Archive

    1. Mastering the ALT Self-Intro Class Learn to introduce yourself to classrooms full of Japanese kids.

      | Verity Lane
    2. Surviving Sports Festival Undoukai in Japanese Schools

      | Rich
    3. Top Ten Real Life Kaiju of Japan Don't get stomped on

      | Rudy Barrett
    4. Gotta Catch 'Em All: Karuta! An old Japanese Card game brought into the Light

      | Chelsea Bernard
    5. Mimikaki: Ear Cleaning and Romance in Japan Of Love and Earwax

      | Rich
    6. Takarazuka's Crossdressing Starlets Beauties That May Just Be Better Than Real Men

      | Aimee Zink
    7. The Many Japanese Calendars And the Ways Japan Tells Time

      | Kristen Dexter
    8. Is Japan Really Conservative? You can't do this, you can't do that... or can you?

      | Austin
    9. More Than Gaijin Specific Ethnic Groups Living in Japan

      | Laguna Levine
    10. Meet the Ogasawara Islands! The Ogasawara Islands speak out

      | Matthew Macewan
    11. Noboru Iguchi: Master of Movie Mayhem Japan's master of Schlock

      | Rudy Barrett
    12. Rice: The Crop That Sparked the Tokugawa Miracle In the beginning... there was rice!

      | Christina Trouten
    13. Special Education on Japanese Special Education Resources for the Handicapped

      | Laguna Levine
    14. Omamori: Protecting Yourself in Little Ways Pass that test! Be safe while you drive! Find a boyfriend!

      | Verity Lane
    15. Why Japan Laughs At Zombies Bbbbbraaaainnnnzz Braaaainzzz!! HEY! Why aren't you running?!

      | Rudy Barrett
    16. The Culture of Less Is More Or Less

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

      | Laguna Levine
    18. All About Hikikomori Japan's Missing Million

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook
    19. 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
    20. HELP! I Don't Know How to ALT! Tips for becoming a better team teacher

      | Verity Lane
    21. Better Than Pokémon!? How Yo-Kai Watch Is Marketing Itself To Japanese Children

      | Rich
    22. Tomoe Gozen: Badass Women in Japanese History A warrior worth a thousand men

      | Chelsea Bernard
    23. Three Times Mighty Nintendo Sold Out This article sponsored by Crystal Pepsi

      | Michael Richey
    24. 5 Things To Know About Suicide In Japan Get the Facts and Know the Truth - It's not as Bad as you Think

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    26. Godzilla Behind the Scenes What is Godzilla Doing When He’s Not Knocking Buildings Down?

      | Koichi
    27. A Beginner’s Guide to Shōchū Delicious alcohol (glug glug)

      | Adam Ledford
    28. Japan’s Solar Revolution The Sky’s (Not) the Limit"

      | Rich
    29. 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
    30. How to Care for Your Beetle Beetles are a Boy's Best Friend

      | Linda Lombardi
    31. 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
    32. Being Fat in Japan By Someone Who Lost Over 100 Pounds Here

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

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

      | Linda Lombardi and Hashi
    35. Shinto Tropes for Otaku Folks Be less of a baka-gaijin and learn the truth behind that anime!

      | Christina Trouten
    36. Tenugui: A Cloth Without Limits The very Japanese cloth with everyday uses

      | Rich
    37. How to Get your Japanese Driver's License Pass the infamous Japanese driver's test

      | Verity Lane
    38. Sailor Moon: Positive Female Role Model Since 1992 The Power of Friendship!

      | Jessica Lord
    39. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Japan Edition Ancient Japanese Creatures based on real life mini monsters

      | Chelsea Bernard
    40. Coffee In Japan: 120 Years Of Mornings A History Of Coffee In Japan and How It Became So Popular

      | Rochelle and Viet Hoang
    41. Forget Pet Rocks, Cultivate Your Own Rock Garden And Feel the Zen While You Do It

      | Matthew Macewan
    42. How Japanese Black Companies Oppress Workers and Ruin Lives Welcome to the team…and the nightmare

      | Mami Suzuki