Get To Know Japanese New Year Traditional Dishes

Have you ever had the chance to experience New Year in a Japanese family? This annual holiday is the perfect time for you to witness thousand year old celebrations, typical of Japa...

Get To Know The Japanese New Year’s Poscards Tradition

Are you surprised to hear that December and January are the busiest times for the Japanese post offices? And it all come to one reason: the tradition of New Year’s...

December Japanese Happy New Year Greetings: 良いお年を

You’re about to leave the office for your winter holidays and you’d like to wish your Japanese colleagues a Happy New Year. Be sure to use the right expression! If...

The Bounenkai Season in Japan

Time passed quickly and here we are, already in December! It’s the perfect time to introduce a Japanese custom called “bounenkai”. Written “忘年会” in ka...

Discover The Wonder of The Japanese Kotatsu

What so special about the kotatsu table? Foreigners discovering Japan during winter are often very surprised by how cold Japanese homes can be. They wonder over the reason as to wh...

The Japanese Language Proficiency Test: JLPT

Are you currently studying Japanese? If so, then you might be interested in knowing more about the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, in short, the JLPT! Launched in 1984 as a bia...

The Wonders Of Momiji Season in Japan

If you’re planning on visiting Japan, you should make the trip twice: once in the spring to experience the cherry blossoms, and once in autumn to witness the beautiful sights...

Mazakon… A Japanese slang for Momma’s boy?!

When you are learning a foreign language, studying slangs is a nice and fun way to widen your vocabulary. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will also...

Around thirty or arasaa

If you are interested in the Japanese marketing culture, you might have come across the expression “arasaa market”. As one can guess, arasaa is not originally a Japanes...

shopping in Japanese

Finally, you are living the dream here in Tokyo! Do you enjoy discovering Japanese culture and traditional food? If so, you will have a great time discovering this wonderful city a...

Moto kare and moto kano

When you are learning a foreign language, studying slangs is a nice and fun way to widen your vocabulary. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will sound...

If it’s sushi, I can make it! Sushi nara, dekiru!

Sushi is the Japanese person’s soul food, and at the same time, you could say it is the most famous Japanese cuisine worldwide. Maybe it was that sushi itself had...