Joel Neff
    23. japan

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

      | Rich
    24. 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
    25. japan

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

      | Carla Sinclair
    26. videos

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

      | Koichi
    27. japan

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

      | Eryk
    28. reviews

      Womansword What Japanese Words Say About Women

      | Kristen Dexter
    29. interviews

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

      | Michael Richey
    30. reviews

      Are You An Echo? The Lost Poems of Misuzu Kaneko

      | Michael Richey
    31. japanese

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

      | Carla Sinclair
    32. japan

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

      | Carla Sinclair
    33. japan

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    34. japan

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

      | Michael Richey
    35. reviews

      Tonoharu Part Three After Six Years, the Trilogy is Complete

      | Carla Sinclair
    36. japan

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

      | Michael Richey
    37. japan

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

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

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

      | Jack
    39. japanese

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

      | Mami Suzuki and Michael Richey
    40. interviews

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

      | Michael Richey
    41. 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
    42. japanese

      The Meaning of Itadakimasu And How It Reduces Food Waste

      | Mami Suzuki