Struggling with Japanese? The Kumon course – offering tailor-made lessons that you can study when you want – could be for you. And they’re giving away a free trial course until the end of November!
By Rebecca Quin on October 21, 2016
My girlfriend has a part-time job that makes me feel uneasy. She says it’s only for the money but should I be worried?
By Sara Who on October 20, 2016
Between the good, the bad and the downright absurd, you’ll find it all in the Japanese countryside.
By Alex Sturmey on October 19, 2016
Credit where credit is due.
By Liam Carrigan on October 18, 2016
Every Monday we post our picks for upcoming events in and around Tokyo. If you would like your event listed here, contact the editor of GaijinPot.
By Leslie Lee III on October 17, 2016
Most of the time, referring to your own or other people’s families in Japanese is a simple matter of adding -さん to the end. However, there are some exceptions.
By Matthew Coslett on October 17, 2016
10 reasons to visit this little-known gem in southern Japan. As if you need an excuse.
By Sophie Skillett on October 14, 2016
You hear it every single day everywhere in Japan but you have no idea how or why. This is Japanese background music or BGM.
By Romano Brandi on October 13, 2016
What are the big differences between teaching in the countryside and teaching in the city? Will your school have electricity? And is Sweden somehow involved with ISIS?
By Alex Sturmey on October 12, 2016
Before you start hibernating for the winter, get out there, make some friends and have some fun this week in…
By Leslie Lee III on October 11, 2016
I bet you think this resume is all about you. Heads up: It’s not.