7 Japanese Urban Legends That Are Totally Based on True Stories
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7 Terrifying Japanese Urban Legends That Are Based on True Stories

From human sacrifices to abandoned villages, these real Japanese legends give us the creeps.

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Netflix’s The Naked Director: A Dodgy Dive into Japanese Porn and “Real” Sex

This semi-biographical ode to Japanese AV does little more than maintain the status quo—but it makes us think while doing so.

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Tweet of the Week #50: Typhoon Hagibis Causes Panic Buying of Tape

Advice to tape your windows has resulted in a shortage. But does it even work? Learn how to give advice with this week's viral tweet!

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5 Japanese Horror Movies You Must Watch
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5 Classic Japanese Horror Movies You Must Watch

We dare you to watch these J-horror classics alone in the dark this weekend.

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Tweet of the Week #51: Apple Watch Users Told To Go For a Run During Typhoon Hagibis

Learn how to use the expression とんでもない with this week's viral tweet.

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Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding in Japan

Shred world-class powder in the Japanese mountains. Japow!

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5 Shops to Try Yokohama’s Local Iekei Ramen

Discover this local ramen style that’s creamy and chewy with all the toppings.

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8 Halloween Treats You Can Get at the Convenience Store in Japan

Save the tricks and give us all the spooky fall-flavored treats.

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Top Jobs in Japan You Can Apply to From Overseas – Week 42, 2019

Ski instructor, full-stack engineer, and game producer among our top picks for those living overseas who want to come and work in Japan.

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Netflix’s The Naked Director: A Dodgy Dive into Japanese Porn and “Real” Sex

This semi-biographical ode to Japanese AV does little more than maintain the status quo—but it makes us think while doing so.

By 9 min read

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5 Scary Japanese Foods and Why You Should Try Them

To experience the pleasure, you must also brave the pain of Japan’s complex culinary underworld.

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Common Japanese Phrases To Help You Study JLPT N2 and N3 Grammar

Master advanced Japanese grammar by listening out for these phrases on the daily.

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 42

IT support staff, digital marketing consultant and patissier among our top picks for this week!

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Tweet of the Week #50: Typhoon Hagibis Causes Panic Buying of Tape

Advice to tape your windows has resulted in a shortage. But does it even work? Learn how to give advice with this week's viral tweet!

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5 Classic Japanese Horror Movies You Must Watch

We dare you to watch these J-horror classics alone in the dark this weekend.

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