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    1. reviews

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

      | Michael Richey
    2. japan

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

      | Kristen Dexter
    3. 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
    4. reviews

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

      | Michael Richey
    5. japan

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

      | Rich
    6. japanese

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

      | Kristen Dexter
    7. japanese

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    8. japanese

      How to Install a Japanese Keyboard On Apple, Windows, Computers, Phones, You name it!

      | Kristen Dexter
    9. japan

      Wabi-Sabi and Understanding Japan A philosophy and aesthetic as worldview

      | Jack
    10. japanese

      27 Hiragana Charts: Stroke Order, Practice, Mnemonics, and More Find the method, style, and approach that works for you.

      | Koichi
    11. japanese

      「『The Art Of、 Japanese Punctuation〜。』」!? 【】〜【】〜【】〜【】〜【】〜【】〜【】

      | Koichi and Kristen Dexter
    12. japan

      Chindogu: The Unuseless Inventions of Kenji Kawakami The inventions that you could almost see yourself using...almost.

      | Michael Richey
    13. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    14. 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
    15. japanese

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    16. 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
    17. reviews

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

      | Michael Richey
    18. japan

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    19. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    20. japanese

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

      | Kristen Dexter
    21. japan

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

      | Michael Richey and Mami Suzuki
    22. 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
    23. japanese

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

      | Michael Richey
    24. japan

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

      | Koichi
    25. 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
    26. travel

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    27. japanese

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

      | Kristen Dexter
    28. 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
    29. travel

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    30. 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
    31. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    32. japanese

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    33. travel

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    34. japan

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

      | Michael Richey
    35. reviews

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    36. travel

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    37. travel

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    38. japan

      JET Program Survival Resources Helping you live your life on JET

      | Michael Richey
    39. travel

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    40. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    41. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    42. japan

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

      | Linda Lombardi