Archive

    1. interviews

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

      | Michael Richey
    2. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    3. japan

      Special Education on Japanese Special Education Resources for the Handicapped

      | Laguna Levine
    4. japanese

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

      | Rochelle
    5. japan

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

      | Verity Lane
    6. japanese

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

      | Koichi
    7. japan

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

      | Rudy Barrett
    8. japan

      The Culture of Less Is More Or Less

      | Sanford
    9. japan

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

      | Laguna Levine
    10. japan

      All About Hikikomori Japan's Missing Million

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook
    11. 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
    12. japan

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

      | Verity Lane
    13. japan

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

      | Rich
    14. japan

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

      | Chelsea Bernard
    15. interviews

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

      | Rich
    16. travel

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

      | Koichi
    17. travel

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

      | Shoko
    18. travel

      Aomori Museum Of Modern Art Here to see the big dog

      | Koichi
    19. japan

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

      | Michael Richey
    20. 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
    21. interviews

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    22. travel

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    23. travel

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

      | Koichi
    24. travel

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    25. japan

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    26. japan

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

      | Koichi
    27. japan

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

      | Adam Ledford
    28. japan

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

      | Rich
    29. japanese

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

      | Rochelle
    30. japan

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

      | Jessica Shortz
    31. japan

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    32. 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
    33. japan

      Being Fat in Japan By Someone Who Lost Over 100 Pounds Here

      | Laguna Levine
    34. japan

      Where to Find Nuts in Japan You can order online, sure. But when you want to buy nuts with your own two hands...

      | Rich
    35. japan

      Sampuru: Japanese Food Models It looks good enough to eat, but look closer before you dig in

      | Linda Lombardi and Hashi
    36. travel

      Me Me Me Cafe - A Taste of Portland, In Tokyo A Cafe, by a Japanese man

      | Koichi
    37. interviews

      How To Speak Beautiful Japanese An Interview With Yomiuri TV Announcer Naomi Uemura

      | Mami Suzuki
    38. interviews

      Mining For Japanese Gold The Professor Who Teaches Japanese Through Minecraft

      | Koichi
    39. japan

      Shinto Tropes for Otaku Folks Be less of a baka-gaijin and learn the truth behind that anime!

      | Christina Trouten
    40. travel

      Gotokuji Temple - Cats, Cats, Cats, and... Cats? Meow

      | Shoko
    41. japan

      Tenugui: A Cloth Without Limits The very Japanese cloth with everyday uses

      | Rich
    42. japan

      How to Get your Japanese Driver's License Pass the infamous Japanese driver's test

      | Verity Lane