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    1. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    2. japan

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

      | Fiona
    3. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    4. japanese

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

      | John
    5. japan

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

      | Hashi
    6. japan

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

      | Hashi
    7. japan

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

      | Hashi
    8. japan

      Japan’s Most Famous Cannibal The crime of Issei Sagawa

      | Hashi
    9. japan

      Nurikabe: Hitting the Wall in Japan When you take that shortcut home at night...

      | Fiona
    10. japan

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

      | Hashi
    11. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    12. japanese

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

      | John
    13. japan

      Tsutomu Yamaguchi The Guy Who Got Hit By An Atomic Bomb. Twice.

      | Koichi
    14. japan

      10 Japanese Movie Title Translations That Make No Sense In what world does Napoleon Dynamite become Bus Man? This one.

      | Hashi
    15. japan

      Japan's OTHER Languages It's not just Japanese, ya know!

      | Hashi
    16. japan

      Tokugawa-Style Isolationism On The Japanese Internet Revere the ISP, expel the barbarians!

      | Koichi
    17. japan

      Tea Ceremony: What Not to Do Learn how to act with examples of how not to act

      | John
    18. japan

      Radio Calisthenics (aka Rajio Taisō) Keeping Fit the Japanese Way

      | Fiona
    19. japan

      The Suicide Forest, Aokigahara Japan's Haunted Forest of Death

      | John
    20. japanese

      The Mysterious Origins of the Japanese Language How the language came to be (probably)

      | Hashi
    21. japan

      Why is Northern Japan Full of Communists? Hint: Mix country folk with alcohol

      | Hashi
    22. japan

      A Tale Of Two Yahoo!s You think you know Yahoo? Wrong!

      | Koichi
    23. japan

      25 Ways to Save Money While Traveling in Japan Japan isn't as expensive as people say...if you know what to do.

      | Ashley T
    24. japan

      Japan's Most Dangerous Game: Rock, Paper, Scissors 最初はグー、じゃんけんぽん!

      | Hashi
    25. japan

      "To Battle, To Battle!" The Epic Samurai-esque Croatian Aria Sung By Choirs In Japan

      | Koichi
    26. japanese

      How to Learn Japanese Without Really Doing Anything Nothing is never nothing, though

      | John
    27. japan

      Did Rice Change How Japanese People Think? Social sciences and the power of rice

      | Hashi
    28. japanese

      How Romaji Can Ruin Your Day Maybe you should just learn actual Japanese?

      | Hashi
    29. japan

      What Was It Like Traveling To Japan 100 Years Ago? A Handbook for Travelers in Japan (1899)

      | Hashi
    30. japanese

      Yojijukugo: The Four Kanji That Make One Idiom With 一所懸命 you will learn them all

      | Koichi
    31. japan

      Mr. Right Could be Waiting Just Around the Corner. Every Corner. Male Hosts are here for you

      | John
    32. japanese

      What's The Name of Your Country in Japanese? Trick question! There's probably more than one.

      | Hashi
    33. japan

      Why Do Japanese People Wear Surgical Masks? It's not just to keep from getting sick

      | John
    34. japanese

      Mixing It Up With Japanese Wordplay Becoming smarter and more fluent the fun way!

      | Hashi
    35. japan

      Why Japanese People Can't Walk and Talk at the Same Time If you're lips are moving, don't move your feet!

      | John
    36. japan

      Japanese Universites Get An "F" Great colleges if you don't like working very hard

      | Hashi
    37. japan

      Sento: What Not to Do Learn from a bathing goofus

      | John
    38. japanese

      The Kanji That Look Like Their Meanings Hey, that makes this much easier!

      | Koichi
    39. japan

      Japanese Table Manners: What Not to Do Learn from a Japanese meal-eating goofus

      | John
    40. japan

      The Dangers Of Talking About Weird Japan The perpetual stereotype that frames us as "normal"

      | Hashi
    41. japan

      Kendo Striving For Perfection When Perfection Is Impossible

      | Koichi
    42. japan

      Japanese Home Visit: What Not to Do Learn from a Japanese home-visiting goofus

      | John