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Japanese slang tame

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...

Japanese Slang “damemoto”

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...

Japanese slang “gachi”

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

A Japanese word for October: Koromogae

In Japan, the rather sudden change of seasons has lead to a very interesting custom called koromogae 「衣替え」: to change one’s wardrobe seasonally. The tradition began when all ...

What does omotenashi mean in Japan?

Omotenashs is all about offering the best service without the expectation of a reward

How to send a package in Japanese

Many challenges await expatriates in Japan. The small actions of daily life become mountains to cross and one of them is certainly dealing with the Japanese post office. Sending a ...

Japanese Slang: Chin suru

Do you often buy prepared meal to warm up with a microwave oven? In Japan, takeout or home-packed meal, commonly known as “bentō” 「弁当」in Japanese cuisine are mass produ...

Japanese slang otsubone

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

How to use the Japanese word “buri”?

Expressing the passing time in a foreign language can be quite tricky. Japanese is no exception. So let’s learn a very important and useful expression to express in Japanese ...

Japanese Slang: hamaru

Who has never gone crazy over a new video game, an anime or a new phone? Like children, we can get easily absorbed by a new thing, let the time pass by...

A Japanese Slang mattari (suru) for chilling out

When you are learning a foreign language, studying slangs is a funny way to deepen your vocabulary. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will sound more like a native spea...

How to ask the permission to take photos in Japanese?

Are you wondering if you should know how to ask the permission to take photos in Japanese? When you are in Japan, you will find yourself reaching for your camera more...