Archive

    1. reviews

      Reading Japanese with a Smile Nine Stories from a Japanese Weekly Magazine for Intermediate Learners

      | Kristen Dexter
    2. japan

      Katsuobushi, The Dried Fermented Fish Rock That's in Almost Every Japanese Dish You've Ever Eaten It's not pretty, it's not fresh, it's hard as a rock, and it's what makes Japanese food taste like Japanese food

      | Linda Lombardi
    3. travel

      The Kyoto Taiko Center The best place for tourists to pay to play Japan's traditional drums in Japan's traditional city

      | Erin Grace
    4. japan

      One Foreigner's Story of Becoming a Father in Japan Hospital's different. Language barrier. Wife having baby. What could go wrong?

      | Nathan
    5. reviews

      Jazz Up Your Japanese with Onomatopoeia Beep boop pow meow bop shhhhuuuuupah

      | Kristen Dexter
    6. japanese

      Learning Japanese from Kid's Anime From anpan-headed heroes to Rastafarian konnyaku, Tofugu recommends the best cartoons for learning Japanese

      | Rich
    7. travel

      The Osaka Highway That Lives in a Skyscraper If you've ever wanted to drive your car through a building, this place is for you

      | Mami Suzuki
    8. japan

      Examining the Japanese Work Ethic So how much does Japan ganbaru anyway?

      | Austin
    9. travel

      Neon Blue Curry And The NicoNico Headquarters Cafe wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

      | Koichi
    10. interviews

      Story in my Hands – GAKUTEN Artist Spotlight An interview with an artisan who makes food and furniture fit for mice

      | Michael Richey
    11. travel

      CLAMP COFFEE SARASA - Fresh Roasted Coffee in Kyoto Cozy atmosphere, rustic decor, and bacon cake

      | Mami Suzuki
    12. interviews

      Interview with Japanese Let's Play Gamers Anijya and Otojya Doumo Minnasan Ohakonbannichiwa. Omataseshimashita.

      | Koichi
    13. reviews

      Nihongo Sō-Matome JLPT Study Guide Series

      | Rich
    14. japanese

      Japanese Loanword Phonology For when you've read the same katakana word over 10 times and still can't decipher it

      | Linda Lombardi
    15. travel

      Nara's Gorgeous Flower-Filled Hasedera Temple Come for the flowers, stay for the eleven-faced deity

      | Mami Suzuki
    16. japanese

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

      | Adam Ledford
    17. travel

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

      | Koichi
    18. japan

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

      | Verity Lane
    19. japan

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

      | Austin
    20. japan

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    21. reviews

      Breaking into Japanese Literature Seven Modern Classics in Parallel Text

      | Kristen Dexter
    22. reviews

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

      | Michael Richey
    23. japan

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

      | Verity Lane
    24. reviews

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

      | Kristen Dexter
    25. japanese

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

      | Stephen
    26. japan

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

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook
    27. 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
    28. japan

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

      | Nathan
    29. reviews

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

      | Kristen Dexter
    30. japan

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

      | Adam Ledford
    31. japan

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    32. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    33. 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
    34. japan

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

      | Michael Richey
    35. reviews

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

      | Kristen Dexter
    36. japan

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

      | Matthew Macewan
    37. 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
    38. japan

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

      | Koichi
    39. japan

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    40. 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
    41. 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
    42. 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