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Struggling to Learn Japanese? Check These 3 Handy Japanese Learning Apps Out!

It’s great when languages (like Japanese) are offered as a school/university elective, and this definitely helps establish a learning foundation you can build upon. But what about those that didn’t get this opportunity or have only just decided to start learning Japanese? Yes, I’m sure you’d be able to find an independent Japanese language school,…

The Perfect Way to Use Free Wi-Fi During Your Trip to Japan

Whenever I go traveling, one of the most important information that I prepare beforehand is where and how to get Wi-Fi access during my trip. The obvious solutions are, of course, to spend money and buy a SIM card, or rent a pocket Wi-Fi. But wouldn’t it be great if there are free Wi-Fi connections…

Take A Photo of Hatsune Miku Wherever You Go With the Mikuture App!

No one ever imagined of a virtual idol like Hatsune Miku would become as popular as she is now. The forever 16-year-old turquoise twin tailed idol was first released in 2007, making her long-running career in the entertainment industry reach a total of 9 years! dejiko.jugem.jp/ Hatsune Miku has gained the attention of people all…

Boku to Wanko, the Dog Lovers’ Reply to Neko Atsume

After having played Neko Atsume, a cat collecting game app, I wouldn’t hesitate to give another Japanese pet game a go. Boku to wanko (ぼくとわんこ) is a new Japanese game available for Androids on Google Play Store and for i-phones on iTunes. Created by Chronus S Inc, this is absolutely a game for ‘dog lovers’…

Find Your Way to (Free) Wi-Fi Access in Japan

Wi-Fi has become a necessity to almost all travellers who go to foreign countries. People don’t only want to stay connected with their families and friends, but also like to be in the know of how to get to hospitals, train stations, shopping districts, parks, restaurants and other places they might want to visit. In…

5 Proven Effective Ways to Finish a Long Anime Series

Ever encountered a long-running anime series you wish you could finish watching? If you’re one of those people who like juggling a few anime at a time, hoping to find that series that will keep you interested all throughout, in that case the chances are, you won’t finish anything. This is usually the case especially…

5 Must-Have Mobile Apps for All Anime Lovers!

If there’s one thing that people associate with Japan apart from its popular landmarks, tourist attractions and food, it would have to be anime. Over the years, Japanese studios have produced over thousands of animation, ranging from those long-running series like Naruto and One Piece, down to those short 12-episode series and hour-long movies. What…

5 Mobile Apps to Enhance your Stay in Japan!

If you are a foreigner in Japan who recently arrived in the land of the rising sun, there are a lot of challenges you might encounter especially if you are not familiar yet with the language. realestate-tokyo.com/ To help you survive, here are the top 5 mobile applications you can use. 1. Google Translate materialup.com/…

10 Tips For Worry–Free Travel in Japan

Travelling in a foreign country may be rather challenging, especially if you do not speak its language. How to prepare for your trip in Japan and make it smoother than ever? 1. Rent a pocket WiFi jp.fotolia.com/ Mobile broadband services and plans are quite expensive in Japan. You should purchase or rent the ‘Pocket WiFi’…
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