Archive

    1. How Japanese Black Companies Oppress Workers and Ruin Lives Welcome to the team…and the nightmare

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    28. 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
    29. The Real Japanese Monk's Guide To Buddhism In Japan Straight from the bald man's mouth!

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

      | Koichi
    31. Signals Japan Uses to Tell You Your Day is Over Don't be the only jerk standing in the grocery store when they play "Auld Lang Syne"

      | Cal
    32. Wasabi: More than that Little Green Tube Burn, Baby, BURN!

      | Linda Lombardi
    33. Japanese Body Language And Gestures Talk without your mouth

      | Viet Hoang
    34. The New (And Dying) Japanimerican Film Industry Just When We Though They Were Coming Back

      | Nathaniel Edwards
    35. The 3 Types of Foreign Students in Japanese Schools Which Will You Choose To Be?

      | Austin
    36. Japanese Girls Are The Best A look at the fetishism of Japanese women

      | Jon Dao
    37. A Dog’s Life, Japan Japanese dog-owning culture is for the dogs (literally!)

      | Linda Lombardi
    38. The Monbukagakusho Scholarship And How To Go Study In Japan Make your dreams come true without spending all of your hard earned money

      | Austin
    39. What Miyazaki's New Film May Be Trying To Say About Japan Today Miyazaki's secret message for the Japanese government

      | Shoko
    40. Nasubi, The Naked Eggplant-Man Who Lived Off Sweepstakes We couldn't make this up if we tried

      | Nathaniel Edwards
    41. Japan, Capybaras, and Me: A Love Story Say hello to our furry, giant rodent friends

      | Linda Lombardi
    42. How To Celebrate Christmas In Japan KFC, Couples, and of course, old Cake

      | Mami Suzuki