Searching for a new apartment, this writer stumbled upon a whole different set of options.
By Alex Sturmey on April 16, 2017
Now that’s what you call an entrance.
By Alex Sturmey on April 6, 2017
With sakura season underway, one writer asks: Is hanami all that enjoyable?
By Alex Sturmey on March 23, 2017
Keep calm and listen to Enya.
By Alex Sturmey on March 9, 2017
Did a 19-second handshake manage to soften the blow?
By Alex Sturmey on March 6, 2017
Dear Japan, we have to talk about your weather.
By Alex Sturmey on February 23, 2017
What to do when your friendly neighborino isn’t so friendly?
By Alex Sturmey on February 16, 2017
I tried Google Translate’s updated feature and may have uncovered a Japanese conspiracy in the process.
By Alex Sturmey on February 9, 2017
What happens in the hot spring stays in the hot spring. But here’s what we know.
By Alex Sturmey on February 4, 2017
The government recently approved a bill to legalize casinos in Japan after years of debate. Here’s a brief lowdown of what you need to know.
By Alex Sturmey on January 18, 2017
Emperor Akihito is one of Japan’s most popular emperors. But did you know that he wants to abdicate?
By Alex Sturmey on December 23, 2016
Ever heard of the Senkaku Island dispute? Here’s what you should know.