After his 6 month stay got extended to 6 years, Matthew decided just to stay. As well as writing about his beloved Kansai, he spends hours in the middle of nowhere looking for wildlife and searching for the parts of the city most people ignore.
We tested native speakers to see if they would struggle with the infamous highest level of the Japanese proficiency test.
Make applying for a job in Japanese less intimidating with this guide.
Get a shiny new commuter pass all by yourself with this kanji guide.
Don’t get caught off guard at the interview. Prepare, practice, perform!
From how to understand the news in Japanese to words for seeing a doctor.
Achoo! Hay fever season is back with a vengeance. Get rid of your sniffles with this seasonal vocabulary.
If your Valentine's Day date says you’re しつこい, it means they just aren’t into you. Let it go!