Archive

    1. japanese

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

      | Adam Ledford
    2. travel

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

      | Koichi
    3. japan

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

      | Verity Lane
    4. japan

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

      | Austin
    5. japan

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    6. reviews

      Breaking into Japanese Literature Seven Modern Classics in Parallel Text

      | Kristen Dexter
    7. reviews

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

      | Michael Richey
    8. japan

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

      | Verity Lane
    9. reviews

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

      | Kristen Dexter
    10. japanese

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

      | Stephen
    11. japan

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

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook
    12. 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
    13. japan

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

      | Nathan
    14. reviews

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

      | Kristen Dexter
    15. japan

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

      | Adam Ledford
    16. japan

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    17. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    18. 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
    19. japan

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

      | Michael Richey
    20. reviews

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

      | Kristen Dexter
    21. japan

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

      | Matthew Macewan
    22. 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
    23. japan

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

      | Koichi
    24. japan

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    25. travel

      Tokyo's Pop-Up Toy and Candy Shops: Kashiya Yokochou Edoya Relive your childhood or, if you are a child, just live

      | Mami Suzuki
    26. interviews

      Interview with Ken Taya, aka Enfu, the Master of Japanamericana Enfu talks with us about video game creation, the psyche behind Japanese art, and his thoughts on Big Hero 6

      | Michael Richey
    27. travel

      Meguro Gajoen's Million Dollar Toilet Room When you want to know how Scrooge McDuck feels when he urinates. tags: meguro gajoen

      | Mami Suzuki
    28. japanese

      Why Quantity, Not Quality, Makes You Fluent In Japanese Sometimes you just have to let go to make progress.

      | Koichi
    29. travel

      Mori Otani Pottery Studio Rich with history and hands-on experiences.

      | Rich
    30. japan

      Surviving Japan's Medical System Going to the hospital is never easy. Now do it in a foreign country.

      | Verity Lane
    31. travel

      SUMO Wrestling at Ryogoku-Kokugikan Sumo wrestling at its finest. The most popular place to see sumo is also the best.

      | Mami Suzuki
    32. japan

      Ken Takakura and Bunta Sugawara: The Death of Yakuza Cinema Tofugu pays tributes to two titans of the Japanese film industry.

      | Rich
    33. japan

      Japanese Horror Fiction: Emotions Unearthed Playing your emotions like a skeleton plays his ribcage like a xylophone.

      | Rudy Barrett
    34. reviews

      Great Teacher Onizuka Drama (2012) Of all the GTOs, is this the G-est?

      | Rich
    35. japan

      Japan’s Dependence on China’s Unsafe Food How to protect yourself from China's food safety meltdown.

      | Rich
    36. japan

      Michi No Eki: Japanese Stamp Rally in Hokkaido Gotta Stamp 'Em All!

      | Verity Lane
    37. japan

      Christians in Kyushu: A History How Jesus was introduced, accepted, and ousted from Japan

      | Adam Ledford
    38. japan

      Amezaiku: Japanese Candy Creatures Born from Sugar and Fire Fun to eat. Fun to watch getting made before you eat.

      | Linda Lombardi
    39. interviews

      Brian Ashcraft: A Scholar of Japanese Schoolgirls Studies And mom said you couldn't make a living studying schoolgirls

      | Koichi
    40. reviews

      Japanese Schoolgirl Confidential And here you thought that you knew everything there was to know about Japanese schoolgirls

      | Kristen Dexter
    41. japan

      An Exclusive Interview with the Seikan Tunnel Stations Made possible by imagination and viewers like you

      | Matthew Macewan
    42. reviews

      Showa: A History of Japan The Manga-ka and the Ratman Explain World War II

      | Linda Lombardi