Looking at the unique ideas Japanese people use for Christmas reveals a lot about the differences between Japanese Christmas and its Western equivalent.
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Learn about the linguistic differences between the Japanese spoken in Kanto and those spoken in Kansai with these slang words.
Many Japanese companies rely on principles conceived in the 1980s. But alternatives have emerged, changing how colleagues and bosses interact.
Heat stroke is a real danger in Japan’s hot summers. Here’s how to avoid it, and what to do if you get it.
'Sudoku' but not 'Number Place?' What are the origins of these Japanese words we use in the West?
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.
A lot of men showed up at the office despite remote work being available. I wonder why?
Illustrator on Twitter draws the types of people we envy and their insecurities.
Do you need to brush up on your Japanese skills to score more yen?
Find your next hobby through the wonderful world of Japanese arts and crafts!
Customers are tired of hearing others taking care of business on the toilet.
Students in Japan don't like having a fast-one pulled on them during entrance exams.