These 10 Japanese words and phrases can help you bargain for some good deals or talk about the finer things in life.
By Teni Wada on April 18, 2018
With the Olympics drawing closer, the government is finally getting serious about English in elementary schools.
By Liam Carrigan on April 17, 2018
Sakura & animal selfies and scenery straight out of a storybook… Here are just a few of our favorite posts so far from the ongoing 2018 GaijinPot Cherry Blossom Contest.
By GaijinPot Blog on April 14, 2018
Who, what, where and, most importantly, how to get your hands on these cute, crafty and sometimes weird pieces of Japanese pop culture.
By Mimi Dietderich on April 13, 2018
Since April is the month of fibs and mistruths, Gaijinpot presents some vocabulary to discuss them.
By Matthew Coslett on April 12, 2018
No one’s heard of this misty mountain retreat just west of Sendai — and that’s what makes it so special.
By GaijinPot Partners on April 11, 2018
Tokyo Star Bank is giving foreign entrepreneurs a rare opportunity to connect with local investors and win a grand prize of ¥1,000,000 in a brand new contest.
By GaijinPot Partners on April 10, 2018
From enfant terrible of the Japanese literary scene to master of its dark arts, Ryu Murakami’s sinister world and black humor have been delighting readers for more than four decades.
By Iain Maloney on April 9, 2018
These are the rides to seek out during the resort’s year-long 35th anniversary event.
By Joshua Meyer on April 6, 2018
While Kyushu is famous for some unique cuisine and craftsmanship, it’s also known for its abundance of ancient “au naturel” soaking in spots!
By Natsuko Mazany on April 5, 2018
Live out your childhood dreams of racing alongside Mario and Luigi and learn how to fire a “kamehameha” (energy wave) straight from your own hands.
By Limarc Ambalina on April 4, 2018
Because of the blossoms’ limited time, so are the parties that come with them. Tokyo may be tapped out, but there are still plenty of spots left.