Archive

    1. travel

      Izu Shaboten Park's Capybara Onsen The world's largest rodent gets friendly (and clean!)

      | Linda Lombardi
    2. japan

      The 10 Best Onsen Resort Towns in Japan Get Naked with Strangers and Soak Up the Relaxation

      | Kanae Nakamine
    3. japanese

      "What I Use To Study Japanese" - Koichi from Tofugu All the Resources and Techniques the Tofugu Founder Uses To Improve his Japanese Fluency

      | Koichi
    4. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: February 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    5. interviews

      Nintendo Collection Master, Isao Yamazaki The First Nintendo historian is also the first Nintendo museum curator

      | Michael Richey and Kanae Nakamine
    6. japanese

      Japanese Particle KANA: The Definitive Guide I wonder if there are more uses than just "I wonder...?"

      | Jack
    7. reviews

      Your Name – The Highest Grossing Anime Film Ever Is Director Makoto Shinkai the next Miyazaki?

      | Tom Pinchuk
    8. japan

      Why Japan Will Lose 20 Million People by 2050 Bring in the robots, immigrants, and women!

      | Michael Richey
    9. japanese

      New Japanese Learning Resources: January 2017 This month's best tools to help you to learn Japanese

      | Kristen Dexter
    10. interviews

      Japan's 10-Year-Old Philosopher, Published Author, and Grade School Dropout Big thoughts from a small boy who ponders bullying, education, and happiness

      | Michael Richey and Kanae Nakamine
    11. japan

      Crispy, Crunchy, Crawly: Eating Bugs in Japan Your new sustainable, nutritious diet

      | Kanae Nakamine
    12. japan

      Washitsu: A Japanese Room for Guests, Family, or Alone Time One room with a gazillion uses

      | Joel Neff
    13. japan

      How to Buy a New House in Japan A simple guide to finding your dream home

      | Joel Neff
    14. japan

      The 20 Best Anime Movies Not Made by Studio Ghibli Japanese Animation Cinema Ranked (No Totoros Allowed)

      | Rich
    15. japan

      Tofugu's Favorite Posts of 2016 We tell you what to like so you don't have to

      | Koichi, Viet Hoang, Michael Richey, Carla Sinclair, Kristen Dexter, Mami Suzuki, Kanae Nakamine, Jamal Lee, and Aya Francisco
    16. japan

      How to Score Yourself Ghibli Museum Tickets Before It's Too Late Here are the 4 best ways

      | Carla Sinclair
    17. japan

      State Shinto: A Religion Interrupted How the Japanese Government took over the country's native religion

      | Eryk
    18. reviews

      Womansword What Japanese Words Say About Women

      | Kristen Dexter
    19. interviews

      18 Questions for Professional Japanese Poetry Translator, Sally Ito How the rare co-translation collaboration works

      | Michael Richey
    20. reviews

      Are You An Echo? The Lost Poems of Misuzu Kaneko

      | Michael Richey
    21. japanese

      Tsujigiri: A Japanese word you don't see in other languages And there’s bloody good reason why

      | Carla Sinclair
    22. japan

      Thanksgiving in Japan? We asked 5 expats how they spend their turkey day abroad

      | Carla Sinclair
    23. japan

      Tengu: The Japanese Demon That's Basically a Mini-God Full of Pride, Full of Power

      | Linda Lombardi
    24. japan

      Pocky Day: Celebrating Japan's Favorite Stick Snack The official snack of late night anime binges gets its own day

      | Michael Richey
    25. reviews

      Tonoharu Part Three After Six Years, the Trilogy is Complete

      | Carla Sinclair
    26. japan

      Making Your JET Program Recontracting Decision Should you stay or should you go now?

      | Michael Richey
    27. japan

      The 13 Best Japanese Horror Films Tofugu handpicks the very best of Japan's horror cinema

      | Michael Richey, Rich, and Kaitlin Stainbrook
    28. japanese

      Dajare: 13 Types of Japanese Puns And How to Use Them to Practice Japanese

      | Jack
    29. japanese

      Your Step-by-Step Jikoshoukai Guide Learn the basics, practice, and create an advanced Japanese self-introduction

      | Mami Suzuki and Michael Richey
    30. interviews

      The JET Program Senpai Triple Interview Throwdown 23 Things You Want To Know About Life on JET Answered by Alumni

      | Michael Richey
    31. japan

      English Bulletin Board Ideas for JET Program ALTs Everything you need to know about making the best English boards your school has ever seen

      | Sandra
    32. japanese

      The Meaning of Itadakimasu And How It Reduces Food Waste

      | Mami Suzuki
    33. travel

      Kagaya Izakaya: Frog is Stranger Than Fiction In ten years, this tiny basement izakaya is our first, and only, perfect score.

      | Koichi
    34. japan

      Japan’s Doujinshi Culture Of Creativity Through Theft And The Monster Trying To Destroy It

      | Rich and Michael Richey
    35. japan

      26 Etiquette Rules Every English Teacher in Japan Should Know Japanese etiquette and customs that help you become part of the team

      | Michael Richey
    36. reviews

      The Six Month Long Doki Doki Crate Review So...many...cute items. Can't...look away!

      | Michael Richey
    37. japan

      Higuchi Ichiyō: Badass Women in Japanese History Uncompromising and fearless, she returned Japanese literature to its classical roots

      | Kristen Dexter
    38. reviews

      Japan Crate: The Definitive Six-Month Long Review We ate 10.59 lbs and $180 worth of Japanese candy so you don't have to

      | Michael Richey
    39. reviews

      Japanese Tattoos | History • Culture • Design by Brian Ashcraft and Hori Benny

      | Michael Richey
    40. japan

      How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Being Otaku Answering questions of identity and fandom in Japan and beyond

      | Rich
    41. japanese

      How to Type in Japanese (And Fun Characters Too!) Getting the most out of your Japanese Keyboard

      | Kristen Dexter
    42. japanese

      Chibi: The Japanese Word That's Cute And Offensive The origins, the offensive, and the otaku

      | Mami Suzuki