Archive

    1. What Do the Japanese Think of the US? Hamburgers. Hot Dogs. Obesity.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Hashi
    10. 7 Things You Can Do In Japan But Not In America Yay! Culture!

      | John
    11. 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
    12. 4 Strange Japanese Festivals You Should Visit When regular matsuri just don't cut it anymore

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Koichi
    21. 10 Japanese Movie Title Translations That Make No Sense In what world does Napoleon Dynamite become Bus Man? This one.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      | Koichi
    29. 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
    30. Japan's Most Dangerous Game: Rock, Paper, Scissors 最初はグー、じゃんけんぽん!

      | Hashi
    31. "To Battle, To Battle!" The Epic Samurai-esque Croatian Aria Sung By Choirs In Japan

      | Koichi
    32. Did Rice Change How Japanese People Think? Social sciences and the power of rice

      | Hashi
    33. What Was It Like Traveling To Japan 100 Years Ago? A Handbook for Travelers in Japan (1899)

      | Hashi
    34. Mr. Right Could be Waiting Just Around the Corner. Every Corner. Male Hosts are here for you

      | John
    35. Why Do Japanese People Wear Surgical Masks? It's not just to keep from getting sick

      | John
    36. Why Japanese People Can't Walk and Talk at the Same Time If you're lips are moving, don't move your feet!

      | John
    37. Japanese Universites Get An "F" Great colleges if you don't like working very hard

      | Hashi
    38. Sento: What Not to Do Learn from a bathing goofus

      | John
    39. Japanese Table Manners: What Not to Do Learn from a Japanese meal-eating goofus

      | John
    40. The Dangers Of Talking About Weird Japan The perpetual stereotype that frames us as "normal"

      | Hashi
    41. Kendo Striving For Perfection When Perfection Is Impossible

      | Koichi
    42. Japanese Home Visit: What Not to Do Learn from a Japanese home-visiting goofus

      | John