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Try Different Kinds of Affordable and Tasty Yakitori at This Restaurant in Japan!

When visiting Japan, food should be one of the top things on your list to try! This country is full of unique and interesting dishes, most of which you cannot find anywhere else, and due to the careful preparation by professional chefs and experienced enthusiasts, most of the food here is high quality and delicious.…

The Perfect Eating Itinerary for a Day Out in Tokyo

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is a huge metropolis home to a charming blend of the historical and the innovative. The cleanliness and safety of the city as well as the multitude of things to do make it a desirable location to visit. Japan had over 28 million visitors in 2017 and that number is…

Want to Dance with Pikachu? You Can’t Miss This Cute Event in Yokohama!

Most people have heard of the incredibly popular children’s anime show, Pokémon, which depicts a young boy and his friends who venture out into the world to win battles, collect badges, and “catch ’em all!” This insanely popular franchise also has an extensive series of video games and merchandise, which continue to be developed and…

In Tokyo but Craving Okinawa? Check Out This Festival in June 2018!

Okinawa is a gorgeous group of Japanese tropical islands near Taiwan, famous for its white sand, clean beaches, a warm climate, and great food. Although Okinawa is only a few hours from Tokyo by plane, it isn’t always easy to visit due to schedules or budgets. So how can you get a taste of Okinawa…

Don’t Miss One of the Biggest Music Festivals in Japan This July 2018!

Music festivals are a great way to alleviate stress by listening to your favorite music with other happy, excited people. It’s fun to go a little crazy when you see musicians you love live and be able to sing and dance along with them. Japan has a good amount of music festivals, such as EDC…

Love Beer and Food? Don’t Miss These 2 Events in Tokyo This Summer 2018!

Beer is hugely popular in Japan. Local brands such as Asahi and Sapporo transformed it from an exotic foreign beverage to something everyone can afford and enjoy. Nama biru, or draft beer, for instance, is just a couple of hundred yen and can be bought in nearly all izakayas and drinking establishments. Beer is now…

Have You Visited the Best Cake Shop in Jiyugaoka Yet?

The Japanese just adore their cake shops and bakeries. Despite bread not being a big part of the Japanese diet until relatively recently, bakeries, patisseries, and cafes have gained huge popularity for coffee and cake lovers all over the country. Jiyugaoka is a sweet community with a village-like feel to it, and it is found…

Love Ramen Noodles? Don’t Miss This Ramen Festival in Tokyo This 2018!

If you ask anyone to name a type of Japanese food, it is highly likely that ramen is one of the first ones you will hear. Although it originated in China, ramen has evolved to gain massive popularity in Japan and comes with many kinds of broths and a variety of toppings such as meat,…

Top 5 Funniest Jimmy Onishi Moments in Japanese Comedy Show “Waratte wa Ikenai”

Despite most assuming that Japan is a country of serious faces and hidden emotions, the TV industry is booming with slapstick comedy, comedians from Osaka, and classic shows putting a smile on fans’ faces. Japanese comedy comes in a variety of types: rakugo, an amusing monologue performed by a solo speaker; owarai, which includes game…

Do You Know These 8 Words and Phrases That Mean “Sorry” in Japanese?

In an extremely polite society where people feel comfortable apologizing for causing even the slightest inconvenience, learning how to humble oneself is very important when studying the Japanese language. Did you know that there are several ways of saying “sorry” or “excuse me” in Japanese? Each word or phrase has a slightly different meaning, and…
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