Archive

    1. Nurikabe: Hitting the Wall in Japan When you take that shortcut home at night...

      | Fiona
    2. Japan's Sanpaku Eye Superstition A Japanese superstition that tells you your fate via your eye shape

      | Hashi
    3. Tsutomu Yamaguchi The Guy Who Got Hit By An Atomic Bomb. Twice.

      | Koichi
    4. 10 Japanese Movie Title Translations That Make No Sense In what world does Napoleon Dynamite become Bus Man? This one.

      | Hashi
    5. Japan's OTHER Languages It's not just Japanese, ya know!

      | Hashi
    6. Tokugawa-Style Isolationism On The Japanese Internet Revere the ISP, expel the barbarians!

      | Koichi
    7. Tea Ceremony: What Not to Do Learn how to act with examples of how not to act

      | John
    8. Radio Calisthenics (aka Rajio Taisō) Keeping Fit the Japanese Way

      | Fiona
    9. The Suicide Forest, Aokigahara Japan's Haunted Forest of Death

      | John
    10. Why is Northern Japan Full of Communists? Hint: Mix country folk with alcohol

      | Hashi
    11. A Tale Of Two Yahoo!s You think you know Yahoo? Wrong!

      | Koichi
    12. 25 Ways to Save Money While Traveling in Japan Japan isn't as expensive as people say...if you know what to do.

      | Ashley T
    13. Japan's Most Dangerous Game: Rock, Paper, Scissors 最初はグー、じゃんけんぽん!

      | Hashi
    14. "To Battle, To Battle!" The Epic Samurai-esque Croatian Aria Sung By Choirs In Japan

      | Koichi
    15. Did Rice Change How Japanese People Think? Social sciences and the power of rice

      | Hashi
    16. What Was It Like Traveling To Japan 100 Years Ago? A Handbook for Travelers in Japan (1899)

      | Hashi
    17. Mr. Right Could be Waiting Just Around the Corner. Every Corner. Male Hosts are here for you

      | John
    18. Why Do Japanese People Wear Surgical Masks? It's not just to keep from getting sick

      | John
    19. Why Japanese People Can't Walk and Talk at the Same Time If you're lips are moving, don't move your feet!

      | John
    20. Japanese Universites Get An "F" Great colleges if you don't like working very hard

      | Hashi
    21. Sento: What Not to Do Learn from a bathing goofus

      | John
    22. Japanese Table Manners: What Not to Do Learn from a Japanese meal-eating goofus

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

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

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

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

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

      | John
    28. Japanese Chicano Rappers Music and bouncy cars

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Koichi
    36. Japan’s Crow Invasion Ca-caw gimme your garbage!

      | Hashi
    37. The Curse Of The Fire Horse Zodiac Japan’s Ultimate Form Of Contraception

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

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

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

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

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

      | Koichi