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I lived in Germany when I was a kid and started to get interested in to learn the culture differences between Japan and other countries.
For those who have small questions you can't find the answers in any guide books or internet, hope you can find the right answer at "Guidable"

Others, Ranking
Do You Know the Most Popular Female First Names in Japan??

Do You Know the Most Popular Female First Names in Japan??

Feb 9, 2019

  Do you have Japanese friends in Japan? Even you still haven’t, many of you may have ma... Read More...

Others, Ranking
Do You Know the Most Popular Surnames in Japan?

Do You Know the Most Popular Surnames in Japan?

Feb 8, 2019

  When you meet a group of Japanese people for the first time, have you ever noticed tha... Read More...

Entertainment
5 Strangest Japanese TV Shows Not To Be Missed!!

5 Strangest Japanese TV Shows Not To Be Missed!!

Jan 21, 2019

  If you’re living in Japan, even if you don’t understand the language 100%, you may hav... Read More...

Historical Events
Japanese History Lesson! History Related to Foreigners in Japan

Japanese History Lesson! History Related to Foreigners in Japan

Jan 18, 2019

    Do you know how foreigners came to Japan? If you look around every city in J... Read More...

Beauty / Cosmetics, Shopping
All About Japanese Cosmetics: Where Can You Expect to Find Them?

All About Japanese Cosmetics: Where Can You Expect to Find Them?

Jan 14, 2019

    Are you interested in Japanese cosmetics? If you’re living in Japan or plan ... Read More...

New Year
How to Write Nengajo in Japanese New Year: Step by Step Guide

How to Write Nengajo in Japanese New Year: Step by Step Guide

Dec 28, 2018

(Photo by the author)   Have you ever written a New Year’s card in Japan? or Do you k... Read More...

Culture
Japanese Shrines! How Much Donation Money Should we Offer?

Japanese Shrines! How Much Donation Money Should we Offer?

Dec 20, 2018

  Have you ever visited shrine somewhere in Japan and make a prayer? Before you ring the... Read More...

Travel
What to Do and Where to Stay for 1 Week in Tokyo

What to Do and Where to Stay for 1 Week in Tokyo

Dec 19, 2018

  Yokoso Nihon he! (Welcome to Japan!) If you have a chance to travel to Japan for  ... Read More...

Money
Tax Rise to 10% in Japan 2019!How Should We Prepare?

Tax Rise to 10% in Japan 2019!How Should We Prepare?

Dec 18, 2018

  Did you know that the consumption tax will rise from 8% to 10% from October 1st, 2019 ... Read More...

Language
Japanese Onomatopoeia: Your Mini Dictionary Guide

Japanese Onomatopoeia: Your Mini Dictionary Guide

Dec 7, 2018

  While you are or were living in Japan, when you were talking with your Japanese friend... Read More...

Culture
The Secret to Why Shrine Gateways in Japan Are Red

The Secret to Why Shrine Gateways in Japan Are Red

Nov 25, 2018

Have You Seen the Red Shrine Gateways in Japan?     How often do you visit shri... Read More...

Food, Topics, Ranking
How to Tell If Your Fish is Fresh?

How to Tell If Your Fish is Fresh?

Nov 17, 2018

    When you think about Japan, what comes to mind? Sushi? kimono? or perhaps Ja... Read More...

Language
3 Different Kanto & Kansai Expressions To Know About!

3 Different Kanto & Kansai Expressions To Know About!

Nov 16, 2018

    If you’re living in Japan right now, which region do you live in? Kanto regi... Read More...

Transportation, Topics, Ranking
3 Reasons Taxi Doors Open Automatically in Japan

3 Reasons Taxi Doors Open Automatically in Japan

Nov 11, 2018

  Do you use taxi often in Japan? Even the public transportation such as bus, train, and... Read More...

Autumn
Fall is the Season to Enjoy Cosmos in Japan

Fall is the Season to Enjoy Cosmos in Japan

Nov 9, 2018

  Do you know the flower called “cosmos”? Cosmos is a flower which reminds us of autumn.... Read More...

Food
3 Amazing Facts about Plastic Food Samples

3 Amazing Facts about Plastic Food Samples

Oct 26, 2018

  When you’re wondering what to eat for your lunch or dinner at the restaurants in Japan... Read More...

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