Culture

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...

New Life, Move To Japan

Starting a New Life in Japan: What to Remember

Apr 21, 2020   PR  

Are you starting a new life in Japan?  It is already mid-April. Are you excited to start your new... Read More...

Festivals, Culture

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

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...

Language, Culture

All You Need to Know About Loanwords in Japanese

Sep 12, 2019

  You may have heard the phrase ‘loanwords’ before, perhaps even in the context of the J... Read More...

Culture

What is the Significance of Japan’s ‘Meibutsu’?

Aug 19, 2019

What even is meibutsu? This is perhaps the most important question that needs to be answered firs... Read More...

Culture

Japanese Pop Culture Quiz

Apr 26, 2019

The test will tell whether you're an expert in Japanese pop culture by asking 8 questions about Ja... Read More...

Arts, Outdoor Activities

Best of the Best: Peaceful Gardens to Spend Time in and Around Japan

Apr 14, 2019

What are the Best Gardens You’ve been to in Japan? Since I moved to Japan, one of my absolute favor... Read More...

Trip, Outdoor Activities, Culture

Experiencing Japanese Culture, Zao Snow Monsters and Onsen Through a Two Day Trip

Apr 2, 2019   PR  

My Two Day Cultural Trip through Zao and Shiroishi with Onsen and Snow Monsters! Outside the clas... Read More...

Relationships, Move To Japan, Culture

Where in Japan are You From? Does Your Birth Prefecture Change Who You Are?

Mar 18, 2019

      Are There Big Differences Between People Depending on Birth Prefectu... Read More...

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...

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