Archive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Hashi
    10. Japan’s Hidden Tropical Island: Aogashima A Gorgeous escape from city life

      | Hashi
    11. Drug Laws in Japan: You'd Better Have A Prescription Hope you really like jail. Like a lot. Like you love jail.

      | Hashi
    12. The First Japanese Robots: Karakuri Ningyo Ahead of the game, even in the Edo period

      | Hashi
    13. These Japanese Fast Food Chains Will Make You Love Fast Food Again Cramming food in your face has never been more soul-satisfying

      | Koichi
    14. Everything You Need to Know About Studio Ghibli One Catbus ride away from knowledge

      | John
    15. The Burakumin: Japan’s Invisible Race Understanding a marginalized people

      | Viet Hoang
    16. Menial Labor and Fun Times in Japan with WWOOF Do some good in the Land of the Rising Sun

      | Hashi
    17. How The Poor, Defenseless Yakuza Are Getting Screwed By The Man (And Pizza Hut)

      | Viet Hoang
    18. Understanding Japan Through The Karate Kid Cultural understanding through inspirational films

      | Hikosaemon
    19. Why Are There So Many Japanese People in Brazil? Japonêsです

      | Hashi
    20. Mizuko Jizo: Rescuing Your Babies From Hell Since 700AD Get that baby outta hell!

      | Viet Hoang
    21. Junji Ito: Master of Japanese Horror When it comes to horror manga, no one does it quite like Junji Ito

      | Hashi
    22. The Geneva Conventions Don’t Apply To These Japanese Giant Hornets Genocide Doom Bringer

      | Koichi
    23. Japanese Pirates, Ahoy! Famous Japanese Pirates, Ninja Pirates, And The Wild Wakou

      | Viet Hoang
    24. What Do Sumo Wrestlers Eat? A Lot. They Eat A Lot.

      | Hashi
    25. Japanese Mountain Folk The Mystical Yamabushi

      | Hashi
    26. You Will Never Live This Long Living to 100 in Japan

      | Hashi
    27. Japanese Adult Adoption Why Japan adopts so many man babies

      | Hashi
    28. The Greatest Robbery in Japanese History Who dun it?

      | Hashi
    29. Japanese Etiquette 101 How to Save Yourself from Embarrassment in Japan

      | John
    30. Sokushinbutsu and Buddhist Mummies Enlightenment through mummifying yourself while you're still alive

      | Hashi
    31. The Creepy, and Abandoned, Amusement Parks of Japan Hanging out in the most desolate happiest places on earth

      | Hashi
    32. 10 Strange Japanese Films You Need to Watch Japan's creativity extends into its film industry

      | John
    33. The Greatest Inventor of All Time: Dr. NakaMats Creator of the Floppy Disk (Or so he says)

      | Hashi
    34. Japan’s 100 Year War That Ended in 2006 Peace, Peace at last

      | Hashi
    35. Japanese Cartography The First Time Japan Saw The World

      | Koichi
    36. Valentine’s Day, Japan: A How-To Guide How a fake American holiday became an even faker Japanese one

      | Koichi
    37. How to Get Cheap Airplane Tickets to Japan Getting to Japan with money to spare

      | Koichi
    38. Why Do Japanese People Live so Long? And What You Can Do to Live a Long Time Too

      | Koichi
    39. Hitchhiking in Japan: Off the Beaten Track How to rely on the kindness of strangers

      | Nick
    40. Japan’s Fantasy Girls From Geisha to Maid Cafes

      | Nick
    41. Amidakuji - Making Your Decisions Random, Japanese Style Like plinko on paper that solves all your problems

      | Koichi
    42. In Japan, You Visit A Scary Japanese Doctor 12+ Times A Year Because the doctor says so, and he is the law-giver

      | Koichi