If you want to tone down the sakura celebrations this year, here are five alternatives to squatting in the cold on a blue tarp.
By Teni Wada 6 min read
Have a personal Academy screening at home with these awards-worthy drama features from Japan.
Soak in the nature and history of one of Japan’s oldest traditions — with ladies and gentlemen alike!
If Terrace House is the prima donna of Japanese reality TV, then Rea(L)ove is the evil understudy about to sell a scandal to the tabloids.
When it comes to teaching in Japan, where would you rather be — at an eikaiwa or in a school classroom?
Whether it’s students, coworkers, children or the person serving you, it’s worth knowing how to call out misbehavior.
From romance to action and even sci-fi horror — this list of anime titles has it all.
Think shibari is only for freaks and sadists? Think again!
Do people come out of the closet at work in Japan and if so — how?
Reduce needless travel stress and have a better experience at this year’s 70th anniversary winter festival.
A long Japanese winter isn’t just about keeping warm — it’s about your mental health, too.
What locations in Japan offer English teachers the best earnings versus savings potential?