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5 Things You Should Know Before You Enter a Restaurant in Japan!

‘Irasshaimase’ is a very common Japanese phrase which means ‘welcome’ or ‘please come in’, and it can often be heard when you step into a restaurant in Japan. Imagine the scenario of the staff greeting you, then leading you to your assigned table. Now, if you are new to Japan, you may ask yourself the…

New to Kanji? Here Are Some Useful Characters to Help You With Japanese Menus!

Japan is not an English-friendly country. Rarely do the words on menus at restaurants which are not large chains have an English translation. In that case, you may have a hard time ordering your food unless there are pictures of the food shown on the menu. Therefore, it’s helpful to learn some of the Japanese…

Say Hi to Stitch at Tokyo Disneyland!

At Tokyo Disneyland, a new attraction called Stitch Encounter will be opening on July 17th. Anybody who goes to the Stitch Encounter attraction will be able to visit Stitch at the Stitch Monitor Station. The Stitch Monitor Station has two jobs: 1. Always make sure Stitch is a good little alien and 2. To protect…