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Dumping Garbage In Japan
You might wonder why there’s a need for an entire topic on this, but yes, there is... Find out why in this article.
As you step onto Japanese soil, you see hordes of people wearing a face mask, with eyes that could kill. Are they terrorists out to take over the world? Or is it the plague??
Hanako – School Toilet Ghost
You may have seen the widely acclaimed Japanese horror movie The Ring and its sequels, spinoffs, and other similar movies. Creepy as they are, you know they're fiction. But there's one ghost from urban legend that some Japanese people still believe exists – Hanako, she who haunts school toilets.
Healthcare In Japan
In Japan, how many times do you need to visit a dentist for a teeth polishing and scaling session? Make a guess before reading this week’s article to find out!
Himeyuri Peace Museum
Everyone knows about the Peace Memorial Park and A-Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, and the Peace Park in Nagasaki commemorating the atomic bombings in these two cities during World War II. Lesser known, but no less significant, is the Himeyuri Peace Museum in Okinawa.
History of Three Japanese Dishes
Maybe you’ve tried them, maybe not. Interested to know how certain Japanese dishes came about to be? In this article, let’s learn some bite-sized tidbits on the history of a couple of Japanese dishes.
Hokkaido - Abashiri Prison Museum
Japan is not all just about anime and gadgets, shrines and nature. For a unique experience, get a taste of life in Japan's maximum security prison.
Impact Of Blood Type Beliefs In Japanese Society
The Japanese have a firm belief that blood type has a close relationship with a person's personality, and this belief can have an impact, to a smaller or greater degree, on their daily lives. Just how great can the impact be?
Japanese Convenience Store Features
Japanese convenience stores, or “Konbini” in Japanese, take the word “convenience” to a whole new level.
Japanese Language Tips: Using “I” and “You”
“Watashi” or “Atashi”? “Anata” or “Kimi”? This article talks about the usage of the various expressions of “I” and “You”.
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