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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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Discover Okayama: Beautiful Home of Japanese Tradition, Pottery and Steel

Explore the hidden, cultural and even luxurious gems of Okayama Prefecture on the Japan Heritage website.

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Globis University: Your Gateway to Japan

Kickstart your career and earn an MBA at Globis University while living in Japan or even online. Learn what it’s like to study in Tokyo from students themselves.

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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.

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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.

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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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Understanding Valentine’s Day (and White Day) in Japan

How do you celebrate Valentine's Day and White Day in Japan?

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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.

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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?

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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.

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6 Sakura Flavored Sweets in Japan

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

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