With Valentine’s Day approaching, here’s something to add to the romantic confusion: the two different kanji for love.
By Matthew Coslett on February 13, 2017
Learning useful Japanese vocabulary is a small price toupee to get the haircut you want.
By Matthew Coslett on January 30, 2017
We all have our own New Year’s resolutions: some easily obtainable, some pretty lofty and others just downright ridiculous. Improving your Japanese ability shouldn’t be the latter. Here’s how to keep your resolve.
By Liam Carrigan on January 26, 2017
What are your New Year’s resolutions? Gaijinpot presents a guide to making them… in Japanese.
By Matthew Coslett on January 17, 2017
Combat confusion by learning to speak the unspoken language of Japan.
By Casey Hawkins on January 11, 2017
Talking about politics can be tricky in Japanese. Here’s a guide to the recent election in America and some of the words it brought up.
By Matthew Coslett on December 19, 2016
The language of Christmas in Japan reveals some interesting insights into how the season is seen, celebrated and sold here.
By Matthew Coslett on December 12, 2016
Much like the prefecture it is based in, Seigan Language School in south Osaka is a school that offers everything that a student could want.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on December 12, 2016
Start your new life in Japan with ARC Academy.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on December 9, 2016
Kyoshin is a great place to gain a deeper insight into not just the language but also the unique combination of old and new that makes Japan such a fascinating country.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on December 6, 2016
Would you like extra soy sauce with your dancing zombie octopus?
By Matthew Coslett on November 28, 2016
Japanese and English have similar ways to say that you dislike something — as well as some fascinating differences.