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Life in Japan History of Tea Ceremony – 5Ws 1H answered!

The traditional Japanese tea ceremony (茶道, sadō or chadō, lit. “the way of tea” or 茶の湯, chanoyu. “hot-water tea”) has its history rooted in the principles o...

Posted by on January 22, 2020
Top 10 Mind-blowing Facts About The Japanese Language!

Did you know that Japanese language is not a tonal language? Did you also know that Japanese is one of the fastest spoken languages in the world? Check out this article for 10 mind-blowing facts about the Japanese language!

10 Japanese Words with Multiple Meanings!

Did you know that in the Japanese language, there are many words with multiple meanings? These words can come across very differently depending on the situation you use them in!...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download : JLPT N5 Kanji Unit 2 Time – PDF

Have you enjoyed the first unit Kanji on Numbers? Do you want to learn and practice more new Kanji? We have released a new unit for you! This is the...

Free Public Libraries in Tokyo – Free Japanese Learning Textbooks – Guide and FAQ

Looking for a quiet place in Tokyo to study Japanese without having to pay any money?  Want to be able to loan free study materials – such as Japanese learning...

Pregnancy in Japan: Key Vocabulary and Information about Giving Birth in Tokyo

Expecting a baby in Japan? In this blog article, we will be taking a look at various useful vocabulary words in Japanese related to pregnancy and childbirth! We will also...

Top 10 Yokai/Japanese Ghost List!

Halloween is around the corner! Have you thought about which monster or ghost to dress up as? Well, in Japan, we have our own 妖怪 (Youkai). The word 妖怪 (Youkai) is...

Japan’s new consumption tax – Info and Vocabulary – Illustrated Guide

Sales tax has changed in Japan! Due to a need to prepare for the Japan’s future (elderly care, pensions) – consumption tax has increased to 10 percent on October 1st,.....

Japanese Cosmetics: Useful Words and Information – Illustrated Guide and Vocabulary List

Japanese cosmetic products are one of the many popular items in Japan! Many tourists who come to Japan indulge in the shopping of these products and more often than not,...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download : JLPT N5 Kanji Unit 1 Numbers – PDF

JLPT N5 Kanji Printable Practice Worksheet now for free download Are you a master of Japanese Kanji?  If you are like most people – the answer is probably no.  Do...

How to navigate Japanese train platforms – Illustrated Guide

Waiting at a Japanese train platform can be tricky. There are many signs on the floor and it can be overwhelming to try to understand. When traveling in Japan –...

Top 50 YouTube Channels to Learn Japanese! – Categorized List

We will be updating this list regularly with channels that we find from community suggestions – so over time it will grow! Right now it has over 50!😁 YouTube videos...

10 Phrases from Japanese Anime that you can actually use!

Do you watch anime to learn Japanese?  Are you worried that you sound too much like an Anime character 😀 In this blog we will share with you some natural...