Archive

    1. travel

      Kiku-Masamune Sake Brewery and Museum A museum jam-packed with history and traditional Japanese alcohol.

      | Rich
    2. japanese

      How to Learn Japanese from Songs A musical journey into Japanese language study

      | Linda Lombardi
    3. japanese

      Japanese Body Parts Vocabulary and Idioms Use your head when talking about your body parts in Japanese

      | Chelsea Bernard
    4. reviews

      Reading Japanese with a Smile Nine Stories from a Japanese Weekly Magazine for Intermediate Learners

      | Kristen Dexter
    5. japan

      Katsuobushi, The Dried Fermented Fish Rock That's in Almost Every Japanese Dish You've Ever Eaten It's not pretty, it's not fresh, it's hard as a rock, and it's what makes Japanese food taste like Japanese food

      | Linda Lombardi
    6. travel

      The Kyoto Taiko Center The best place for tourists to pay to play Japan's traditional drums in Japan's traditional city

      | Erin Grace
    7. japan

      One Foreigner's Story of Becoming a Father in Japan Hospital's different. Language barrier. Wife having baby. What could go wrong?

      | Nathan
    8. reviews

      Jazz Up Your Japanese with Onomatopoeia Beep boop pow meow bop shhhhuuuuupah

      | Kristen Dexter
    9. japanese

      Learning Japanese from Kid's Anime From anpan-headed heroes to Rastafarian konnyaku, Tofugu recommends the best cartoons for learning Japanese

      | Rich
    10. travel

      The Osaka Highway That Lives in a Skyscraper If you've ever wanted to drive your car through a building, this place is for you

      | Mami Suzuki
    11. japan

      Examining the Japanese Work Ethic So how much does Japan ganbaru anyway?

      | Austin
    12. travel

      Neon Blue Curry And The NicoNico Headquarters Cafe wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

      | Koichi
    13. interviews

      Story in my Hands – GAKUTEN Artist Spotlight An interview with an artisan who makes food and furniture fit for mice

      | Michael Richey
    14. travel

      CLAMP COFFEE SARASA - Fresh Roasted Coffee in Kyoto Cozy atmosphere, rustic decor, and bacon cake

      | Mami Suzuki
    15. interviews

      Interview with Japanese Let's Play Gamers Anijya and Otojya Doumo Minnasan Ohakonbannichiwa. Omataseshimashita.

      | Koichi
    16. reviews

      Nihongo Sō-Matome JLPT Study Guide Series

      | Rich
    17. japanese

      Japanese Loanword Phonology For when you've read the same katakana word over 10 times and still can't decipher it

      | Linda Lombardi
    18. travel

      Nara's Gorgeous Flower-Filled Hasedera Temple Come for the flowers, stay for the eleven-faced deity

      | Mami Suzuki
    19. japanese

      The Meaning Of 国 Ask not what your kuni can do for you, but what the heck is a kuni anyway?

      | Adam Ledford
    20. travel

      Riding The World's Shortest Escalator: The Puchicalator The shortest amount of fun we've ever had

      | Koichi
    21. japan

      Japanese Smoking Manners Posters Go ahead and smoke but don't be a jerk about it

      | Verity Lane
    22. japan

      Why the Japanese Countryside Is Emptying And what's being done to fix it

      | Austin
    23. japan

      Choosing the Best Yokai Books for You So many monsters, so many books... but we've got your back

      | Linda Lombardi
    24. reviews

      Breaking into Japanese Literature Seven Modern Classics in Parallel Text

      | Kristen Dexter
    25. reviews

      Japanese from Zero! 1: Progressive Edition The perfect Japanese textbook for young learners.

      | Michael Richey
    26. japan

      The Power of Japanese Math Discover the heart behind Japan's love for and excellence in math

      | Verity Lane
    27. reviews

      Kodansha International's Bilingual Books Series Practice your Japanese and become a better translator

      | Kristen Dexter
    28. japanese

      The Ghibli Dictionary: Learning Japanese from Ghibli Films Learn Japanese with John Lasseter's favorite anime

      | Stephen
    29. japan

      Don't Get Sued! Libel, Slander, and Defamation Laws in Japan Be careful what you print, even if it's true

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook
    30. japan

      Let's Nabe! A Beginner's Guide to Japanese Hot Pot Cooking Get ready to eat the most warm, comforting, fun, and easy to prepare meal you'll ever have.

      | Verity Lane
    31. japan

      How to View Japanese Swords Learn to appreciate one the world's coolest art forms

      | Nathan
    32. reviews

      Read Real Japanese: Essays and Fiction Essays and Short Stories by Contemporary Writers

      | Kristen Dexter
    33. japan

      Japan's Wild Boar Problem How inoshishi, despite their cuteness, are ruining Japan

      | Adam Ledford
    34. japan

      Tokyo Travel Tips for the Neurotic Don't sweat the small stuff, we've got your back.

      | Linda Lombardi
    35. japanese

      The Wonderful World of Kaomoji (☝ ՞ਊ ՞)=☞)՞ਊ ՞)(≼⓪≽⋌⋚⋛⋋≼⓪≽)

      | Koichi
    36. japan

      Japan’s Sacrificial Lamb – The Okinawa Military Base Controversy A recent election brings Okinawa's outrage with US military presence to the forefront once again.

      | Rich
    37. japan

      JET Program Interview: The Definitive Guide To Passing You've got the interview. Follow this guide to success.

      | Michael Richey
    38. reviews

      Making Sense of Japanese What the Textbooks Don't Tell You

      | Kristen Dexter
    39. japan

      Japonism: How Japan Shaped Modern Art An art history crash course revealing the Japanese influence on Western art movements.

      | Matthew Macewan
    40. reviews

      Hiroaki Sato's Legends of the Samurai If you're an English speaking samurai nerd, this book is made for you. The rest might need more motivation.

      | Rich
    41. japan

      Showa Shinzan Yukigassen Tournament: The World's Scariest Snowball Fight? And here you thought that snowball fights were fun and not painful.

      | Koichi
    42. japan

      Tanuki: The Canine Yokai with Gigantic Balls Not a badger, not a raccoon, and keep your eye on that teapot...

      | Linda Lombardi