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Edutainment – 4 Fun Ways to Practice the Japanese Language

After deciding to study Japanese it doesn’t take long to realize that it takes a lot of determination and dedication to progress with it. There are many different methods and platforms for those looking to learn Japanese and spice it up with a bit of entertainment to keep you going! Luckily there are several fun…

What Makes Japanese Television Different From the Rest of the World?

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 different. I have noticed Japan has…

Check Out 7 of the Best Podcasts to Learn All About Japan the Fun and Easy Way!

I think that podcasts are one of the best ways to learn new things about virtually anything. There are thousands of podcasts available in nearly every language and there are a plethora of podcasts available to teach you more about Japanese history, culture and the language. Here are a few of my favorites. Language 1.…

Check Out These 2 New Songs by JーPop Idol Utada Hikaru!

After a long hiatus, Utada Hikaru (宇多田ヒカル) has finally released 2 brand new songs on the 15th of April, 2016. These new songs have been titled ‘Hanataba wo Kimi ni’ (A Bouquet for You), and ‘Manatsu no Tooriame’ (Midsummer Rain). Where can you get this beautiful new music? Available for Download Only On April 4,…

Utada Hikaru is Making a Much-Anticipated Comeback with New Music in 2016!

Utada Hikaru (宇多田ヒカル) is one of the most prominent artists in the Japanese music industry. She has been away from the music scene for several years now but many fans are still awaiting her return. The good news is that she will be releasing new music in 2016! Break from the Music Scene In August…

Dine with Domo-kun at the Limited-Time Domo Diner in Yokohama!

Domo! Konnichiwa! In Japanese, domo is something we say as a greeting or an addition to it. But there is another kind of Domo and you might have heard of him. If you haven’t heard of Domo-kun though, then you’re probably missing out! design.style4.info/ Domo-kun is a popular character that was a part of our…

News Web Easy: A News Website to Improve Your Japanese Skills!

“I have studied Japanese for many years, but still do not understand when listening to NHK. What should I do?” Does this question sound familiar to you? If your answer is yes, you are not alone. In fact, having learned Japanese for a few years does not mean that we can communicate like a native.…

Radio Taiso: Japan’s Morning Exercise Ritual

The popular warm-up calisthenics in Japan is known as “radio taiso” or simply, radio exercise. You can hear it on NHK radio every morning. anepiceducation.com/ Calisthenics is a form of exercise that doesn’t use any equipment or apparatus and is intended to increase the body’s fitness and flexibility. This is also thought to be an…