Archive

    1. japanese

      The "Hiragana Mnemonics Chart," by Tofugu Yet another hiragana chart to put on your bathroom wall

      | Koichi
    2. japan

      Japanese Sign Language and Being Deaf in Japan Improve your Japanese and learn something new at the same time!

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook, Rochelle, and Kristen Dexter
    3. japanese

      Tsundere: Understanding Anime’s Obsessions with the Cold/Warm Archetype Also kuudere, dandere, yandere, and every other type of ~dere

      | Mami Suzuki
    4. reviews

      Put on your Suit and Tie, it's Time to Go to Ice Cream Work An tasty art/story book by Japanese artist Naoshi

      | Michael Richey
    5. reviews

      The Definitive Genki Textbook Review The quintessential review for the quintessential Japanese textbook

      | Michael Richey
    6. japan

      Bowing in Japan Everything you've ever wanted to know about how to bow, and how not to bow, in Japan.

      | Mami Suzuki
    7. japanese

      Tsundoku: Japan's Word for 'Books You Buy But Don't Read' I swear, I'll totally read this book soon.

      | Koichi
    8. japanese

      Japanese Onomatopoeia: The Definitive Guide Everything and anything there is to know about those weird sounds you keep hearing

      | Kristen Dexter
    9. japan

      Okonomiyaki – Japanese Soul Food at Its Finest Osaka and Hiroshima represent

      | Michael Richey and Mami Suzuki
    10. interviews

      Meet The World's Only Hamburger Idol Group: Hamburgirl Z If you love song and dance that reminds you of hamburgers, look no further

      | Mami Suzuki
    11. japanese

      Why Do Japanese People Say Moshi Moshi on the Phone? And other ways to answer the telephone in Japanese

      | Michael Richey
    12. japan

      The Gay of the Samurai All About Homosexuality, Buddhist Monks, Samurai, and The Tokugawa Middle Class

      | Koichi
    13. interviews

      The Day I Met a Japanese Superhero An interview with Rapi:tldier, the cyborg hero who protects Osaka with the power of an express train

      | Mami Suzuki
    14. travel

      Aburaya - The Original Edo Period Inn in Haibara, Nara Exactly as it was over 300 years ago

      | Mami Suzuki
    15. japanese

      The Ultimate Guide to Citing Japanese Sources Everything you need to know about properly giving credit in Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    16. japan

      The Best Teaching Resources for Superstar JET Program ALTs All the best places to find lesson plans, worksheets, games, songs, media, and more for your English classes

      | Michael Richey
    17. travel

      Takeda Castle A beautiful sight in any season, at any time

      | Mami Suzuki
    18. interviews

      I'm an Idol Otaku (and Proud of It) Absolutely everything you'd ever want to know about the idol otaku lifestyle

      | Mami Suzuki and Koichi
    19. japanese

      Japanese Fluency Is A Race To Make The Most Mistakes Will you make it to the finish line?

      | Koichi
    20. japanese

      Japanese Homophones and How To Use Them Learn the meanings to all the Japanese sounds that have been confusing you

      | Mami Suzuki
    21. travel

      Sakurajima - Japan's Most Active Volcano The Japanese volcano with the most personality

      | Mami Suzuki
    22. japan

      20 Differences Between Japanese and Western Schools The things that stand to shock you most as an ALT

      | Michael Richey
    23. reviews

      A Geek In Japan One man's crash course in everything Japanese

      | Linda Lombardi
    24. travel

      Seria: Japan’s Best 100 Yen Shop My absolute favorite 100 YEN shop in Japan

      | Mami Suzuki
    25. travel

      Plataku - The Takara Tomy Plarail Cafe Full of Trains Have your train and eat it too

      | Mami Suzuki
    26. japan

      JET Program Survival Resources Helping you live your life on JET

      | Michael Richey
    27. travel

      Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum One bowl of soup, with a trip back in time on the side please

      | Linda Lombardi
    28. japanese

      "Interleaving" To Memorize More Japanese Let's put our Japanese sentences, radicals, kanji, and vocab all into one big pile.

      | Koichi
    29. japanese

      The Language Hack Where You Learn 1,000+ Japanese Words This Week It's almost as if you already know these words

      | Koichi
    30. japan

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    31. japan

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

      | Rich
    32. reviews

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

      | Rich
    33. japanese

      Your Japanese Weak Point Figure it out and fix it already

      | Koichi
    34. japan

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

      | Rich
    35. japan

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

      | Adam Ledford
    36. travel

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    37. japanese

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

      | Michael Richey
    38. travel

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    39. 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
    40. 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
    41. japan

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

      | Pia
    42. travel

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

      | Verity Lane