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Call him Abe Shinzo, not Shinzo Abe

Taro Kono, the foreign minister of Japan is making headlines by urging Western news media to portary Japanese names with the family name first and the first name second, as is done in the Japanese language. As an example, he said that Shinzo Abe’s name should be written as “Abe Shinzo”, even adding that now…
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“Do What I Say or You`ll Be Fired!” The Many Forms of Harassment in Japan

When entering the workforce, we’re all told about harassment. Harassment is a form of intimidation or pressure and in Japan, power harassment(パワハラ/Pawa Hara) and sexual harassment(セクハラ/Seku Hara)are two of the most frequent words used in Japan when it comes to someone taking advantage of their power and abusing other people. However, did you know that…

Top 10: Most Popular Neighborhoods to Live in Tokyo

Tokyo is a bustling metropolis that over 13 million call home (38 million if you count the Greater Tokyo Area). With so many people coming and going, one can only assume how competitive the real estate industry must be. The question then is, where do people aspire to live in Tokyo? As all wants go,…

4 Spots in the Trendy Tokyo Neighborhood of Jiyugaoka

The massive Japanese metropolis of Tokyo attracts millions of tourists each year. The region is home to a number of famous landmarks such as Senso-ji Temple, Akihabara, and Shibuya’s famous Scramble Crossing that sees thousands of pedestrian per minute. These are just a few of the many spots you will find on any blog, website,…

Express Yourself Through This New Japanese Hand Weaving Style

Japan is a fashion heaven where a huge number of clothing brands can be found. But the country also has a rich history in clothing manufacturing, with many weaving styles originating from Japan. A relatively recent style, Saori, defies weaving conventions by focusing on promoting an experience that is freestyle and individualistic. The result is…

Top 7 Interesting Things to Do When You Visit Kobe Harborland in Japan

While many people think of exquisite beef when they hear of Kobe, Japan’s 6th largest city has much more to offer than some pricey food. Kobe Harborland is one such gem of the Kobe area where visitors can find expansive shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Kobe City that has unparalleled shopping, dining, and entertainment options.…

Try Different Kinds of Tasty Yakitori at This Restaurant in Japan!

When visiting Japan, one of your top priorities should be trying Japanese foods of various styles! Japan is full of unique and interesting dishes, most of which are hard to find outside of the country and guaranteed to be high quality and delicious thanks to the professionalism of restaurant chefs across the country. An easy…

Discover These Two Underrated Landmarks in Aichi Prefecture

Nagoya is one of the more famous cities to travel to in Japan, but’s not the only place where you can find interesting spots in Aichi Prefecture. Located in central Japan, Aichi was the center of the Sengoku period and is considered “The Land of the Samurai.” In fact, the three unifiers of Japan, Oda…

Do You Know These 3 Residential Hidden Gems in Kanto, Japan?

Tokyo is home to many interesting and beautiful places, and it is a highly desired residential area for locals and foreigners alike. However, we all know that the more popular the area, the more expensive it can be to live there. So are there any good places around Tokyo that are suitable for living while…