Travel to real-life places in Japan where scenes from Studio Ghibli’s animated films spring to life.
By Joshua Meyer on August 17, 2018
To experience the pleasure, you must also brave the pain of Japan’s complex culinary underworld.
By Audrey Foo on August 16, 2018
With a hot and humid summer already in full swing, it’s time to take some cool precautions. GaijinPot looks at “Cool Japan” from the air conditioner to other, more esoteric, devices.
By Matthew Coslett on August 15, 2018
Bureaucrats everywhere aren’t always that easy to deal with, but here are three handy tips to help you do just that where you teach in Japan.
By Liam Carrigan on August 14, 2018
In honor of this year’s Mountain Day, how about taking on Japan’s most iconic peak?
By Ashley Owen on August 10, 2018
It’s important to draw the line between working hard and being deviously overworked by a company that may want to bend the rules by manipulating new or junior employees. Here are some tips.
By Alfie Blincowe on August 8, 2018
How can we deliver engaging, informative lessons that students will retain, when neither they — nor you — want to be in a sweltering classroom with no AC?
By Liam Carrigan on August 7, 2018
If you’re planning a long visit or looking to study abroad in Japan, JP Smart Wi-Fi has totally got you.
By Lucy Dayman on August 3, 2018
A pension explanation that won’t leave your head spinning.
By Alfie Blincowe on August 2, 2018
Bowls of Japan’s famous noodle-based soup don’t always have to be served scalding hot. There are several chilled variations that can be enjoyed in the notoriously hot Japanese summer months.
By Frank Striegl on August 1, 2018
Japan’s gifting culture is impressive, but it can create some confusion for those unfamiliar with the concept.
By Liam Carrigan on July 31, 2018
Following the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that recently hit Kansai, the floods and landslide in western Japan and the current nationwide heatwave, it’s time to look at some words for these terrifying natural occurrences.