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Japanese School Life
You might have an idea of what Japanese school life is like from Japanese TV dramas, anime and manga. Unfortunately, more often than not, such media are not accurate portrayals of reality. Here’s a brief intro to what life in Japanese schools are really like.
Japanese School Lunches
Japanese school lunches are so unique from the school lunch system in other countries that they deserve an entire article about them. Find out what’s so special about Japanese school lunches right here.
Japanese School Sports Festival
Japanese school sports festivals are awe-inspiring to watch. Learn some bite-sized info about them in this article!
Japanese Table Manners
Having good table manners is considered a very important part of Japanese culture – and it's not just about not talking with your mouth full either. Find out what the Japanese consider to be good table manners before, during and after meals in this week's article!
Japanese Vending Machines
Vending machines are not unique to Japan. There are so many vending machines around the world. So what makes Japanese vending machines special?
Language Spoken By Young Japanese
How well can you communicate with Japanese people? If you’re not familiar with the language spoken by young Japanese, then the answer is - you’re not quite there yet.
On the streets of Akihabara, the otaku heaven, several girls can be seen handing out flyers to passers-by, trying to attract customers to the cafes they work at. Sounds pretty normal, except that they’re dressed in maid costumes, and they work at what are called maid cafes.
Matsumoto And Matsushiro Sightseeing Spots
Alrighty, this week's article is a double issue of sorts - you get information on not one, but two places of interests with very contrasting atmospheres – located in Matsumoto City and Matsushiro Town in Nagano Prefecture, Central Japan. Check it out!
Momotaro – Peach Boy
In this article, find out some bite-sized information on a very famous old Japanese fable. But that's not all – learn about the actual places in Japan where this legend was based on. Yup, they are tourist attractions...
Japan is full of delicious and visually appealing food, and you can usually find a tasty meal in any part of the country. But one particular dish in a certain area in Kyushu has perhaps the most fun way to eat it…
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