Etiquette and manner are very important in Japan. Even if you are a foreigner, you are expected to be familiar with the basics.
Here is the complete Guide to Japanese Manner and Etiquette.

Food, Manners

Small Talk at the Dinner Table – Yay or Nay?

Sep 29, 2018

  Eating breakfast, lunch or dinner with your friends or family is an important activity... Read More...

Manners

Basic Japanese Dining Etiquette Every Tourist Must Know

Sep 28, 2018

The rich culture of the Japanese remains evident today, especially on its cuisine. Even with the fas... 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...

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...

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...

Move To Japan, Language, Manners, Culture

Back-channeling in Japanese: Aizuchi

Jul 25, 2018

When speaking to a Japanese friend, you may have noticed them nodding and making small interject... Read More...

Food, Restaurant, New Life, Move To Japan, Manners

Useful Tips and Tools for Restaurant Reservation in Japan

Jun 25, 2018

Japanese food attracts food lovers from all over the world, and you can always find what you like to... Read More...

Move To Japan, Manners

How to Survive the Rainy Season in Japan: Umbrellas

Jun 7, 2018

  The rainy season has started this year in Japan. People need to carry their umbrellas ... Read More...

Beauty / Cosmetics, Manners, Others, Culture

6 Facts Why Tattoos are Forbidden at Onsen in Japan

Apr 21, 2018

When you’re staying in Japan, many of you feel that bathing in a Japanese hot spring is one of... Read More...

Food, Historical Events, Move To Japan, Manners

5 Facts You Must Know about “Kanpai” for Cheers in Japan

Apr 1, 2018

  When you go out for drinking with your Japanese friends, have you ever wondered why al... Read More...

Move To Japan, Manners

5 Amazing Realities of Lost and Found in Japan

Mar 30, 2018

  Have you ever lost your wallets, PASMO or left your bags somewhere in Japan as a carel... Read More...

Food, Manners, Others, Culture

Japanese Souvenir Culture (Omiyage)

Mar 24, 2018

  Congratulations! You have been invited to an event hosted by a Japanese friend or co-worke... Read More...

Food, Love, Move To Japan, Manners, Culture

5 Tips of White Day Magic in Japan

Mar 12, 2018

  Generally, in Europe or US, both guys and girls give chocolate or special gifts to eac... Read More...

Sakura, Manners, Culture

Simple Tips for enjoying Cherry Blossom Season in Japan

Mar 11, 2018

What does お花見 (ohanami) mean? Cherry blossoms, or sakura, is one of the famous symbols of Japan... Read More...

Move To Japan, Language, Manners

5 Facts about the Japanese word “Sumimasen”

Mar 2, 2018

  If you’re a foreigner who lives in Japan or came to Japan as a tourist, have you ever ... Read More...

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