Looking to liven up your time spent studying Japanese? Step up your game with these, well, games.
By Victoria Mason on June 1, 2018
At first the words for the internet can seem somewhat easy after all — a lot of them are English. However, once you try and get online, the words become increasingly difficult. GaijinPot investigates.
By Matthew Coslett on May 30, 2018
With the JLPT exams just around the corner, GaijinPot takes a look at some of the weird compounds using basic kanji that examiners can’t resist slipping into their tests.
By Matthew Coslett on May 21, 2018
If you’re learning, picking a mobile application that will let you study anytime, anywhere can accelerate your progress. Here are six of our favorites to keep in your pocket.
By Victoria Mason on May 17, 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
Lower living costs, diverse courses, career support and a majestic mountain vista on your doorstep — these are a few of our favorite things about studying in Nagano.
By GaijinPot Blog on May 9, 2018
Gaijinpot presents a guide to the first ten sentences for beginner language learners that will make the scaffolding to all your later studies.
By Matthew Coslett on April 26, 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
Since April is the month of fibs and mistruths, Gaijinpot presents some vocabulary to discuss them.
By Matthew Coslett on April 12, 2018
Here are some details about the information on your Japanese bank card to help you have a better online shopping experience.
By Matthew Coslett on March 29, 2018
Learners may know of “wasei eigo” (English words coined in Japan), but there is another weird subcategory of katakana terms: those whose meaning has been utterly altered from the original form.
By Matthew Coslett on March 21, 2018
Time to head out and enjoy the annual bloom of flowers armed with a few new casual and slangy phrases to try with your friends.