Culture
What You Can Do at Konbini, Japanese Convenience Stores

What You Can Do at Konbini, Japanese Convenience Stores

Aug 26, 2020

Konbini - Japanese Convenience Stores In Japan, convenience stores are called konbini (コンビニ) which ... Read More...

Culture
Japanese Public Baths? Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Sento!

Japanese Public Baths? Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Sento!

Aug 11, 2020

If you're a foreigner who lives in Japan or came to Japan as a tourist, many of you may have heard o... Read More...

Summer, Culture
Your Next Vacation: The Obon Festival 2020

Your Next Vacation: The Obon Festival 2020

Aug 5, 2020

What do you know about your next vacation in Japan 2020? It's Obon (お盆) - an annual Buddhist celebra... Read More...

Summer, Culture
Yukata in Summer – Where Can I Buy a Yukata in Tokyo?

Yukata in Summer – Where Can I Buy a Yukata in Tokyo?

Aug 3, 2020

Summer is coming. And that means it’s the perfect time to dust off your yukata, buy or rent one. Are... Read More...

Language
Wasei-Eigo? Confusing Japanese Made English Words

Wasei-Eigo? Confusing Japanese Made English Words

Jul 27, 2020

Have you heard about wasei-eigo? You’ve finally arrived in Japan and are starting to make new friend... Read More...

Festivals
Your Next Two Japan National Holidays: Ocean Day and Sport Day!

Your Next Two Japan National Holidays: Ocean Day and Sport Day!

Jul 22, 2020

Got some days off, which Japan national holidays are they? You are going to enjoy the two Japanese ... Read More...

Culture
Top 5 Must-try Japanese Traditions

Top 5 Must-try Japanese Traditions

Jul 10, 2020

Why not learn Japanese traditional culture during your time living in Japan? It takes a long time... Read More...

Language
Top 20 HOT Japanese Baby Names

Top 20 HOT Japanese Baby Names

Jul 6, 2020

What is in a name? Do you notice any similar or popular names among the Japanese friends around you?... Read More...

Culture
Maybe You Don’t Know: Each Prefecture of Japan Has Its Own Flag!

Maybe You Don’t Know: Each Prefecture of Japan Has Its Own Flag!

Jun 19, 2020

Welcome back everyone, before we get into our topic, the Guidable writer team sincerely announce to ... Read More...

Culture
Rokuyo – Japan’s Mysterious Lucky Day Calendar

Rokuyo – Japan’s Mysterious Lucky Day Calendar

Jun 12, 2020

Do you have a Japanese calendar in your house? Maybe you've noticed there are some extra letters wri... Read More...

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 Teacher Training School You Can Attend While Working!

How Do I Become a Japanese Language Teacher in Six Months? Introducing a Teacher Training 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...

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