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The Best and Worst Things About Living in Japan
A list of 5 pros and 5 cons
October 22, 2012
The 7 Immutable Laws Of Identifying A Real Japanese Restaurant
Follow these steps to authenticity
October 16, 2012
The Japanese Diplomat Who Saved Thousands from the Holocaust
October 12, 2012
What Do the Japanese Think of the US?
Hamburgers. Hot Dogs. Obesity.
October 11, 2012
The Curious, Colorful Art of Kimiaki Yaegashi
Kappa, Kintaro, And Pizza People, Oh My.
October 6, 2012
Japan's Weird, Themed Cafés
They aren't all weird, but man, the ones that are go all out
October 5, 2012
Does a Cold Stomach Make You Sick?
Japan’s Medical Myth
September 27, 2012
Turns out, it's not that simple
September 26, 2012
How To Eat Like A Buddhist Monk
A month of experience condensed for you to taste
September 25, 2012
American Foods Japanese People Hate
It tastes like medicine!
September 19, 2012
The Nail That Sticks Up...
Conformity in Japan
September 13, 2012
The Pitfalls of Kanji Tattoos
The do's and don'ts
September 12, 2012
7 Things You Can Do In Japan But Not In America
September 10, 2012
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
September 6, 2012
4 Strange Japanese Festivals You Should Visit
When regular matsuri just don't cut it anymore
September 5, 2012
The Know-It-All Who Brought Chinese Culture to Japan
August 30, 2012
How Hunks, Rap, and Booze Might Save Buddhism in Japan
Our Beautiful, Beautiful Monks
August 24, 2012
The Great Otaku Pilgrimage
Going to otaku places in Japan and around the world
August 23, 2012
Japan's Romance with the Fax Machine
*Insert Screetching Fax Machine Noises Here.*
August 22, 2012
Japan’s Most Famous Cannibal
The crime of Issei Sagawa
August 17, 2012
Hitting the Wall in Japan
It’s All About Nurikabe
August 16, 2012
The Eyes Have It: The Sanpaku Eye Superstition
A Japanese superstition that tells you your fate via your eye shape
August 15, 2012
The Guy Who Got Hit By An Atomic Bomb. Twice.
August 7, 2012
10 Japanese Movie Title Translations That Make No Sense
In what world does Napoleon Dynamite become Bus Man? This one.
August 4, 2012
Japan's OTHER Languages
It's not just Japanese, ya know!
August 3, 2012
Tokugawa-Style Isolationism On The Japanese Internet
Revere the ISP, expel the barbarians!
July 31, 2012
Tea Ceremony: What Not to Do
Learn how to act with examples of how not to act
July 30, 2012
Radio Calisthenics (aka Rajio Taisō)
Keeping Fit the Japanese Way
July 26, 2012
The Suicide Forest, Aokigahara
Japan's Haunted Forest of Death
July 23, 2012
Why is Northern Japan Full of Communists?
Hint: Mix country folk with alcohol
July 18, 2012
A Tale Of Two Yahoo!s
You think you know Yahoo? Wrong!
July 17, 2012
25 Ways to Save Money While Traveling in Japan
Japan isn't as expensive as people say...if you know what to do.
July 11, 2012
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Japan's Most Dangerous Game: Rock, Paper, Scissors
July 6, 2012
"To Battle, To Battle!"
The Epic Samurai-esque Croatian Aria Sung By Choirs In Japan
July 3, 2012
Did Rice Change How Japanese People Think?
Social sciences and the power of rice
June 29, 2012
What Was It Like Traveling To Japan 100 Years Ago?
A Handbook for Travelers in Japan (1899)
June 20, 2012
Mr. Right Could be Waiting Just Around the Corner. Every Corner.
Male Hosts are here for you
June 18, 2012
Why Do Japanese People Wear Surgical Masks?
It's not just to keep from getting sick
June 15, 2012
Why Japanese People Can't Walk and Talk at the Same Time
If you're lips are moving, don't move your feet!
June 11, 2012
Japanese Universites Get An "F"
Great colleges if you don't like working very hard
June 6, 2012
Sento: What Not to Do
Learn from a bathing goofus
June 4, 2012
Japanese Table Manners: What Not to Do
Learn from a Japanese meal-eating goofus
May 28, 2012
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