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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

Japan’s COVID-19 State of Emergency: What You Need to Know

Tokyo and ten other prefectures have been put under a second state of emergency to cope with a surge in coronavirus cases.

By 6 min read

Learn

Immerse Your Family in a Short-Term Rural Japanese Language Experience

Spend two weeks together as a family learning Japanese and exploring life in the countryside with Akita Inaka School.

By 5 min read

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

Live

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

Live

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

Live

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

Live

Japanese Recipe Adventures: Pork Shogayaki

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

By 3 min read

Live

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