Archive

    1. How to Care for Your Beetle Beetles are a Boy's Best Friend

      | Linda Lombardi
    2. 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
    3. Being Fat in Japan By Someone Who Lost Over 100 Pounds Here

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Austin
    33. Japan's Obsession With Food And Drama Tasty TV from Japan

      | Linda Lombardi
    34. Of Lies And Sushi Or How to Avoid Anal Leakage

      | Koichi
    35. Kansai vs. Kanto: Can't We All Just Get Along? Left side of the escalator or right?

      | Austin
    36. Nishinari Japanese Slum Or Budget-Conscious Backpacker’s Paradise?

      | Mami Suzuki
    37. Why Japan Historically Hates Mustaches (And All Other Facial Hair Too) Get a face haircut, hippie!

      | Mami Suzuki
    38. The Secret World Of Kisha Clubs And Japanese Newspapers The internet is dead, paper newspapers are where it's at

      | Kaitlin Stainbrook
    39. The Science Of Kawaii What Makes Something So Darn Cute (◕‿◕✿)

      | Linda Lombardi
    40. Japanese Super Sentai vs American Power Rangers: A Look Back Comparing the original American Power Rangers with the Japanese show from which it spawned

      | Michael Richey
    41. The Real Japanese Monk's Guide To Buddhism In Japan Straight from the bald man's mouth!

      | Mami Suzuki
    42. Hacking The Way You Walk With Namba Aruki Also good for your back

      | Koichi