Japanese language

Learn About Japan with Maruko Chan

Chibi Maruko Chan Anime Chibi Maruko Chan is one of the popular anime TV series in Japan. It is very famous and has been followed by a lot of audiences. It talks about the everyday life of a little girl called Maruko Chan. Who is Maruko Chan? Her real name is Momoka Sakura, called as…

Why do the Japanese pause during conversations?

Usually, when we speak, it is perfectly normal that we use often pauses like “umm”, “hmm”, “ahh”, “eee”, and so on during conversations. There are many reasons on why we do this. Some theories say it is a general human tendency to spur some suspense, discovery, excitement and interest during a conversation. There is also…

Tokyo and Osaka, so similar yet so different

Main cities of Japan’s east and west I guess some of you have already heard the names before, but there are two main cities in Japan: Tokyo and Osaka. Tokyo, situated i the east of Japan, is the biggest city and the capital of Japan. Osaka, situated in the west, is the second biggest city.…

Why not study in Japan?

When you graduated from high school or university and want to try some new adventures by continuing to study abroad but don’t know where to go, why not to consider Japan? Many people might feel doubtful about studying in Japan because they are afraid of the language that is used everywhere and seems difficult to…

Yon-Koma: The Four–Panel Humorous Manga

Comics are popular all over the world and where outside Japan mostly children are targeted, the land of the rising sun has a wide range of manga for all ages and regarding almost any kind of topic. There are the typical genres like adventurous manga for children, love stories for teenagers, horror for young adults,…