1. japan

      Mimikaki: Ear Cleaning and Romance in Japan Of Love and Earwax

      | Rich
    2. japan

      Takarazuka's Crossdressing Starlets Beauties That May Just Be Better Than Real Men

      | Aimee Zink
    3. japan

      The Many Japanese Calendars And the Ways Japan Tells Time

      | Kristen Dexter
    4. japan

      Is Japan Really Conservative? You can't do this, you can't do that... or can you?

      | Austin
    5. japan

      More Than Gaijin Specific Ethnic Groups Living in Japan

      | Laguna Levine
    6. japan

      Meet the Ogasawara Islands! The Ogasawara Islands speak out

      | Matthew Macewan
    7. interviews

      An Exclusive Interview with Matt Alt Translation, Localization, and other Nice Japanese Things

      | Linda Lombardi
    8. interviews

      Interview About Lang-8's New Service: HiNative YangYang Xi and their new mascot, Momonga give us the scoop!

      | Mami Suzuki
    9. japan

      Noboru Iguchi: Master of Movie Mayhem Japan's master of Schlock

      | Rudy Barrett
    10. japan

      Rice: The Crop That Sparked the Tokugawa Miracle In the beginning... there was rice!

      | Christina Trouten
    11. interviews

      Mr. Heavy Metal: An Interview with Marty Friedman Why Megadeth's legendary guitarist moved to Japan

      | Michael Richey
    12. japanese

      Learn Hiragana: The Ultimate Guide Memorize hiragana in hours or days, not weeks or months.

      | Koichi
    13. japan

      Special Education on Japanese Special Education Resources for the Handicapped

      | Laguna Levine
    14. japanese

      Kobun (Classical Japanese) - Old Kana Why the "ye" in "Yebisu" is even a thing.

      | Rochelle
    15. japan

      Omamori: Protecting Yourself in Little Ways Pass that test! Be safe while you drive! Find a boyfriend!

      | Verity Lane
    16. japanese

      How To Learn Japanese From Anime The Guide You've Been Waiting For

      | Koichi
    17. japan

      Why Japan Laughs At Zombies Bbbbbraaaainnnnzz Braaaainzzz!! HEY! Why aren't you running?!

      | Rudy Barrett
    18. japan

      The Culture of Less Is More Or Less

      | Sanford
    19. japan

      City Life Outside Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto Living that Inaka life. Represent!

      | Laguna Levine
    20. japan

      All About Hikikomori Japan's Missing Million

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook
    21. japan

      Unagi: Delicious Past and Dim Future Unagi is one Japan's most delicious dishes. Too bad you won't be eating it for long.

      | Linda Lombardi
    22. japan

      HELP! I Don't Know How to ALT! Tips for becoming a better team teacher

      | Verity Lane
    23. japan

      Better Than Pokémon!? How Yo-Kai Watch Is Marketing Itself To Japanese Children

      | Rich
    24. japan

      Tomoe Gozen: Badass Women in Japanese History A warrior worth a thousand men

      | Chelsea Bernard
    25. interviews

      Making Traditional Tenugui With Cloth Artisan Takimoto Somesho An interview with a Tenugui expert

      | Rich
    26. japan

      Three Times Mighty Nintendo Sold Out This article sponsored by Crystal Pepsi

      | Michael Richey
    27. travel

      Fujiko F. Fujio Doraemon Museum Please, come on in to my doko demo door.

      | Shoko
    28. travel

      Sannai-Maruyama Jomon Historical Site What Japan was like, a long, long time ago

      | Koichi
    29. travel

      Aomori Museum Of Modern Art Here to see the big dog

      | Koichi
    30. japan

      5 Things To Know About Suicide In Japan Get the Facts and Know the Truth - It's not as Bad as you Think

      | Austin
    31. interviews

      The Empire Built On Egg Shells An Interview With TanKuma Owner Gensho Nishigaki

      | Mami Suzuki
    32. travel

      TanKuma - Raw Egg On Rice Restaurant Eat some delicious tamago-kake-gohan and then poop in a bear

      | Mami Suzuki
    33. travel

      The Sea Urchin, Squid Ink, & Natto Ice Cream Of Kita No Aisu Ya San, Otaru Sea urchin & squid ice cream, anyone?

      | Koichi
    34. travel

      Fresh Egg Vending Machine Straight from the chicken's butt to a machine to your mouth

      | Mami Suzuki
    35. japan

      Raw Egg On Rice Is A Japanese Feast The egg. The rice. The feast.

      | Mami Suzuki
    36. japan

      Godzilla Behind the Scenes What is Godzilla Doing When He’s Not Knocking Buildings Down?

      | Koichi
    37. japan

      A Beginner’s Guide to Shōchū Delicious alcohol (glug glug)

      | Adam Ledford
    38. japan

      Japan’s Solar Revolution The Sky’s (Not) the Limit"

      | Rich
    39. japanese

      Kobun (Classical Japanese) & Honorifics I humbly ask that honorable you read this guide

      | Rochelle
    40. japan

      Shopping in Tokyo - A Shopaholic's Guide How to get the most bang for your buck in the world's most expensive city

      | Joel Neff
    41. japan

      How to Care for Your Beetle Beetles are a Boy's Best Friend

      | Linda Lombardi
    42. japan

      Is That A Marimo In Your Pants Or Are You Just Happy To See Me? Lovable Algae Balls You Can Keep As Pets

      | Verity Lane