From this summer through next spring, here’s your ultimate Japan festival guide.
By Lucy Dayman on May 24, 2018
Hotter in summer, colder in winter and so much more chill all year round.
By Kirsty Kawano on May 23, 2018
Moving to the Japanese countryside presents many challenges. Thankfully, with this guide, sorting out your trash isn’t one of them!
By Liam Carrigan on May 22, 2018
With the JLPT exams just around the corner, GaijinPot takes a look at some of the weird compounds using basic kanji that examiners can’t resist slipping into their tests.
By Matthew Coslett on May 21, 2018
No kanji? No problem. Here’s a collection of top Japanese animated shows you can watch in English.
By Limarc Ambalina on May 18, 2018
If you’re learning, picking a mobile application that will let you study anytime, anywhere can accelerate your progress. Here are six of our favorites to keep in your pocket.
By Victoria Mason on May 17, 2018
It’s beaten, sweetened and eaten all across the country in infinite varieties and on all occasions. Here’s a quick primer and a short warning on this ever-present treat.
By Ashley Owen on May 16, 2018
As convenient and vibrant as Japan’s major urban centers are, one expat explains why a change to a more rural area did him a world of good.
By Liam Carrigan on May 15, 2018
Once you get past your initial nerves and reservations, interviewing in Japanese will boost both your career prospects and your self-confidence.
By Liam Carrigan on May 11, 2018
Japan, we’ve gotta talk. This point card habit of yours is getting out of control.
By Aonghas Crowe on May 10, 2018
Lower living costs, diverse courses, career support and a majestic mountain vista on your doorstep — these are a few of our favorite things about studying in Nagano.
By GaijinPot Blog on May 9, 2018
Four fantastic locations in Japan where you can get up close and personal with animals in their natural habitat.