It can be a tricky business asking for time off in a Japanese workplace. Try these useful phrases.
By Matthew Coslett 3 min read
Giri-choco is nice, but we want something much cheaper: respect.
Four new and four classic goodies from Japan for the animaniac in your life.
An awesome tradition in Japan is "hatsuhinode," or viewing the first sunrise of the New Year.
Here’s your chance enjoy the festive holiday cheer — the Japanese way!
Stage your own funeral, go to a topless VIP lounge or keep it family friendly this Halloween.
It’s that time of the year again — the countdown to Valentine's Day (and its alter ego White Day) begins in Japan. Are you ready to let that special someone know how you feel? Here are five ways to tell it from your heart — without sounding like a cheesy anime character.
Ringing in the new and tossing out the slightly old prompts an age-old question, one similar to Christmas trees in the West: when should you take your Shogatsu decorations down?
The short story of how Christmas in Japan become synonymous with a fast food joint.
Ten of Japan’s 16 national holidays are directly related to the Emperor — with one more on the way.
Here are five spooktastic spots for to get your monster mash on this Halloween in Osaka.
This Halloween, be more than just scared with these new Japanese words and phrases to express your fear and disgust like a horror movie pro.