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Serve up the one type of sushi Japanese families typically make at home. Perfect for the New Year celebrations!
Matcha and strawberries turn this roll cake into a festive fusion dessert for a very merry Japanese Christmas.
Try this Japanese take on the classic Italian-American dish for a comforting winter meal.
Getting your monthly phone bill to as low as ¥2,000 is now an actual possibility in Japan — just be sure to read the fine print.
With winter coming faster than expected, nothing beats good ol' meat and potatoes. Try this easy recipe for the Japanese version, known as nikujaga.
Make use of that leftover pumpkin with this super simple roasted pumpkin seeds recipe.
The best places to buy musical instruments in Japan. Rock on.
Make the most of fall fruit with this simple persimmon and white chocolate cream tart recipe. We're drooling.
Making a bento is one of the best ways to keep lunch healthy and fun, especially if you've got kids. Fiona shares her tips and favorite recipes for bringing a bit of Japan to your midday meal.
We published our first list of essential items to start living in Japan back in 2014. We're back for round two with reader's stories, plus tips from the GaijinPot team.
If you'd like to study in Japan, you'll need to secure a student visa. Here's what to do.