Culture

6 Books to Read to Help You Understand Japan

Sep 18, 2018

  One of the best ways to get to know Japan and to better understand Japanese culture is... Read More...

Arts

Art Feature: HIROHIKO ARAKI JOJO EXHIBITION: RIPPLES OF ADVENTURE

Sep 18, 2018

Hirohiko Araki is one of Japan’s most well-regarded Manga artists who has been recognized internatio... Read More...

Culture

Book Covers – a 100-year-old Unique Feature of Japanese Culture

Sep 17, 2018

You can see many Japanese people spending their time on the train effectively reading books or n... Read More...

Manners, Culture

Japanese People Love Planning!

Sep 16, 2018

When you’re with your Japanese friends especially women and talking about when to meet up next t... Read More...

Language

Survivor’s Guide To the Japanese Language

Sep 15, 2018

The following is a survivor’s guide to the Japanese language. In particular, this is directed to the... Read More...

Festivals

5 Matsuri in Japan Everyone Should Join At Least Once!

Sep 14, 2018

Have you ever participated in any festivals in Japan before? In Japan, everyone loves festivals. ... Read More...

Festivals

5 Epic Japanese Festivals to Put in Your Diary for Next Summer!

Sep 13, 2018

In the summer, there are numerous festivals held in Japan! Although there are about three hundred t... Read More...

Language

【Event Report】Kansai-Ben Seminar at Akamonkai Japanese Language School!

Sep 11, 2018

Have you ever heard of Kansai-ben? Kansai-ben is the name for the dialect used in Osaka and other Ka... Read More...

Manners, Culture

Why Do Japanese Women Cover Their Mouths While Laughing?

Sep 11, 2018

When you’re talking to Japanese women, many of you may have noticed that many usually laugh with... Read More...

Transportation, Manners

Why Do Japanese Women Do Their Makeup on the Train?

Sep 8, 2018

Japan is a country where trains are the main daily transportation for many people. If you live i... Read More...

Culture

8 Famous Urban Legends in Japan That Will Give You Goosebumps

Sep 6, 2018

When you think of Japan, what comes to mind? It's beautiful sakura? Shibuya, Harajuku, and Tokyo? Th... Read More...

Manners, Culture

5 Things You Need to Know about Omiyage Gift-Giving Culture in Japan

Aug 31, 2018

Has your Japanese coworker returned from a business trip armed with neatly wrapped boxes of snacks f... Read More...

Arts, Culture

TENUGUI: The unique and multi-purpose Japanese handkerchief

Aug 24, 2018

When travelling in Japan, have you every come by the shelves of colorful, eye-catching Japanese hand... Read More...

Student Life, Study Abroad, Language

5 of the Most Effective and Useful Dictionary Apps!

Aug 25, 2018

When learning Japanese to study or travel to the Sakura country, it's useful to have some basic Japa... Read More...

Summer, Festivals, Seasons, Travel

Enjoy a Lively Summer with 4 Festivals in August

Aug 23, 2018

Japan is the country that has many different cultures existing at the same time including both old a... Read More...

Entertainment, Culture

Starbucks Japan – Worldwide Brand but Japanese Style

Aug 20, 2018

Starbucks - a worldwide coffee brand, was first founded in Seattle, USA in 1971. When it came to 201... Read More...

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