Join this joyous matsuri on the sea.
By Jes Kalled on July 14, 2018
Intriguing titles and exclusive adventures all from Japan and all in your hands with this year’s GaijinPot summer reading list.
By Ian Yates on July 13, 2018
Following Samurai Blue’s inspiring run in the World Cup and finals about to start, there has never been a better time to master some of the unique Japanese words associated with the tournament as it nears it’s exciting finish!
By Matthew Coslett on July 12, 2018
Take a trip to the Tohoku region, down a road less traveled, where the most beautiful mixed baths wait to be discovered.
By Natsuko Mazany on July 11, 2018
What’s the point in having all that free time as an ALT if you can’t make good use of it?
By Liam Carrigan on July 10, 2018
What it’s like working in this ungodly hot schools — explained in 10 gifs.
By Victoria Vlisides on July 9, 2018
The Japanese Language and Media Institute is running a series of unique workshops for beginner learners to interact with Japanese pop culture and learn simple Japanese at the same time.
By GaijinPot Partners on July 9, 2018
An introductory guide to Japan’s national tipple.
By Ashley Owen on July 6, 2018
The joy of everyday discoveries and bonding with locals over food, glorious food.
By Audrey Foo on July 5, 2018
As an assistant language teacher, sometimes it’s who you are here rather than where you come from that matters most to your students
By Liam Carrigan on July 4, 2018
Not just the domain of millennials searching for music and cat videos, YouTube can also be a good teacher in Japan — even for language study.
By Elina Davydova on July 3, 2018
Whether you’re planning an international Fourth of July hoedown or a new ALTs meat-and-greet, these five businesses are here to make sure your barbecue is prime grade.