Language

4 Terms that Illustrate Japanese Culture

Mar 17, 2019

Okay, so you knew Japan’s highest mountain Fuji. You might even have climbed the mountain yourself a... Read More...

Culture

What’s with the Rise of ‘Grass-Eating Men’ in Japan?

Nov 14, 2018

If you live in Japan, or watch any Japanese media, chances are you might have come across the term ‘... Read More...

Relationships, Language

A Note On Apologizing in Japan

Nov 6, 2018

In the current article, I would like to talk about the importance of apologizing in Japan. When peop... Read More...

Language

First Ear? Fat Eyes? Good Mouth? An Introduction to Body Part-Related Expressions in Japanese

Oct 22, 2018

In the Japanese language, there are many “body part-related expressions,” just as there are in Engli... Read More...

Service

Spend a Lot of Time in the Library? Have You Heard of the Book Sterilizer?

Oct 21, 2018

  How often do you read books? If you read Japanese books or study by reading as many Ja... Read More...

Culture

Superstition or Cultural Fact? Major Unlucky Numbers To Know About in Japan

Oct 13, 2018

  In every country, there are unlucky numbers people want to avoid since they’re creepy.... Read More...

Traffic

Just What Color Are Traffic Lights in Japan?

Oct 9, 2018

  When you’re walking on the streets in Japan, you can see traffic lights everywhere. No... Read More...

Food

Have You Ever Tried a Japanese Pre-Drinking, “0-Jikai”?

Sep 30, 2018

  Have you ever experienced a drinking party called “0-Jikai” in Japan? It is common for... Read More...

Travel, Culture

Sensō- ji Temple – Tokyo’s Oldest Temple and one of the world’s most visited spiritual sites

Jul 3, 2018

Sensō-ji Sensō-ji, which may sometimes be referred to as the Asakusa Kannon Temple, is the oldest a... 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...

Historical Events, Travel, Entertainment, Culture

7 Attractive Points of Lucky Cats in Japan

Apr 14, 2018

If you’re living in Japan or have spent time in Japan as a tourist, walking around the streets a... Read More...

Shopping / Service, Others

Why do Japanese People Wait in Such Long Queues?

Feb 12, 2018

  When spending time in Japan, many of you may have already seen long queues of Japanese... Read More...

Move To Japan, Work

3 Basic Manners of Japanese Business Drinking Parties

Feb 2, 2018

  If you’re living in Japan and working at a Japanese company, have you already attended... Read More...

Others, Culture

What should you do for “Hatsumode” in Japan

Jan 21, 2018

In Japanese culture "Hatsumode" means -the first visit of a shrine ( in the current year), to receiv... Read More...

New Year, Others, Culture

How do Japanese people make a New Year’s resolution?

Dec 27, 2017

It is now the end of the year. Some of you might feel like it's too early to think about this, but, ... Read More...

Festivals, Christmas

5 Christmas Events you cannot miss in Tokyo!

Dec 8, 2017

You might have seen many Christmas decorations in the city like Santa Clause, Christmas wreaths, Chr... Read More...

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