Archive

    1. Ghibli’s Uncertain Future, Post-Miyazaki Marnie, Goro, CGI, oh my!

      | Shoko
    2. Onigiri: The Rice Ball Perfectly seasoned, a pop of flavor from the filling, warm or cold, always delicious.

      | Sanford
    3. Murasaki Shikibu: Badass Women in Japanese History The World's First Novelist was - That's Right - A Heian Poet

      | Chelsea Bernard
    4. Peace and Japan How Japan Got Militarized. Again.

      | Austin
    5. Let's All Get NAKED! Onsen and Body Image Don't Be Shy, Jump In!

      | Verity Lane
    6. The Ryukyu King And His Fantastic 1-Year-Long Parade A tribute mission for the ages

      | Adam Ledford
    7. 10 of Hello Kitty's Most DISTANT Relatives Sanrio characters are too dull or too weird

      | Michael Richey
    8. The Social History of Ramen Slurp slurp slurp some knowledge

      | Linda Lombardi
    9. Five Ways To Experience Japan Without Leaving Home Because not everyone can afford to leave town

      | Jessica Shortz
    10. Kato Kiyomasa and the Hosokawa Lords of Kumamoto

      | Adam Ledford
    11. A Crash Course in Japanese Poetry Japanese Poetry is like a Deep, Deep Ocean - Take That First Leap Here!

      | Jessica Shortz
    12. Namahage: Akita’s New Year’s Ogre The awesome tradition of scaring kids into a year of good behavior

      | Kristen Dexter
    13. How To Shoot A Samurai Film At Toei Uzumasa Eigamura

      | Mami Suzuki
    14. Mastering the ALT Self-Intro Class Learn to introduce yourself to classrooms full of Japanese kids.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook
    32. 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
    33. HELP! I Don't Know How to ALT! Tips for becoming a better team teacher

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

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

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

      | Michael Richey
    37. 5 Things To Know About Suicide In Japan Get the Facts and Know the Truth - It's not as Bad as you Think

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

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

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

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

      | Rich
    42. 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