Archive

    1. japan

      Tsukemono! The Wonderful World of Japanese Pickles Those weird little things in your bento are actually pretty amazing

      | Linda Lombardi
    2. japan

      How Monster Strike Conquered Japanese Mobile Gaming ...and saved the country's largest social network from destruction

      | Rich
    3. reviews

      Attack On Titan: The Movie - A Tofugu Review Sure to be a box-office Titan, but how does this film stack up?

      | Rich
    4. japanese

      Your Japanese Weak Point Figure it out and fix it already

      | Koichi
    5. videos

      An Effective Hack For Learning Japanese Vocabulary Learning all the words you already know

      | Koichi and Michael Richey
    6. videos

      Ask Japan: "What is Honne & Tatemae?" Let's find out Japan's true feelings

      | Michael Richey, Juri, and Koichi
    7. japan

      The Unique Weapons of Ancient Japan As used by samurai, ninja, warrior monks, ruffians and all-around badasses.

      | Rich
    8. japan

      Umbrellas in Japan More umbrella knowledge than you can shake a stick at

      | Adam Ledford
    9. travel

      Daiki Suisan - Super Fresh Sushi Cut out the middleman and go straight ot the sushi source

      | Mami Suzuki
    10. japanese

      JET Program Japanese Study: Setting Yourself Up for Success Ready, Set, Immersion!

      | Michael Richey
    11. videos

      A Visual History Of The "Kappa" Everyone's little green cucumber-eating river friend

      | Michael Richey
    12. travel

      Kaihou Souko: The Massive Japanese Secondhand Warehouse If you like to collect anything, this is your store

      | Mami Suzuki
    13. japan

      4 Foreigners in Traditional Japanese Roles Breaking into a traditionally Japanese art form may be tough for foreigner, but it's not impossible

      | Ben
    14. interviews

      The Daily Life of the Japanese Housewife 1/3 of women in Japan want to be housewives. We interviewed some to find out why

      | Mami Suzuki
    15. japan

      How to Plan a Cycling Trip in Japan 4 steps to bring you cycling success in 日本

      | Pia
    16. videos

      Fixing Your Japanese Weakpoint(s) Fix what's holding you back

      | Koichi and Michael Richey
    17. travel

      Huis Ten Bosch, The Dutch Theme Park in Japan Cultural mismatch, a toilet ghost, One Piece, and real actual cheese!

      | Verity Lane
    18. videos

      Japanese Fluency Is Just Making Connections Like one big Japanese spiderweb

      | Koichi and Michael Richey
    19. interviews

      Interview with Chiptune Musician TORIENA Using the Game Boy to make wonderfully manic music

      | Michael Richey and Mami Suzuki
    20. videos

      A Visual History Of Emoji Smiley Face, Hospital, Fire, Muscle Arms

      | Michael Richey
    21. japan

      What the Japanese Royal Family Can Learn from Prince William’s Japan Trip Japan and the UK have a lot in common, which makes their visits to each other a lot more significant

      | Adam Ledford
    22. travel

      Daienji Temple and its Many Statues Go here to heal your body with gold or get your baby out of hell

      | Mami Suzuki
    23. japan

      Ekiben! Japanese Food on Japanese Trains and Beyond Two great Japanese things, even better together

      | Linda Lombardi
    24. travel

      Kurashiki - The Quiet Birthplace Of Momotaro Quaint buildings, river tours, history, pudding, and jeans

      | Verity Lane
    25. japan

      Questioning Japanese Creativity: Is Japan Really Creative? Kurosawa, Miyazaki, and Tezuka all seem to say yes. But is a country as creative as its best creators?

      | Austin
    26. videos

      Ask Japan: "How Scary Is The Number Four?" Now we're all going to die

      | Michael Richey, Koichi, and Juri
    27. travel

      Miyamoto Musashi's Reigando Cave The cave where Japan's greatest swordsman penned his masterpiece

      | Adam Ledford
    28. japanese

      What Does "Japanese Fluency" Mean? A new definition for "fluency"

      | Koichi
    29. japan

      Navigating Roppongi's Nightlife Making the Best of Roppongi’s Split Personality

      | Rich
    30. japan

      Queen Himiko: Badass Women in Japanese History The people loved her. The gods loved her. 8th century historians didn't love her.

      | Chelsea Bernard
    31. videos

      A Visual History Of The "Kitsune" Watch this so you don't get tricked.

      | Michael Richey
    32. japan

      A Japanese Citizen Studying "Abroad" in Her Own Country Japanese by birth. Fluent in Japanese. Living in Japan will be easy, right?

      | Shoko
    33. travel

      Tonkatsu Shimizu, Kyoto's Rakugaki Bar Scrawl your highs and woes all over the walls then drown them in pork and alcohol

      | Mami Suzuki
    34. japan

      Anime's Great Deception – The Difference Between Anime and Cartoons Warning: reading this may forever change your perception of anime

      | Rich
    35. japan

      Ashigaru – Japan's Overlooked And Underappreciated Warriors They did all the work and samurai got all the credit

      | Nathaniel Edwards
    36. japanese

      Why Reading Japanese Is So Difficult: The First Page Syndrome Why is reading in another language so damn difficult?

      | Koichi
    37. travel

      The Butsudan Alter Drive-Thru As exciting as driving past religious implements can get

      | Mami Suzuki
    38. japan

      What Is a Butsudan? And Why Are People Paying $630,000 for Them? Convenient worship from the comfort of your own home

      | Mami Suzuki
    39. japan

      Jet Program Culture Shock Culture shock can be tough, but understanding it doesn't have to be

      | Michael Richey
    40. japan

      The Books Behind Your Favorite Studio Ghibli Films Where Kiki's deliveries started and how Howl got his castle moving

      | Verity Lane
    41. japan

      Emoji – Japan’s Talking Pictures How Japan changed the way we communicate

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook
    42. japan

      Go to (Japanese) Hells! From Shinto to Buddhist, From Volcanic to Animatronic, There's Something for Everyone in Japanese Hells

      | Verity Lane