Archive

    1. The Dangers Of Talking About Weird Japan The perpetual stereotype that frames us as "normal"

      | Hashi
    2. Kendo Striving For Perfection When Perfection Is Impossible

      | Koichi
    3. Japanese Home Visit: What Not to Do Learn from a Japanese home-visiting goofus

      | John
    4. Why Is Japanese Web Design So Different? Like an internet time machine

      | Koichi
    5. Japanese Train Etiquette: What Not to Do Learn from a train-riding goofus

      | John
    6. Japanese Chicano Rappers Music and bouncy cars

      | Hashi
    7. Is Kobe Beef A Big Scam? Maybe for the Price alone

      | Hashi
    8. Traveling to Japan for the First Time: Planning a 1-2 Week Trip Making your first trip to Japan an awesome one

      | Koichi
    9. The 10 Most Ridiculous Japanese Stereotypes Wait, so you mean the Japanese don't eat sushi for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

      | John
    10. The Great Japanese Beer War Asahi vs. Kirin vs. Sapporo

      | Viet Hoang
    11. Yaeba: Why Crooked Teeth Are Straight up Beautiful in Japan Beauty is in the tooth of the one you're beholding

      | Hashi
    12. Idolatry; Or Why AKB48 Has Taken Over Japan Singing and Dancing your way into your heart

      | Hashi
    13. Where Japanese Cars Get Their Boxiness It's cool to drive a cube

      | Koichi
    14. The Curse Of The Fire Horse Zodiac Japan’s Ultimate Form Of Contraception

      | Hashi
    15. Japan, Land Of The Rising Meth Japan's up and down relationship with one of the world's most dangerous drugs

      | Koichi
    16. In Japan, Vikings Are All-You-Can-Eat Buffets These vikings won't kill you (unless you lack self-control)

      | John
    17. The Sorry State Of Japanese On The Internet And why Japanese isn't readable online

      | Hashi
    18. Why Japanese Doctors Lie It's okay to lie if you're a doctor!

      | Viet Hoang
    19. Growing Up With An Irrational Fear Of The Number Four I'll take three... no, make that five.

      | Koichi
    20. The Rise and Fall of Bosozoku Violent Japanese Biker Gangs Just Aren't What They Used To Be

      | John
    21. Fruit You Won’t Find Outside Of Japan If you can... send them to us!

      | Hashi
    22. Why Are There Swastikas In Japan? Yeah, we heard you asking.

      | Hashi
    23. White Day! Japan's Answer To Valentine's Day

      | Hashi
    24. How to Drink in Japan Get smashed like the locals

      | John
    25. Botaoshi: Knock Down That Pole Or Die Trying No, This is Sparta

      | Viet Hoang
    26. Onbashira The Japanese Festival Where You Ride Down Mountains On 20,000lb Logs For Some Reason

      | Koichi
    27. Japanese Superstitions That Will Fill You with FEAR! Eating fired eel and melon together will result in DEATH, by the way...

      | Viet Hoang
    28. Japanese Food Museums and Food Theme Parks Learn about Japanese food history and make yourself hungry at the same time!

      | Koichi
    29. Japanese Fart Scrolls Pbbbbbbbbttthhhhffff

      | Hashi
    30. 1,452 Bowls Of Instant Ramen And Counting The Ramen Noodle Diary

      | Koichi
    31. Convenience Stores In Japan Surprisingly Convenient

      | Hashi
    32. What It's Like to Have a Career in Japan It's good know what you're getting into

      | Viet Hoang
    33. The Science Behind Drunken Salarymen A very scientific study

      | Hashi
    34. Karoshi: The Japanese Are Dying to Get to Work Working hard or hardly working? In Japan, you always know the answer.

      | Viet Hoang
    35. Why Japanese Food Tastes So Good: Umami The Fifth of the Four Basic Tastes

      | Hashi
    36. Pimp My Ride, Dekotora Style Trucks covered in beautiful bling, baby

      | Viet Hoang
    37. Genki Sudo's World Order: The Most Innovative Dance & Music Troupe In Japan All other dance troupes can quit. These guys are it.

      | Koichi
    38. Why Japan Was Called The "Submissive Dwarf Country" And Other Country Names For Japan

      | Koichi
    39. Travel To Japan for Cheap (Really!) How to find an inexpensive way to Japan and then save money while you're there!

      | Hashi
    40. Where Is Japan? It's More Complicated Than You Think A highly disputed topic

      | Koichi
    41. Korehira Watanabe: The Last Nihontō Swordsmith The Deadly & Dying Art of Crafting Samurai Swords

      | John
    42. Going From Foreigner to Japanese Citizen The 3 stages you'll go through if you decide to make Japane your home

      | Hashi