Thanksgiving in Japan isn’t solely connected to the produce of the autumn harvest, it’s also a day of gratitude for the working people of Japan. So, how do these two meanings complement one another?
The bonodori is a spiritual dance to welcome the spirits. Every region has a local dance and a different music.
What is Japan’s newest holiday about, and can we actually celebrate it in Tokyo?
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Shopping in Japan can be a daunting experience for new language learners. Even if you can read basic hiragana or katakana the different font styles and designs can make reading labels confusing.
In Japan, streets are not named but have numbers – with the exception of the main roads. Thus, finding your way around the cities can be challenging.
We are continuing our Essential Japanese series with a look at being able to ask where is something. Very similar to English, Japanese language has interrogative words and theyR...
The new Designated Activities visa allows foreign students actively seeking employment after graduation to stay in Japan.
Asking for directions in Japanese is very easy and a good way to meet the locals. Follow our handy vocabulary guide to learning how to ask if a place is nearby.
When speaking about family in Japanese, you will not use the same words whether your speaking about your loved ones or about another person’s family members.
If you want to know more about the person you’re with, it’s time to learn how to ask a question in Japanese.
Japan is the only nation to have a public holiday dedicated to the oceans. So, why is Marine Day important and how can we all celebrate it together?