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Aaron Baggett

Aaron Baggett is a Tokyo-based writer from North Little Rock, Arkansas. He loves Muay Thai, Godzilla, cats, and explaining why Terminator 2 is the greatest movie ever.

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Culture

5 Ways to have an Online Halloween in Japan This Year

2020 has been spooky enough, so here's how to have fun and stay safe!

By 5 min read

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Tokyu Toyoko Line

What makes living on the Tokyu Toyoko line so great?

By 5 min read

Explore

Make Your Own Kit Kat at Miyashita Park’s Kit Kat Chocolatory

Break me off a piece of my own personalized KitKat bar.

By 5 min read

Learn

5 Best Websites for Finding Japanese Tutors Online

Improve your Japanese at home with a private tutor.

By 7 min read

Explore

GaijinPot’s Guide to Go To Travel

Everything to catch you up to speed on Japan's domestic travel campaign.

By 6 min read

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Best American-Style BBQ Restaurants in Japan

Don’t invite me to yakiniku and call it barbeque. We’re talking REAL BBQ.

By 4 min read

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Making The Most of Your Balcony in a Japanese Apartment

Don’t waste space! Transform your balcony into a garden or a proper place to enjoy your coffee.

By 6 min read

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Pork Shogayaki

Sweet and savory ginger pork is easy on both your taste buds and your wallet.

By 3 min read

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Practicing Martial Arts in Japan Without Knowing Japanese

Don’t beat yourself up at the gym for not knowing Japanese. Check out these foreigner-friendly gyms in Japan.

By 6 min read

Culture

Couples Stuck in Quarantine Found it Helped Them Grow Closer According to Survey

Turns out being cooped up was a good thing for our readers in relationships. As for the singles, is your finger tired of swiping on Tinder yet?

By 7 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Figuring out the Buttons on a Japanese Toilet

When you gotta go, you gotta go.

By 1 min read

Explore

Can Fukui’s Obama City Draw Visitors with Rural Tourism Alone?

Obama City plays up its name and fish exports to attract visitors but is it enough to sustain a town with a rapidly aging population?

By 7 min read