Archive

    1. japan

      Ono no Komachi and The Standard of Japanese Female Beauty How the Akita Bijin became the envy of Japan

      | Kristen Dexter
    2. japan

      Japan's Garbage Disposal System Explained Sort or die!

      | Verity Lane
    3. japan

      Yakan Chuugaku: The Japanese Night Time Junior High Where The Uneducated Learn To Read Good Hot, steamy, educational nights

      | Mami Suzuki
    4. japanese

      The Ultimate Guide To Becoming A Japanese Translator You've been dreaming it. Now make it real.

      | Kristen Dexter
    5. japan

      How to Spice up Your ALT Lessons with the Nine Intelligences A new strategy for English teaching in Japan

      | Rich
    6. japan

      10 Not-Japanese Foods Lost in Translation So close… yet so far

      | Laguna Levine
    7. travel

      Suzuhiro Kamaboko, The Fish Cake Museum Delicious fish pressed into a long cake

      | Shoko
    8. japan

      Kamaboko - A Pureed Fish Cake Fit For Celebration The cake that can swim

      | Mami Suzuki
    9. interviews

      How to be a Japanese Translator with Susanna Fessler Japanese literature Professor and Translator Tells All

      | Kristen Dexter
    10. japan

      Bishounen Girl meets boy, boy likes girl, girl meets girl-like-boy…

      | Sanford
    11. interviews

      An Interview with Medama-Sensei The Racism-Battling Monk of YouTube

      | Rochelle
    12. japan

      The Japanese Name Satou And Its Rise To #1 If you're family name is Satou, congratulations! You're the greatest

      | Mami Suzuki
    13. interviews

      How to be a Japanese Translator with Jonathan Lloyd-Davies Winner of the 2012 Shirley Jackson award in translation

      | Kristen Dexter
    14. japan

      Abenomics 3 Arrows Explained Finally you can understand what's going on inside Abe's head

      | Austin
    15. interviews

      Interview with Japanese Ghost Expert Zack Davisson Everything you wanna know about obake and yokai

      | Linda Lombardi
    16. interviews

      How to be a Japanese Translator with Jocelyne Allen Hear from a BL Manga Pro

      | Kristen Dexter
    17. japan

      The Island In-between Tsushima and the Sō Family

      | Adam Ledford
    18. japan

      The Cicadas' Song Japan’s Summer Soundtrack

      | Rich
    19. japan

      Komainu: The History of Japan’s Mythical Lion Dogs On your roof, guarding your shrine, and kicking kaiju butt

      | Adam Ledford
    20. japan

      A Long History of Japanese Names Where did all these names come from?

      | Mami Suzuki
    21. japan

      Kitsune: The Divine/Evil Fox Yokai A 50/50 chance you'll live

      | Linda Lombardi
    22. japan

      The Delicious Road: a Japanese Dessert Journey A north to south sweets expedition

      | Matthew Macewan
    23. japan

      Becoming a Child in Japan Learning Through Curiosity and Humility

      | Laguna Levine
    24. japan

      Top 10 REAL Pokemon You Can Find in Japan! Catch 'em all for realsies

      | Rudy Barrett
    25. japanese

      Learn Katakana: The Ultimate Guide Memorize katakana in hours or days, not weeks or months.

      | Koichi
    26. japan

      How "Cow Poop" Became A Real-Life Japanese Family Name Looks good on a family crest

      | Mami Suzuki
    27. japan

      Origami for Kids Improving Children's Minds One Fold at a Time

      | Rich
    28. japan

      The Road to Understanding Japanese Pottery A road made of bricks, which also used to be made like pottery!

      | Matthew Macewan
    29. japan

      Ghibli’s Uncertain Future, Post-Miyazaki Marnie, Goro, CGI, oh my!

      | Shoko
    30. japan

      Onigiri: The Rice Ball Perfectly seasoned, a pop of flavor from the filling, warm or cold, always delicious.

      | Sanford
    31. japan

      Murasaki Shikibu: Badass Women in Japanese History The World's First Novelist was - That's Right - A Heian Poet

      | Chelsea Bernard
    32. japanese

      Weird Kanji Unusual Readings and their Origins

      | Kristen Dexter
    33. travel

      Yakushima: Shiratani Unsuikyo The Forest that inspired Princess Mononoke

      | Shoko
    34. japanese

      Gaming To Learn Japanese You're already playing games. Why not learn while you do it?!

      | Kristen Dexter
    35. japan

      Peace and Japan How Japan Got Militarized. Again.

      | Austin
    36. japan

      Let's All Get NAKED! Onsen and Body Image Don't Be Shy, Jump In!

      | Verity Lane
    37. japan

      The Ryukyu King And His Fantastic 1-Year-Long Parade A tribute mission for the ages

      | Adam Ledford
    38. japan

      10 of Hello Kitty's Most DISTANT Relatives Sanrio characters are too dull or too weird

      | Michael Richey
    39. japan

      The Social History of Ramen Slurp slurp slurp some knowledge

      | Linda Lombardi
    40. interviews

      Ryan Vandendyck: What It's Like To Localize Games To And From Japan An interview with the founder and CEO of the company that brought you "Citizens of Earth!"

      | Laguna Levine
    41. japan

      Five Ways To Experience Japan Without Leaving Home Because not everyone can afford to leave town

      | Jessica Shortz
    42. japan

      Kato Kiyomasa and the Hosokawa Lords of Kumamoto

      | Adam Ledford