See one of Tokyo’s biggest, best and wildest festivals close up at the Sanja Matsuri.
By John Asano on May 12, 2017
There’s no place like June for the holidays…
By Aonghas Crowe on May 11, 2017
What are some of the ways that the Japanese system of “sempai and kohai” manifests itself during working life in Japan? One ALT shares his experience.
By Liam Carrigan on May 10, 2017
Have you been following #gaijinconfessionfriday?
By GaijinPot Blog on May 9, 2017
Every Monday we serve top picks for this week’s events in Japan. To list your event, contact the editor of GaijinPot.
By Dan Grunebaum on May 8, 2017
Whether you’re new to the subject or are looking for more detail on an era or topic, here are nine books to get your Japanese history on.
By Iain Maloney on May 8, 2017
We must not look at Akie Abe as just her husband’s wife.
By Meagan Finlay on May 6, 2017
The grass isn’t always greener — especially if it’s artificial.
By Alex Sturmey on May 5, 2017
Mastering these Japanese honorifics can allow you to finesse your way around tricky business situations.
By Chiara Terzuolo on May 4, 2017
Part 2 of our guide to landing that teaching job in Japan.
By Liam Carrigan on May 3, 2017
Warning: Do not read this article if hungry.
By Lucy Dayman on May 2, 2017
Expect the unexpected with gorgeous scenery, immaculately-preserved history and wonderfully quirky attractions (including Finnish hippopotamuses).