New Year, Culture
Coming of Age Ceremony: How Should I Dress?

Coming of Age Ceremony: How Should I Dress?

Jan 10, 2019

1. Dressing up for Coming of Age Ceremony!     Do you know what coming of age c... Read More...

Money, Culture
Is Japan Still A Cash-Oriented Society?

Is Japan Still A Cash-Oriented Society?

Jan 9, 2019

Is Japan still a cash-oriented society? In short, yes, it is. In my experience, this country is very... Read More...

Love
Online dating App in Japan: Dating Apps that Japanese People Often use

Online dating App in Japan: Dating Apps that Japanese People Often use

Feb 23, 2019

If you are living in Japan, I think you have heard of many different types of Dating Apps. But since... 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...

New Year, Culture
Otoshidama in Japan: How should you behave when you receive/give Otoshidama at New Year

Otoshidama in Japan: How should you behave when you receive/give Otoshidama at New Year

Dec 27, 2018

1.  Why do people give out Otoshidama as New Year’s gift?     In Japan, there a... 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...

Language
Is Japanese Hard to Learn? 6 Tips on How to Make it Easier!

Is Japanese Hard to Learn? 6 Tips on How to Make it Easier!

Dec 17, 2018

Why is Japanese so hard to learn?     Learning a new language may be tough at f... Read More...

Winter, New Year
Osouji! Japanese New Year Cleaning: How is it Different From Spring Cleaning?

Osouji! Japanese New Year Cleaning: How is it Different From Spring Cleaning?

Dec 16, 2018

1.  New Years Cleaning in Japan? Why New Year?     So, does anyone else deep cl... Read More...

Winter, Christmas
A Must-See! Top 5 Tokyo Illuminations in 2018

A Must-See! Top 5 Tokyo Illuminations in 2018

Dec 15, 2018

  The holiday season is such a gorgeous time to be in Tokyo, even if you might not expec... Read More...

Culture
Visiting a Japanese Home: Useful Terms and How to Behave

Visiting a Japanese Home: Useful Terms and How to Behave

Dec 14, 2018

  1. Have you visited a Japanese family before?   If you’re living in Japan it is nat... Read More...

Mobile Phone, Culture
5 Popular Social Media in Japan

5 Popular Social Media in Japan

Dec 13, 2018

If ever there were an article that made me feel my age, it is the current one. In the current articl... Read More...

New Year, Culture
5 Traditional New Year Customs in Japan

5 Traditional New Year Customs in Japan

Dec 12, 2018

Each country has it's own customs on New Year’s Day, and there are unique and traditional customs in... Read More...

Beauty / Cosmetics, Winter
Winter in Japan. What to Wear and How the Japanese Are Wearing It.

Winter in Japan. What to Wear and How the Japanese Are Wearing It.

Dec 9, 2018

Have you experienced Japan in winter?  Unlike it's hot and unbearably humid summer, Japan has a cold... 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
Gender Roles of Men and Women in Japan

Gender Roles of Men and Women in Japan

Dec 6, 2018

1. Ever Thought About What the Gender Roles of Men and Women in Japan Are?     ... Read More...

Relationships, Love
Marriage Woes?  Why so Many Young People Are Waiting to Tie the Knot.

Marriage Woes? Why so Many Young People Are Waiting to Tie the Knot.

Dec 4, 2018

Last year, for the first time in recorded history, Japan's birth rate was under one million. Japa... Read More...

If you have something you want to know about the life in Japan, please send us a message.

We will write an article about it.

Your personal information will only be used for inquiry response.

Recommended
Nov 18, 2018 5 Unique Japanese Food Many Foreigners Try to Avoid