Archive

    1. Japanese Spies Past, Present, and Future Move over Bond and Bourne

      | Hashi
    2. Tofugu's Ramen Survival Guide Know your miso from your tonkotsu from your shoyu

      | Hashi
    3. You Might Be a Weeaboo If… Otaku, Wapanese, Nerd, need we say more?

      | Fiona
    4. When's the Best Time to Visit Japan? All the factors at your fingertips

      | Koichi
    5. Japanese Funeral Services: What Happens When You Die in Japan? The grave matter of Japanese cemeteries

      | John
    6. Tokyo’s Infamous "Piss Alley" Frogs, Pig Testicles, and a Still-Beating Frog Heart

      | Hashi
    7. What is Japan's Thanksgiving? Celebrating Work

      | Hashi
    8. Japan’s Mad Men The People Behind Weird Japanese Commercials

      | Hashi
    9. Ninja History Lesson The origin of Japan's unseen terrorists

      | John
    10. The Best and Worst Things About Living in Japan A list of 5 pros and 5 cons

      | John
    11. The 7 Immutable Laws Of Identifying A Real Japanese Restaurant Follow these steps to authenticity

      | Koichi
    12. Chiune Sugihara The Japanese Diplomat Who Saved Thousands from the Holocaust

      | Hashi
    13. What Do the Japanese Think of the US? Hamburgers. Hot Dogs. Obesity.

      | Hashi
    14. The Curious, Colorful Art of Kimiaki Yaegashi Kappa, Kintaro, And Pizza People, Oh My.

      | Hashi
    15. Japan's Weird, Themed Cafés They aren't all weird, but man, the ones that are go all out

      | Hashi
    16. Does a Cold Stomach Make You Sick? Japan’s Medical Myth

      | Hashi
    17. Japan’s Helvetica Turns out, it's not that simple

      | Hashi
    18. How To Eat Like A Buddhist Monk A month of experience condensed for you to taste

      | Koichi
    19. American Foods Japanese People Hate It tastes like medicine!

      | Hashi
    20. The Nail That Sticks Up... Conformity in Japan

      | Hashi
    21. The Pitfalls of Kanji Tattoos The do's and don'ts

      | Hashi
    22. 7 Things You Can Do In Japan But Not In America Yay! Culture!

      | John
    23. Seizo Fukumoto: The Samurai Actor Who Dies for a Living He's been on the business end of a prop sword for over 50 years

      | Hashi
    24. 4 Strange Japanese Festivals You Should Visit When regular matsuri just don't cut it anymore

      | Hashi
    25. Shotoku Taishi The Know-It-All Who Brought Chinese Culture to Japan

      | Fiona
    26. How Hunks, Rap, and Booze Might Save Buddhism in Japan Our Beautiful, Beautiful Monks

      | Hashi
    27. The Great Otaku Pilgrimage Going to otaku places in Japan and around the world

      | Hashi
    28. Japan's Romance with the Fax Machine *Insert Screetching Fax Machine Noises Here.*

      | Hashi
    29. Japan’s Most Famous Cannibal The crime of Issei Sagawa

      | Hashi
    30. Hitting the Wall in Japan It’s All About Nurikabe

      | Fiona
    31. The Eyes Have It: The Sanpaku Eye Superstition A Japanese superstition that tells you your fate via your eye shape

      | Hashi
    32. Tsutomu Yamaguchi The Guy Who Got Hit By An Atomic Bomb. Twice.

      | Koichi
    33. 10 Japanese Movie Title Translations That Make No Sense In what world does Napoleon Dynamite become Bus Man? This one.

      | Hashi
    34. Japan's OTHER Languages It's not just Japanese, ya know!

      | Hashi
    35. Tokugawa-Style Isolationism On The Japanese Internet Revere the ISP, expel the barbarians!

      | Koichi
    36. Tea Ceremony: What Not to Do Learn how to act with examples of how not to act

      | John
    37. Radio Calisthenics (aka Rajio Taisō) Keeping Fit the Japanese Way

      | Fiona
    38. The Suicide Forest, Aokigahara Japan's Haunted Forest of Death

      | John
    39. Why is Northern Japan Full of Communists? Hint: Mix country folk with alcohol

      | Hashi
    40. A Tale Of Two Yahoo!s You think you know Yahoo? Wrong!

      | Koichi
    41. 25 Ways to Save Money While Traveling in Japan Japan isn't as expensive as people say...if you know what to do.

      | Ashley T
    42. Japan's Most Dangerous Game: Rock, Paper, Scissors 最初はグー、じゃんけんぽん!

      | Hashi