Archive

    1. travel

      Mt. Koya, One of Japan's Most Beautiful Destinations Let's go attain enlightenment

      | Koichi
    2. japan

      How To Ride A Bicycle In Japan Don't Hit or Be Hit!

      | Koichi
    3. japan

      Japanese Spies Past, Present, and Future Move over Bond and Bourne

      | Hashi
    4. japan

      Tofugu's Ramen Survival Guide Know your miso from your tonkotsu from your shoyu

      | Hashi
    5. japan

      You Might Be a Weeaboo If… Otaku, Wapanese, Nerd, need we say more?

      | Fiona
    6. japan

      When's the Best Time to Visit Japan? All the factors at your fingertips

      | Koichi
    7. japan

      Japanese Funeral Services: What Happens When You Die in Japan? The grave matter of Japanese cemeteries

      | John
    8. japan

      Tokyo’s Infamous "Piss Alley" Frogs, Pig Testicles, and a Still-Beating Frog Heart

      | Hashi
    9. japan

      What is Japan's Thanksgiving? Celebrating Work

      | Hashi
    10. japan

      Japan’s Mad Men The People Behind Weird Japanese Commercials

      | Hashi
    11. japan

      Ninja History Lesson The origin of Japan's unseen terrorists

      | John
    12. interviews

      Ghosts, Ghouls, and Goblins, Oh My! An Interview with AltJapan A Q&A with the team behind the Attack! series of Japanese folklore books

      | Hashi
    13. japan

      The Best and Worst Things About Living in Japan A list of 5 pros and 5 cons

      | John
    14. japanese

      Language Professors HATE Him! Pimsleur, His Method, and Talking Fast

      | Hashi
    15. japan

      The 7 Immutable Laws Of Identifying A Real Japanese Restaurant Follow these steps to authenticity

      | Koichi
    16. japan

      Chiune Sugihara The Japanese Diplomat Who Saved Thousands from the Holocaust

      | Hashi
    17. japan

      What Do the Japanese Think of the US? Hamburgers. Hot Dogs. Obesity.

      | Hashi
    18. japan

      The Curious, Colorful Art of Kimiaki Yaegashi Kappa, Kintaro, And Pizza People, Oh My.

      | Hashi
    19. japan

      Japan's Weird, Themed Cafés They aren't all weird, but man, the ones that are go all out

      | Hashi
    20. japan

      Does a Cold Stomach Make You Sick? Japan’s Medical Myth

      | Hashi
    21. japan

      Japan’s Helvetica Turns out, it's not that simple

      | Hashi
    22. japan

      How To Eat Like A Buddhist Monk A month of experience condensed for you to taste

      | Koichi
    23. japan

      American Foods Japanese People Hate It tastes like medicine!

      | Hashi
    24. japan

      The Nail That Sticks Up... Conformity in Japan

      | Hashi
    25. japan

      The Pitfalls of Kanji Tattoos The do's and don'ts

      | Hashi
    26. japanese

      How To Survive, Get Ahead, And Then Conquer Your Japanese Language Class How to rocket to the head of the class

      | Koichi
    27. japan

      7 Things You Can Do In Japan But Not In America Yay! Culture!

      | John
    28. japan

      Seizo Fukumoto: The Samurai Actor Who Dies for a Living He's been on the business end of a prop sword for over 50 years

      | Hashi
    29. japan

      4 Strange Japanese Festivals You Should Visit When regular matsuri just don't cut it anymore

      | Hashi
    30. japanese

      How To Look Up and Read Kanji You Don't Know Because everyone needs help sometimes

      | Koichi
    31. japan

      Shotoku Taishi The Know-It-All Who Brought Chinese Culture to Japan

      | Fiona
    32. japanese

      Japanese Reading Practice For Beginners Ease yourself in gently, like it's a hot, hot bath of language

      | Koichi
    33. japanese

      How to Stay Motivated When Learning Japanese Keeping momentum for the long term

      | John
    34. japan

      How Hunks, Rap, and Booze Might Save Buddhism in Japan Our Beautiful, Beautiful Monks

      | Hashi
    35. japan

      The Great Otaku Pilgrimage Going to otaku places in Japan and around the world

      | Hashi
    36. japan

      Japan's Romance with the Fax Machine *Insert Screetching Fax Machine Noises Here.*

      | Hashi
    37. japanese

      Kokuji: "Made In Japan," Kanji Edition Not all Kanji came from China

      | Koichi
    38. japan

      Japan’s Most Famous Cannibal The crime of Issei Sagawa

      | Hashi
    39. japan

      Hitting the Wall in Japan It’s All About Nurikabe

      | Fiona
    40. japan

      Japan's Sanpaku Eye Superstition A Japanese superstition that tells you your fate via your eye shape

      | Hashi
    41. japanese

      Spotting The Hidden Meanings Hiding Within Animal Kanji Is that a pigeon I see in your kanji?

      | Koichi
    42. japanese

      How to Kick Start Your Japanese Fluency With Pictures Visual learners listen up!

      | John