Many Japanese teachers of English lack an ability to speak the language they are hoping to foster in their students. So what might be some of the reasons?
By Liam Carrigan on March 21, 2017
The throwing stars come out at night — along with “Kill Bill”-style sword battles, geisha performances and traditionally prepared Japanese food — at this Osaka dinner theater.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on March 21, 2017
No need to login or register to connect, the Travel Japan Wi-Fi app automatically hooks you up with instant Wi-Fi across Japan, as well as travel recommendations, tips, discounts and your own virtual scrapbook.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on March 18, 2017
The busiest of the 23 wards in Tokyo’s sprawling metropolis, Shinjuku City has countless surprises vying for your attention — many of them hiding in plain sight.
By Josh Fields on March 16, 2017
What do Japanese women and men consider the ideal body? And how do they go about getting it?
By Louise George Kittaka on March 16, 2017
One ALT shares his experience of tackling the “gaikoku” topic with his students.
By Liam Carrigan on March 14, 2017
Keep calm and listen to Enya.
By Alex Sturmey on March 9, 2017
Trying to arrange an apartment in Japan? Whether you’re overseas or here already there’s a new foreigner-friendly housing program that’s designed to make the process totally problem-free.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on March 2, 2017
From bananas to buff: How the fitness scene in Japan is transforming ahead of Tokyo 2020.
By Andrew Smith on March 1, 2017
At times adorable, at other times terrifying, these larger than life characters have ingratiated themselves into almost every facet of Japanese public life.
By Liam Carrigan on February 28, 2017
Dear Japan, we have to talk about your weather.
By Alex Sturmey on February 23, 2017
And you don’t have to like natto.