Archive

    1. japanese

      本: Counting Long, Skinny Things 11 categories of long, skinny things that are worth counting

      | Mami Suzuki and Koichi
    2. japanese

      匹: Counting Animals, Bugs, and Wild Children Learn the difference between counting orcs and elves, you racist nerd.

      | Mami Suzuki
    3. japanese

      台: Counting Machines, Furniture, & Whole Cakes Finally, you can count that pile of window unit air conditioners in your basement

      | Mami Suzuki
    4. japanese

      枚: Counting Everything Flat Counting flat things, round things, cloth, roles, sections, food orders, and so much more

      | Mami Suzuki and Koichi
    5. japanese

      頭: Counting Those Big, Professional Animals That show "Dogs with Jobs"... all those dogs on that show are counted with this counter

      | Mami Suzuki
    6. japanese

      個: Counting (Almost) Everything and Anything Like the counter 〜つ but slightly less useful (only slightly)

      | Mami Suzuki
    7. japanese

      〜つ: Counting Everything and Anything When you don't know what counter to use...

      | Mami Suzuki
    8. japanese

      Getting Started with Japanese Counters What they are, how to use them, and grammatical aspects

      | Mami Suzuki and Koichi
    9. japanese

      350 Japanese Counters Grouped by Usefulness Divided into 2 Absolutely Must-Know, 17 Must-Know, 47 Common, and so on

      | Mami Suzuki
    10. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: August 2018 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    11. japanese

      Ganbaru: Fight! Do Your Best! Never Say Die! Meanings, history, example sentences, and what Japanese people think when they hear it.

      | Mami Suzuki
    12. japanese

      Japanese Name Enders: More than Mr. and Ms. When and how to use さん, くん, and more you've never heard of

      | Michael Richey and Mami Suzuki
    13. japanese

      Rendaku: Why Hito-Bito isn't Hito-Hito What your Japanese teacher doesn't want you to know (because they don't actually know)

      | Kristen Dexter
    14. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: July 2018 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    15. japanese

      Japanese Numbers and How to Count ALL of Them Counting that's not as easy as 1, 2, 3

      | Mami Suzuki
    16. travel

      Bar Orchard: The Creative, Fresh Fruit Cocktails of Ginza The passion (fruit) of two bartenders put together one of the best bars in Tokyo

      | Michael Richey
    17. travel

      Yakiniku Meimon: Famous Japanese Meat for Famous People The Prime Minister ate here, you guys. C'mon!

      | Kanae Nakamine
    18. japanese

      The Meaning of Genki: Going Way Beyond "O Genki Desu Ka? Hai, Genki Desu." Start using the word "genki" the way the Japanese use it.

      | Mami Suzuki, Michael Richey, and Koichi
    19. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: May & June 2018 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    20. reviews

      Renting Middle-Aged Japanese Men for Fun: A Review of Ossan Rental Seriously, these are some quality ossan

      | Koichi
    21. travel

      Studio Crown: Cosplay, Then Walk the Streets of Akihabara as an Otaku God Rent professional costumes, get professional photos

      | Koichi
    22. interviews

      Yasashii Shufu: Cosplaying-Along with a Rental Ossan Dressing up as anime characters with a kind ossan

      | Koichi
    23. interviews

      Omocha-kun: Our Anthem Singing, Puppet-Wielding Ossan Rental Puppets, wigs, and national anthems

      | Koichi
    24. travel

      Hanachan: A Drinking Place I Love But Can’t Recommend It’s like the Netflix show *Midnight Diner* come to life

      | Koichi
    25. travel

      Nakagin Capsule Tower: Retro Future Living Space An entire apartment complex made of 140 individual capsules

      | Mami Suzuki
    26. travel

      Umebachiya: Real Veggies, Real Sweet, Real Edo Style One of the last places in Japan you can get candied vegetables made the way they did it in the Edo period.

      | Mami Suzuki
    27. japanese

      Chotto: A Little Word with a Lot of Ambiguity Seven meanings, one word, all cop

      | Mami Suzuki
    28. japanese

      How to Make a Reservation in Japanese Make that reservation in Japanese, reservation-free

      | Mami Suzuki
    29. travel

      Park Hotel Tokyo: Where Each Room is a Work of Art What if your hotel room was a museum and you could sleep inside?

      | Mami Suzuki
    30. travel

      On the Marks: A Kawasaki Hotel for Hip Youths and Business Travelers This place has everything a human needs: craft beer, curry, and beds

      | Mami Suzuki
    31. japan

      Here are Your Options for Getting Internet in Japan How Japan is preparing for the 2020 Olympics by keeping you connected

      | Michael Richey, Koichi, Mami Suzuki, and Jamal Lee
    32. reviews

      ili Handheld Translator Device: Our Hands-On, In-Japan Review Translate Japanese, no Internet required

      | Jamal Lee
    33. reviews

      Pocketalk Handheld Translator Device: Reviewing it, and Using it in Japan Japanese translation in the palm of your hand

      | Darin Richardson
    34. japanese

      A Guide to Japanese Pronunciation: Sounds, Words, and Sentences Who knew glottal fricatives and voiced alveolar nasal stops could be so rewarding?

      | Kristen Dexter
    35. japanese

      Getting Into 込む Compound Verbs It’s time for you to 覚え込む some Japanese grammar

      | Koichi and Mami Suzuki
    36. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: April 2018 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    37. interviews

      We Rented a NEET: Someone Who is "Not in Education, Employment, or Training." If she gets paid for being a NEET, is she still a NEET, though?

      | Mami Suzuki
    38. travel

      ChouChou POPON: The Tokyo Bar Filled with Model Trains The tiny plastic fantasy land for train-loving alcoholics

      | Mami Suzuki
    39. travel

      Nanachōme Kyōboshi: Ginza's Famous $400 Tempura We bankrupted Tofugu, but it was worth it in the end

      | Mami Suzuki
    40. japanese

      Transitive and Intransitive Verbs in Japanese and How To Use Them Never mix them up again!

      | Kristen Dexter
    41. travel

      Ristorante Massa: The Iron Chef Italian Restaurant Does Kōbe Masahiko’s restaurant cuisine reign supreme?

      | Koichi
    42. travel

      Atagawa Tropical & Alligator Garden: Radical Reptiles and Gnarly Nanners Bananas are truly in trouble, and we must all come together to save them. If we don't, places like this will no longer exist, or it'll just be a bunch of alligators and nothing else.

      | Michael Richey