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

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

      | Hashi
    4. japan

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

      | Koichi
    5. japan

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

      | John
    6. japan

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

      | Hashi
    7. japan

      What is Japan's Thanksgiving? Celebrating Work

      | Hashi
    8. 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
    9. japan

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

      | John
    10. japan

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

      | Hashi
    11. japan

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

      | Hashi
    12. japan

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

      | Hashi
    13. japan

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

      | Koichi
    14. japan

      The Nail That Sticks Up... Conformity in Japan

      | Hashi
    15. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    16. japan

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

      | John
    17. 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
    18. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    19. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    20. japanese

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

      | John
    21. japan

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

      | Hashi
    22. japan

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

      | Hashi
    23. japan

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

      | Fiona
    24. japan

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

      | Hashi
    25. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    26. japanese

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

      | John
    27. japan

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

      | Hashi
    28. japan

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

      | Hashi
    29. japan

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

      | John
    30. japan

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

      | Fiona
    31. japan

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

      | Hashi
    32. 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
    33. japan

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

      | Hashi
    34. japanese

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

      | John
    35. japanese

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

      | Hashi
    36. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    37. japan

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

      | John
    38. japan

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

      | John
    39. japanese

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

      | Hashi
    40. 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
    41. japan

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

      | Hashi
    42. japan

      Sento: What Not to Do Learn from a bathing goofus

      | John