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The Rise of Social Media: 3 Popular Japanese Apps to Stay Connected

Social media has become part and parcel of one’s daily life nowadays. Ever since the internet revolution began, the need to interact with others has led to social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatzApp and others. Here are some Japanese social media applications which one should know about as well. LINE This is the most…

Three Historical Reasons Why The Japanese Hesitate to Say What They Think

Do you have a Japanese friend? If so, how close are you? Generally, Japanese do not like to reveal their “honne”(true feelings) and therefore building close relationships is said to be difficult. One of the suggested reasons is because the Japanese respect cooperation so deeply self-assertion and expressing one’s feelings becomes challenging. We’ll try to…