Looking at the unique ideas Japanese people use for Christmas reveals a lot about the differences between Japanese Christmas and its Western equivalent.
By Matthew Coslett 3 min read
Learn about the linguistic differences between the Japanese spoken in Kanto and those spoken in Kansai with these slang words.
Japanese summer got you hot and bothered? Cool off with this ice-cold noodle dish.
Why are some animals in Japan eaten while some pets receive funeral services led by religious officials and are then enshrined within Buddhist altars within the home?
Here is a quick and easy recipe so you can fry up Osaka’s favorite comfort food.
'Sudoku' but not 'Number Place?' What are the origins of these Japanese words we use in the West?
Kintsugi encapsulates the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, striving to seek beauty in imperfection. Kintsugi is a distinctively Japanese technique of restoring pottery and ceramics that can be enjoyed by anyone at any skill level.
Ever wonder about the history of Golden Week's holidays?
Two words that are commonly confused by beginner/ intermediate students are 分かる and 知る. Gaijinpot has a look at the differences between these similar verbs.
A lot of men showed up at the office despite remote work being available. I wonder why?
Illustrator on Twitter draws the types of people we envy and their insecurities.
Find your next hobby through the wonderful world of Japanese arts and crafts!