Despite your favorite films and anime, Japan isn't the high-tech future world you think it is.
By Lillian Loescher 3 min read
'Sudoku' but not 'Number Place?' What are the origins of these Japanese words we use in the West?
From the mountains to the sea, there are so many places we can hang our hats here in Japan. This month, six English teaching jobs that allow your heart and your mind to wander a bit.
Satisfy your sugary cravings with this list of places to find the best cereals from Fruity Pebbles to Captain Crunch.
Kintsugi encapsulates the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, striving to seek beauty in imperfection. Kintsugi is a distinctively Japanese technique of restoring pottery and ceramics that can be enjoyed by anyone at any skill level.
If there’s one thing Japan loves more than paperwork, it’s rules. And boy, do gyms in Japan have a lot of them.
A patient approach to classroom management for English teachers.
Ever wonder about the history of Golden Week's holidays?
Want to turn your hobby into a side job and sell it online? It’s not only a great way to make a bit of extra cash but also a chance to boost your resume.
Living on the silver Hibiya Line means easy access to work and swanky Tokyo hotspots.
What can Netflix’s reality show tell us about dating, marriage and communication in Japan?
Two words that are commonly confused by beginner/ intermediate students are 分かる and 知る. Gaijinpot has a look at the differences between these similar verbs.