Archive

    1. Asian, but Not Japanese, In Japan Oh, So You Mean You're Not Japanese?

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

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

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

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

      | Sarah W
    6. 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
    7. How To Celebrate A Japanese Birthday Happy Birthday to You! And You! And Me!

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

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

      | Mami Suzuki
    10. Kokuhaku: Japan's "Love Confessing" Culture If you're going to say I Love You, do it right!

      | Mami Suzuki
    11. What It's Like Dating A Japanese Guy From a Non-Japanese Perspective

      | Koichi
    12. Godfather of Anime, Osamu Tezuka He'll make you an animation you can't refuse (watching)

      | John
    13. Dating A Foreigner (From a Japanese Perspective) Cultural Barriers Can't Stop Love! (Hopefully)

      | Mami Suzuki
    14. Hamigaki: The Art Of Japanese Tooth Brushing Brush Brush Brush!

      | Sarah W
    15. What It's Like Dating A Japanese Girl From a Non-Japanese Perspective

      | Koichi
    16. How To Avoid (Or Even Find) A Stigmatized Property In Japan I'm not afraid of no ghost!

      | Mami Suzuki
    17. Japanese Soy Beans They're Not Just For Vegetarians!

      | Rachel B
    18. The Mysterious And Elusive Tsuchinoko Part snake, part salamander, all mystery

      | John
    19. A Basic Intro To Taiko And Why It's Awesome Don Don Don Tsuku Don Don Don

      | Rachel B
    20. The Forgotten Dynasty Of The Ryukyu Islands All about Japan's tropical kingdom

      | John
    21. The Reason I Don't Want to Dye My Hair Black Again And Japanese womens' opinions on hair color

      | Mami Suzuki
    22. The Wonders of Washi Tape Since When Has Masking Tape Been This Fun? Since Washi Tape!

      | Rachel B
    23. Meowth and Why He Loves Koban Coins And why he wears one on his head

      | John
    24. The Traditional Colors of Japan Everything is better in color!

      | Sarah W and Fiona
    25. How To Take Part In Japan's Year-Round Gift Giving Culture Don't Show Up Empty-Handed!

      | Rachel B
    26. Joshi-Mane: Female Manager Sensation in Japan Women in the workforce? It's so crazy it just might work.

      | Mami Suzuki
    27. Ch-ch-ch-Chocolate Japan's Sudden Sweet

      | Rachel B
    28. Unearthing the Mysteries of Japanese Chopsticks We may have stolen them from china, but ours are totally unique!

      | John
    29. The Curse Of Ghibli May All Your Bacon Burn!

      | Mami Suzuki
    30. Summer: Japan’s Ghost Season Humid and Spooky

      | Sarah W
    31. Mt. Fuji, The Ticking Timebomb Maybe plan to climb it after it explodes

      | Koichi
    32. Did Nara’s Giant Buddha Statue Prevent A 7.8 Earthquake? Twitter sure seems to think so

      | Mami Suzuki
    33. How NOT To Host A Japanese Exchange Student Un-awkwarding your exchange student experience

      | Rachel B
    34. 10 Futures As Predicted By Anime Things will be interesting if Japan decides our fate

      | John and Koichi
    35. My Conspiracy Theory Nut Neighbor, Totoro Aliens?

      | Mami Suzuki
    36. A Starter's Guide to Enjoying Summer Festivals in Japan Fireworks, Food, and Fish, Oh My!

      | Rachel B
    37. My Japanese Education What I learned, and didn't learn, in the Japanese education system

      | Mami Suzuki
    38. Senkaku Islands - The CIA Perspective Who do the Senkaku Islands really belong to?

      | Koichi
    39. 10 Horrifying Insects That Will Keep You Away from Japan Ugh. GROSS!

      | Sarah W
    40. Tanaka Hisashige Father of Toshiba, Edison of Japan

      | John
    41. What Japanese Kids Want To Be When They Grow Up And What They End Up Becoming

      | Koichi
    42. Exhaling The Fat Away With Japan's "Long Breath Diet" Warning: May or may not actually work

      | Koichi