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Nurikabe: Hitting the Wall in Japan
When you take that shortcut home at night...
August 16, 2012
Japan's Sanpaku Eye Superstition
A Japanese superstition that tells you your fate via your eye shape
August 15, 2012
The Guy Who Got Hit By An Atomic Bomb. Twice.
August 7, 2012
10 Japanese Movie Title Translations That Make No Sense
In what world does Napoleon Dynamite become Bus Man? This one.
August 4, 2012
Japan's OTHER Languages
It's not just Japanese, ya know!
August 3, 2012
Tokugawa-Style Isolationism On The Japanese Internet
Revere the ISP, expel the barbarians!
July 31, 2012
Tea Ceremony: What Not to Do
Learn how to act with examples of how not to act
July 30, 2012
Radio Calisthenics (aka Rajio Taisō)
Keeping Fit the Japanese Way
July 26, 2012
The Suicide Forest, Aokigahara
Japan's Haunted Forest of Death
July 23, 2012
Why is Northern Japan Full of Communists?
Hint: Mix country folk with alcohol
July 18, 2012
A Tale Of Two Yahoo!s
You think you know Yahoo? Wrong!
July 17, 2012
25 Ways to Save Money While Traveling in Japan
Japan isn't as expensive as people say...if you know what to do.
July 11, 2012
| Ashley T
Japan's Most Dangerous Game: Rock, Paper, Scissors
July 6, 2012
"To Battle, To Battle!"
The Epic Samurai-esque Croatian Aria Sung By Choirs In Japan
July 3, 2012
Did Rice Change How Japanese People Think?
Social sciences and the power of rice
June 29, 2012
What Was It Like Traveling To Japan 100 Years Ago?
A Handbook for Travelers in Japan (1899)
June 20, 2012
Mr. Right Could be Waiting Just Around the Corner. Every Corner.
Male Hosts are here for you
June 18, 2012
Why Do Japanese People Wear Surgical Masks?
It's not just to keep from getting sick
June 15, 2012
Why Japanese People Can't Walk and Talk at the Same Time
If you're lips are moving, don't move your feet!
June 11, 2012
Japanese Universites Get An "F"
Great colleges if you don't like working very hard
June 6, 2012
Sento: What Not to Do
Learn from a bathing goofus
June 4, 2012
Japanese Table Manners: What Not to Do
Learn from a Japanese meal-eating goofus
May 28, 2012
The Dangers Of Talking About Weird Japan
The perpetual stereotype that frames us as "normal"
May 25, 2012
Striving For Perfection When Perfection Is Impossible
May 22, 2012
Japanese Home Visit: What Not to Do
Learn from a Japanese home-visiting goofus
May 21, 2012
Why Is Japanese Web Design So Different?
Like an internet time machine
May 15, 2012
Japanese Train Etiquette: What Not to Do
Learn from a train-riding goofus
May 14, 2012
Japanese Chicano Rappers
Music and bouncy cars
May 11, 2012
Is Kobe Beef A Big Scam?
Maybe for the Price alone
May 9, 2012
Traveling to Japan for the First Time: Planning a 1-2 Week Trip
Making your first trip to Japan an awesome one
May 8, 2012
The 10 Most Ridiculous Japanese Stereotypes
Wait, so you mean the Japanese don't eat sushi for breakfast, lunch and dinner?
May 7, 2012
The Great Japanese Beer War
Asahi vs. Kirin vs. Sapporo
May 3, 2012
| Viet Hoang
Yaeba: Why Crooked Teeth Are Straight up Beautiful in Japan
Beauty is in the tooth of the one you're beholding
April 25, 2012
Idolatry; Or Why AKB48 Has Taken Over Japan
Singing and Dancing your way into your heart
April 20, 2012
Where Japanese Cars Get Their Boxiness
It's cool to drive a cube
April 17, 2012
Japan’s Crow Invasion
Ca-caw gimme your garbage!
April 13, 2012
The Curse Of The Fire Horse Zodiac
Japan’s Ultimate Form Of Contraception
April 11, 2012
Japan, Land Of The Rising Meth
Japan's up and down relationship with one of the world's most dangerous drugs
April 10, 2012
In Japan, Vikings Are All-You-Can-Eat Buffets
These vikings won't kill you (unless you lack self-control)
April 9, 2012
The Sorry State Of Japanese On The Internet
And why Japanese isn't readable online
April 4, 2012
Why Japanese Doctors Lie
It's okay to lie if you're a doctor!
March 29, 2012
| Viet Hoang
Growing Up With An Irrational Fear Of The Number Four
I'll take three... no, make that five.
March 27, 2012
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