Visiting 5 Landmarks of Haruki Murakami
Explore five Hanshin-area locations that appear as settings in Haruki Murakami's novels, as well as the landmarks of his life.
8 Accommodation Options in Japan
So, you're planning your first trip or long-term move to Japan and you’re afraid you’ll end up under a bridge, alone and cold, unable to find a roof? This article is for you!
Want to Wow Your Japanese Friends?
Casually toss out these idiomatic expressions to get your Japanese acquaintances' jaws dropping.
7 Oddly Useful Items from the ¥100 Shop
These hot items, remarkably only ¥100, are sure to improve the quality of your life—or at least make it a little more interesting!
How to Navigate a Japanese Washlet Toilet
If you're confused by all the buttons on a modern Japanese toilet, we're here to decipher all those mystifying symbols.
A Guide to Working Retail in Japan
Whether your passion is fashion, you're interested in adding to your resume, or you need some part-time work, if you're considering a retail job in Japan, here is the ultimate guide to get you started!
Survival Japanese at the Ramen Shop!
Pick up the key vocabulary and phrases that will get you by in almost any ramen spot!
7 Great Train Passes to Save Money on Transit
There are a number of passes you can buy to get unlimited transit in popular tourist areas. Here are seven great picks, with a focus on the Tokyo and Kyoto areas!
A 'Lovely' & Effective Way to Learn Japanese
As there are lots of ways to learn a foreign language, you may be unable to make up your mind which is best for you. This article will propose one surefire way of learning that just may be helpful in your everyday life.
Government to Give Cash to Needy Students
The Japanese government will offer cash handouts of up to 200,000 yen per person to students in need due to the novel coronavirus pandemic to help them continue their studies.
The Subtle Difference Between 'Yes' & 'No'
Un! Uun! Un? Three words that sound awfully similar but have totally different meanings.