It’s beaten, sweetened and eaten all across the country in infinite varieties and on all occasions. Here’s a quick primer and a short warning on this ever-present treat.
By Ashley Owen on May 16, 2018
As convenient and vibrant as Japan’s major urban centers are, one expat explains why a change to a more rural area did him a world of good.
By Liam Carrigan on May 15, 2018
Japan, we’ve gotta talk. This point card habit of yours is getting out of control.
By Aonghas Crowe on May 10, 2018
Moving to new digs doesn’t need to be as stressful or as costly as you think. A few simple steps before the big day can ensure everything goes smoothly, whether your moving across town or to another prefecture.
By Liam Carrigan on April 28, 2018
Three iconic cities. Three unique styles of Japanese soul food. We travel to each area and discover what makes miso, shoyu and tonkotsu styles of ramen so distinct.
By Frank Striegl on April 27, 2018
This new hybrid drink released in Japan last week hints at the fact that we might be missing something in our lives, so we had to find out more.
By Victoria Vlisides on April 24, 2018
Being queer in Japan hasn’t always been easy, but I want to be one of many voices that says it gets better.
By Alex Rickert on April 24, 2018
It’s never a dull moment living in Japan — and if it ever seems that way, then here are five popular smartphone games many Japanese play to help pass the time.
By Limarc Ambalina on April 20, 2018
Learn how being an assistant language teacher in Japan has turned you into a valuable team player for your next employer.
By Cara Lam on April 19, 2018
These 10 Japanese words and phrases can help you bargain for some good deals or talk about the finer things in life.
By Teni Wada on April 18, 2018
Who, what, where and, most importantly, how to get your hands on these cute, crafty and sometimes weird pieces of Japanese pop culture.
By Mimi Dietderich on April 13, 2018
Tokyo Star Bank is giving foreign entrepreneurs a rare opportunity to connect with local investors and win a grand prize of ¥1,000,000 in a brand new contest.