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Japanese Animal Words – Cheat sheet

Are you an animal lover? If so, this cheat sheet is for you! It includes the meaning and pronunciation of 20 different kinds of animals in Japanese. The animals included in this list come from a wide variety, consisting of house pets, farm animals and of course, zoo animals. Even if you do not see […]

Japanese Airport Vocabulary 1 – Cheat sheet

Visiting or traveling in Japan? Check out this cheat sheet for words related to the airport and the departure process! Airports can become a stressful environment if you are not fully prepared with the necessary items. Always make sure that you have your Passport パスポート and other documents before leaving for the airport! In this […]

TOP 6 Mobile Payment Methods in Japan

Although Japan is well-know for its cash-based economy, mobile payment systems in Japan have been steadily on the rise. There are many different smart wallet systems available in Japan. Today, we would like to introduce the most popular mobile Payment Services in Japan. 1. PayPay PayPay, established in 2018, is the largest Japanese mobile payment […]
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Top 100 JLPT N5 Vocabulary List by Category

JLPT N5 Japanese Vocabulary How long does it take to pass JLPT N5? How to prepare for JLPT N5? What is JLPT N5 difficulty? Don’t worry! We have made this top 100 JLPT N5 word list with BOTH hirakana and kanji. This blog is meant to help you learn the words so you can succeed […]
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Japanese Facial Features Vocabulary – Cheat Sheet

Need help with identifying facial features in Japanese? This cheat sheet is perfect to help you learn new Japanese terminology and vocabulary related to facial features. This will come in handy should you visit drugstores or the doctor while in Japan. Facial features are also a common part of everyday conversation between people. These vocabulary […]

Japanese Holidays Vocabulary 1 – Cheat sheet

Interested in Holidays in Japan? Check out this cheat sheet to learn about the different holidays occurring from January to June! Holidays happen all year round in Japan, and in this blog we have classified them accordingly to the different months they take place in. This cheat sheet includes holidays from the first half of […]
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Apartment Hunting in Japan 2 – Cheat sheet

Need help with apartment hunting in Japan? Check out these Japanese words that will help you in your house hunt. We hope that this post will help you to easily understand key vocabulary related to apartment rental and search. Once you learn these words – you can try to form basic Japanese sentences so that you […]
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Best Omurice Recipe and Useful Vocabulary List – Where to buy the ingredients

Omurice is a popular Yoshoku dish enjoyed by Japanese, especially among children. It is an omelet made with fried rice and thin fried scrambled eggs, usually topped with ketchup. Omurice can be commonly cooked at home but also can be found at western style restaurants in Japan. Today, we will be introducing the best and […]
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Best Tendon Recipe and Useful Vocabulary List – Where to buy the ingredients

Tendon is is a bowl of rice with Japanese-style tempura. The types of fries that are mainly served is shrimp, sweet pumpkin, squid, eggplant, lotus root, conger eel, hot spring egg, seaweed, etc. As fried food itself is very difficult to cook, try cooking Tendon at home could be a bit challenging. However, no worries! […]
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Best Okonomiyaki Recipe and Useful Vocabulary List – Where to buy the ingredients

Have you ever tried eating Okonomiyaki? There are two different types of Okonomiyaki enjoyed by Japanese, Osaka style and Hiroshima style. Today, we will be introducing best recipe of Osaka style okonomiyaki. The meaning of okonomiyaki comes from Okonomi (Your own taste) and yaki (grilled), so there are no specific ingredients to be prepared. You […]
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Best Curry Rice Recipe and Useful Vocabulary List- Where to buy the ingredients

Curry rice (カレーライス, karē raisu) is a very popular dish in Japan. You can find a restaurant that serves curry rice nearby almost all train stations in Japan, or can be cooked easily at home with very simple recipe. The recipe we will be introducing today is the most basic way to make curry yet the […]
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Best Tonkatsu Recipe and Useful Vocabulary List – Where to buy the ingredients

Tonkatsu, also known as Japaese pork cutlet is a Japanese dish that consists of a breaded, deep-fried pork cutlet. It involves coating slices of pork with panko, frying them in oil, and then serving with rice and shredded cabbage. There are different ways to enjoy tonkatsu but today, let’s try making the most basic tonkatsu. […]
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