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Media affects our lives in many aspects. It can reflect the society and what is happening now, it can connect us with other countries and entertain us. In my country, political satire shows, observational comedy performances, and news satire programs are mainstream. But in Japan, TVs can be very...

Hi, readers! This is the Japan Info staff. We wanted to say thank you for always reading our articles and we’ve got a way for you to enjoy them more! Out of all the posts that have been published over the last week (6/27-7/3) on Japan Info and/or on Facebook, we...

When I first came to Japan when I was 19, I was really shocked by just how much everyone plays Rock, Paper, Scissors (called "Janken" here). Of course, I was very familiar with the game, having played it many times with kids on the schoolyard, or with my...

Rock-scissors-paper is a popular game among Japanese children and even adults. They use the game to decide who has to be eliminated out of the group, in much the same way other countries are playing it. However, Japanese people have their own style of playing the rock-scissors-paper game. The...

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