Archive

    1. HELP! I Don't Know How to ALT! Tips for becoming a better team teacher

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Rich
    10. 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
    11. How to Care for Your Beetle Beetles are a Boy's Best Friend

      | Linda Lombardi
    12. 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
    13. Being Fat in Japan By Someone Who Lost Over 100 Pounds Here

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    24. Taijin Kyofusho - A Very "Japanese" Social Anxiety A social phobia that goes beyond social phobias.

      | Lenna
    25. The Ultimate Guide To Pooping In Japan Don't Let that Toilet get your down!

      | Jessica Shortz
    26. The Yuta, The Noro, And The “Okinawan Witch Trials” Japan's lesser known Salem Witch Trials

      | Adam Ledford
    27. The Art Of Social Warfare In The Japanese Workplace Grab your weapons! Let's go!

      | Laguna Levine
    28. Hidden No More What Happens When The Intellectually Disabled Join Japanese Society

      | Anne Evans
    29. Waging Epic Battle With Japanese Tops and Beigoma An old timey toy that still has kids hooked

      | Rich
    30. Kawaii Japanese Food Characters The delicious history of characters made of foods

      | Linda Lombardi
    31. Anime Before It Was "Anime" Before Osamu Tezuka. Before color. Before sound.

      | Michael Richey
    32. Hafu: Japan's Obsession with Mixed-Race People I think I'm turning Half, I really think so

      | Mami Suzuki
    33. Why Japan No Longer Dominates The Video Game Industry Losing the Midas Touch

      | Michael Richey
    34. Send Your Stuffed Animals on a Tour of Japan so You Don't Have To Wish you were here

      | Linda Lombardi
    35. Ways To Save Money While Living In Japan Save up so you can buy more anime merch, ya nerds!

      | Austin
    36. Planning your Second Trip to Japan 1-2 Week Itinerary

      | Koichi
    37. What to Do When You're Placed in a Bad School Overcoming hardships and becoming the ALT you want to be

      | Michael Richey
    38. Akira Haraguchi and His Method for Memorizing 100,000 Digits of Pi The man with mnemonic plan

      | Koichi
    39. Pitfalls and Problems with Japanese Education Does Japanese education get a passing grade?

      | Austin
    40. Narita Airport's Troubled Past Move over farmers, we're trying to land planes here

      | Austin
    41. Why Japanese Education Succeeds Amae, Stress, And Perseverance

      | Koichi
    42. Some Thoughts About Japan's Internationalization And some doubts too

      | Austin