Others, Culture
Why Not Try Wearing Samue?

Why Not Try Wearing Samue?

May 27, 2020

Have you ever heard of samue? No, no I’m not talking about samui (寒い; the Japanese word for cold) an... Read More...

Others, Culture
The Imperial House of Japan

The Imperial House of Japan

May 25, 2020

  To those of you living in Japan, I’m pretty sure you’ve heard of the Japanese imperial fam... Read More...

Interview, Language, Work, Education
How Do I Become a Japanese Language Teacher in Six Months? Introducing a School You Can Attend While Working!

How Do I Become a Japanese Language Teacher in Six Months? Introducing a School You Can Attend While Working!

Apr 28, 2020   PR  

“A Popular Japanese Language Teacher Training Course Even Office Workers and Housewives Can Take.” ... Read More...

Entertainment, Culture
An Interview with the Host of Tokyo Speaks: A Podcast For Tokyo’s International Community

An Interview with the Host of Tokyo Speaks: A Podcast For Tokyo’s International Community

Mar 20, 2020

Do you know of any podcasts in Japan, about Japan, in English? If you do, probably not much. Mos... Read More...

Relationships, Culture
Happy White Day! What are some of the lesser-known Japanese traditions?

Happy White Day! What are some of the lesser-known Japanese traditions?

Mar 14, 2020

So you may know about shogatsu (New Year Eve), hanami (cherry blossom viewing), Obon Matsuri (day to... Read More...

Festivals, Culture
Hina Matsuri: A Celebration of Girls

Hina Matsuri: A Celebration of Girls

Apr 28, 2020

Japan is known for their numerous festivals that occur throughout the year. There are 5 significant ... Read More...

Festivals, Culture
Hinamatsuri: A Celebration of Girls

Hinamatsuri: A Celebration of Girls

Mar 2, 2020

Hina Matsuri Japan is known for their numerous festivals that occur all throughout the year. Ther... Read More...

Special, Culture
Everything You Need To Know About Japanese Mythology

Everything You Need To Know About Japanese Mythology

Feb 23, 2020

Everything You Need To Know About Japanese Mythology So, you’ve been in Japan for a while now, you’... Read More...

Shopping / Service, Entertainment, Culture
Purikura: Becoming Kawaii With a Magic Photo Booth

Purikura: Becoming Kawaii With a Magic Photo Booth

Feb 17, 2020

Have you ever been to arcades in Japan? If yes, did you see the massive box-shaped photo booths with... Read More...

Culture
NHK? Anti-NHK party? What’s with all the fuss over NHK and what is the NHK.

NHK? Anti-NHK party? What’s with all the fuss over NHK and what is the NHK.

Feb 7, 2020

If you are living in an apartment in Japan, you might be visited by people from the NHK, even if you... Read More...

Relationships, Love
5 Love Shrines in and around Tokyo

5 Love Shrines in and around Tokyo

Jan 28, 2020

Japan is famous for its numerous shrines that grant people their wishes. Whether it is prosperit... Read More...

Christmas, Culture
Japanese Winter Gifts

Japanese Winter Gifts

Jan 13, 2020

The holidays are coming and during this season, though Christmas, as we know it in the west, is not ... Read More...

Move To Japan, Money, Culture
Why You Should Always Bring Cash With You in Japan

Why You Should Always Bring Cash With You in Japan

Jan 10, 2020

Japan is one of the most high-tech countries in the world with arguably the most advanced toilet... Read More...

Festivals, Culture
Festivals To Enjoy In The Kyushu Region

Festivals To Enjoy In The Kyushu Region

Apr 25, 2020

There are various festivals across Japan that tourists can enjoy. Each region in Japan has their own... Read More...

Culture
2019 in Japan Quiz

2019 in Japan Quiz

Jan 9, 2020

Let's celebrate the new year/decade with a quiz! Test your 2019 Japan knowledge!   [st... Read More...

Weddings
Planning a Wedding in Japan as a Foreigner

Planning a Wedding in Japan as a Foreigner

Jan 7, 2020

According to the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, 607,000 couples got married in Japan i... Read More...

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