Archive

    1. Nishinari Japanese Slum Or Budget-Conscious Backpacker’s Paradise?

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

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

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

      | Linda Lombardi
    5. 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
    6. The Real Japanese Monk's Guide To Buddhism In Japan Straight from the bald man's mouth!

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

      | Koichi
    8. 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
    9. Wasabi: More than that Little Green Tube Burn, Baby, BURN!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    20. The Art of Proposing To A Japanese Girl Be still my heart! Yes, Yes, A Thousand Times, Yes!

      | Nathan
    21. Captain Tsubasa and the Rise of Japanese Soccer Move over Baseball!

      | Nathaniel Edwards
    22. Japanese College: The Spring Break of Life If you had one last chance to relax, wouldn't you take it?

      | Austin
    23. The Search For Japan's #1 Symbol Castles, temples, shrines, mountains, trains. HOW CAN YOU CHOOSE?!

      | Rochelle
    24. How I Played the Foreign Tourist on Japanese TV Smile for the camera!

      | Linda Lombardi
    25. The Secret Behind Hello Kitty's Blank Face No mouth? No problem!

      | Michael Richey
    26. Betsubara: Japanese Science Proves There's Always Room for Dessert You've got two stomachs. One is for dessert. It's science.

      | Linda Lombardi
    27. Knitting For Jizo Protect the god who protects the souls of children

      | Stephanie
    28. Why You Should Come to Japan for College Five Reasons You Should Get Off Your Butt and Head to Japan

      | Austin
    29. How To Import Japanese Video Games Get Your Game On!

      | Nathaniel Edwards
    30. The Kikokushijo Dilemma: Growing Up Abroad As A Japanese Kid Japanese, but MORE!

      | Shoko
    31. The Top Three Japanese Memes of 2013 Because we know you want them, you horrible internet scum

      | Rebecca
    32. Hiroshi Yamauchi: The Very Non-Whimsical Willy Wonka Of Nintendo Don't taste the chocolate controllers, kids.

      | Michael Richey
    33. Stupid Women Are WonderFool in Japan? Stupid is the Cutest Outfit You Can Wear

      | Mami Suzuki
    34. Asian, but Not Japanese, In Japan Oh, So You Mean You're Not Japanese?

      | Austin
    35. What Sadako Taught Me About Love A Cross-Culture Comparison of Ringu and The Ring

      | Andrew
    36. Let's Talk About Japanese Cram School Entrance exams are coming, let's do this!

      | Mami Suzuki
    37. Japanese Exercise Equipment Gets Your Face in Shape Get those cheeks, chins, and foreheads ready for a workout!

      | John
    38. The Ainu Reviving the Indigenous Spirit of Japan

      | Sarah W
    39. What It's Like To Be A Half Japanese Kid In Japanese School Being hafu isn't as glamorous as it seems on Japanese TV

      | Loco
    40. How To Celebrate A Japanese Birthday Happy Birthday to You! And You! And Me!

      | Mami Suzuki
    41. What It's Like To Date An Anime Character Because We Know That You Want to Know

      | Koichi
    42. Should Men or Women Pay for the Date in Japan? Don't forget your wallet in your other uniform!

      | Mami Suzuki