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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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Way of The Samurai: Authentic Japanese Cultural Experiences in Kanazawa

This journey through a traditional castle town is fun and enlightening for lovers of samurai history and followers of Japanese spirituality alike.

By 6 min read

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Discover Monks, Mountains and More on the Japan Heritage Official Website

Traditional Japanese culture, hot spring escapes and mountainous panoramic views await.

By 4 min read

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Where to Find Your Favorite Breakfast Cereal in Japan

Satisfy your sugary cravings with this list of places to find the best cereals from Fruity Pebbles to Captain Crunch.

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Golden Week: What Are These Japanese Holidays?

Ever wonder about the history of Golden Week's holidays?

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7 Terrifying Japanese Urban Legends Based on True Stories

From human sacrifices to haunted tunnels, these real Japanese legends give us the creeps.

By 8 min read

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5 Japanese Anime Heroes Who Are Actually Jerks

Ruining your childhood one character at a time.

By 9 min read

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

What does Japan's state of emergency mean?

By 5 min read

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Linemo, Ahamo, Povo or Rakuten Un-Limit: Which New Phone Plan is Right for You?

SoftBank, Docomo, Au and Rakuten offer reduced pricing plans.

By 6 min read

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6 Sakura Flavored Sweets in Japan

What cherry blossom-flavored treats does Japan have this year?

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Oimachi Line

Is an apartment on Tokyo's Oimachi line right for you?

By 7 min read

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Recruiters at Apex Thrive Under Any Circumstance

One of Japan’s top recruitment agencies is seeking professionals to join its award-winning team.

By 3 min read

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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.

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