Japanese Study

Quick guide: Japanese words for computers

How often do you use your computer? If you’re learning Japanese, it’s helpful to know some computer-related vocabulary. These ones are pretty easy since a lot of them c...

How to go to the Doctor in Japan?

Have you been to the doctor in Japan? Are you afraid not to be able to explain your condition in Japanese? Being sick in Japan is one stressful experience if you are not...

A Perfect Japanese Word For August: Kakigori

Are you wondering how to beat the Japanese summer heat? Indulge yourself with a refreshing kakigori a shaved or crushed ice dessert flavored with syrup and other delicious topping!...

13 Japanese Chopsticks Taboos You Should Know About

In this blog, we will tell you everything you need to know about taboos to avoid while using chopsticks! We know very well that using Japanese chopsticks is quite a challenge...

Japanese Expressions: Ittekimasu, Itterasshai, Tadaima and Okaerinasai!

The phrases, ittekimasu, itterasshai, tadaima, okaerinasai symbolize so well Japanese spirit that once you grasp the nuance of their meaning you will have a deeper understanding of Japanese culture.

Itadakimasu (いただきます) and Gochisousamadesu (ごちそうさまです)

Introduction Itadakimasu (いただきます) Gochisousamadesu (ごちそうさまです) Eating in Japan: Itadakimasu and Gochisousamadesu Ever wondered about the meaning of the most important Japanese expre...

The perfect Japanese seasonal words for Summer!

Japanese Summer is finally around the corner and despite the heat in this season, there are many things to enjoy. Festivals are held throughout the season which continuously hyped ...

Common Animal Onomatopoeia used by the Japanese

We like to think some constants are with no doubt universal and shared by everyone. For instance, sounds that animals make. They don’t have change from one country to another...

Welcome to the World of Japanese Onomatopoeia!

“My stomach went ペコペコ (peko peko).” Does the word “peko peko” ring a bell? If you are studying Japanese, you probably would have come across this word as a cute...

Learning about the Japanese Culture through Calligraphy

If you are troubled by Kanji studies, why don’t you take a break with some brushes and ink? Japanese calligraphy is not only an important part of Japanese culture but...

A Japanese Word for June: Tsuyu

Do you believe an umbrella will just do the trick when the rain starts falling? Well, keep that thought in mind, experience the Japanese rainy season, 梅雨(つゆ) , and get......

The Origins of the Traditional Japanese Bento (弁当)

What is a Bento? The Worker’s Lunch & The Noble’s Snack A Style for Everyone’s Taste The Bento of Love What is a Bento? The Bento, from Convenience to Love...