Mummified bodies, bizarre cults, and reincarnation—and that’s just the beginning.
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Things that go bump in the night and haunted English schools are amongst these ghostly encounters, just in time for Halloween.
Japan has a problem but is too addicted to admit it.
Advice, resources and why one writer wishes he would have prepared for the worst after divorce.
Japan's love affair with wearing the germ mask gives this author mixed feelings.
Yup, your sweet student really did just say that.
For Valentine’s Day, readers shared their own love stories in miniature form. From office romance to missed connections, they did not disappoint.
One father's story after hearing, 'You are never going to see your daughter again.'
Not all ALTs come from the Big Five countries.
One writer went around pestering people to find out exactly how much rice could be harvested from a field that measured one tatami mat in size. Here's what he found.
This historic mountain retreat in Yamanashi is over 1,300 years old and has been run by the same family for 52 generations.
In May 2016 my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village.