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Tired of Amazon and Yahoo? Try These 2 Expanding Japanese Shopping Websites!

Online shopping sites are becoming common these days due to the importance of internet culture. People are increasingly finding online shopping easy and comfortable compared to shopping in the real world. Online shopping websites generate billions of dollars and also help people to become entrepreneurs by selling their own products online or starting a new…

Become a Sanrio Character with Chanrio Maker!

Everyone loves Sanrio! Hello Kitty, Dear Daniel, and all of their friends. Hey, who doesn’t need a little cuteness in their life? Thanks to this amazing website, Chanrio Maker*Automatic translation, you can make your own characters or avatars, and save them to your PC or smartphone. Use them to make pictures of yourself, flattering or…

What is a Bento Box?

What are bento boxes? For people who aren’t Japanese, many will be familiar with the word, but you may not know exactly what they are. You may also wonder what one puts in a bento box. Basically, a bento box is a convenient lunch box. Come to Japan for any length of time, you will…

Want to see Japan when you’re not there?

Many people across the world are fascinated by Japan and have a great love for the Land of the Rising Sun, myself included. With air travel being so expensive at the moment and the global market still in recovery, it can be difficult for some people to spend the amount of time they want in…

How to Learn Japanese in 4 Steps

If you are planning on staying in Japan, it’s always helpful to try and learn some of the language. Most of the essentials can be learned from your run of the mill phrase books and can get you around on your trip. But, what if you’re staying here long term? What if you want to…