Archive

    1. 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
    2. 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
    3. 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
    4. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    5. travel

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

      | Rich
    6. japan

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

      | Verity Lane
    7. travel

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    8. japan

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

      | Rich
    9. japan

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

      | Rudy Barrett
    10. reviews

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

      | Rich
    11. japan

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

      | Rich
    12. japan

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

      | Verity Lane
    13. japan

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

      | Adam Ledford
    14. japan

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    15. interviews

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

      | Koichi
    16. reviews

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

      | Kristen Dexter
    17. japan

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

      | Matthew Macewan
    18. reviews

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    19. japan

      Wined, Dined, Brined, and Intestined: Acquiring a Taste for Japanese Delicacies Would you eat these if we... triple dog dared you?!

      | Verity Lane
    20. travel

      Owl Cafe: Fukuro no Mise Yet Another Japanese [Insert Animal Name Here] Cafe

      | Linda Lombardi
    21. videos

      Abenomics Paradise The three arrows of Abenomics, explained, yo.

      | Koichi, Michael Richey, and James Brown
    22. japan

      Spiders in Japan: The Tiniest Kaiju The Natural Predators of Mothra

      | Adam Ledford
    23. reviews

      Influent: The Virtual Language Memory Palace Your own mini Japanese sandbox

      | Michael Richey
    24. japan

      Bushido: Way of Total Bullshit Everything Tom Cruise taught you about samurai is wrong

      | Rich
    25. travel

      Kanzanji - Yet Another Japanese Temple Founded By Kobo Daishi A Temple, A Hole, A Kannon, and a View

      | Koichi
    26. japan

      Beauty is in the Language of the Beholder Beautiful words for a beautiful time

      | Chelsea Bernard
    27. japan

      Atari, Hane, and Monkey Jumps How to Play Go

      | Nathaniel Edwards
    28. japan

      Megane Culture: Japan’s Love Affair with Glasses They reflect who you are on the inside and look super cute with that outfit.

      | Sanford
    29. japanese

      How to Use a Kanji Dictionary Someday you might use one!

      | Kristen Dexter
    30. japan

      Rascal’s Secret Plan: the Raccoon Invasion of Japan How one children's anime brought about the Araigumapocalypse.

      | Matthew Macewan
    31. reviews

      Japanese for Travelers The totally dispensable guide to Japan

      | Kristen Dexter
    32. japanese

      How to Find The Kanji Radical Finding the core of kanji

      | Kristen Dexter
    33. japan

      The Unwritten Rules Of Job-Hunting In Japan The nail that sticks out doesn't get the job

      | Mami Suzuki
    34. japan

      Invasion of the Species Beetles, vines, and seaweed! Oh my!

      | Adam Ledford
    35. reviews

      Kawaii Box - The Tofugu Review The word "kawaii" can be very subjective

      | Kristen Dexter
    36. reviews

      HiNative: The Review Can it answer "The Question?"

      | Koichi
    37. japan

      Halloween in Japan How Japan Made Halloween Their Own… Then Ruined It For Everybody

      | Mami Suzuki
    38. reviews

      A Dictionary of Japanese Grammar Just about the only time when a physical book will have more information than all of the internet, combined

      | Koichi
    39. travel

      Kuzukiri Lovers Only: Kuzukiri Yamaga Supposedly some really good kuzukiri, if your palate is refined enough

      | Mami Suzuki
    40. travel

      Hamanako Music Box Museum - A Somewhat Magical World Of Automatic Musical Instruments I guess if you really love music boxes...?

      | Koichi
    41. japan

      How to Find a Job in Japan as a Foreign Exchange Student Work it out!

      | Austin
    42. travel

      Shunkado Unagi Pie Factory - Have Your Pie and Get Eel With it, Too Who ever thought that eel cookies could be so good?

      | Koichi