Life in Japan

Constitution Memorial Day (憲法記念日): A Day to Dedicated to Peace

On 3rd May 1947 the Constitution of Japan, also known as the “Peace Constitution” was signed, and this date has been a national holiday ever since.

Children’s Day (こどもの日): All About this “Double Fifth” Holiday

With a history of almost 1300 years in Japan, we explore the origins of Children’s Day, its connections to China, and some of its most revered traditions.

Greenery Day (みどりの日): It’s Green and Blue

Celebrated annually on 4th May, this relatively young is linked to one of Japan’s youngest colours.

How to rent & use share bicycles in Tokyo (Docomo Sharecycle)

Want to learn how to use the red public share bicycles in Tokyo? Our students have asked for our help to understand how to use the share cycle system in...

Japanese Essentials: Cost of Studying Japanese in Tokyo

If you’re thinking about how to go about planning and managing the finances required to live and study in Japan, this article will help you to plan your trip budget....

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Guide – Japanese Language and Culture

The time of the Olympics is here again! In the blink of an eye, 4 years have passed since the Rio 2016 Olympics, and today, we will be providing you...

How to Break up with someone in Japanese

Hello there. You opening this post must mean that you’re dealing with some kind of relationship issue that you just couldn’t handle on your own. The first thing to remember...

Japanese Language Guide to Rugby World Cup 2019!

Information on Event Where will it be Held? Information about the Stadiums When will it be held? Where to get the Tickets   Planning the Trip to Japan/Tokyo Do I...

New Year’s Resolution: Getting Started on Learning Japanese in 2019…?

“3…2…1! Annnnd it’s finally 2019!” Or so it would have went weeks back. With the brand new year upon us, have you made your New Year’s Resolutio...

How to register for Sporting Events in Japan (Using SportsEntry)

Sports Enthusiasts in Japan rejoice! Today we will be introducing to you a platform where you can look up sports events all in a single platform! Regardless of marathons, swimming, golf, you name it, they have it!

Illustrated Language Guide to Your Japanese Rice Cooker!

If you love cooking, knowing the essentials of Japanese rice cooker could be another life hack for you!

Japanese Guide: How to Apply for the JLPT Online! 2020 JLPT Test Dates

Applying for the JLPT Online It’s almost that time of the year again where most of us are getting all ready to sign up for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test,...