Inside the Japanese TV Industry: An Interview with a TV Salarywoman

Last year, we interviewed a Japanese TV announcer, Naomi Uemura, and she taught us How To Speak Beautiful Japanese. Since she provided some intriguing insight into the business, I wanted to learn m...

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All Your Favorite Japanese Snacks in One Place With The Japanese Snack Poster

From sweet to savory, Japan has a rich culture of freshly-made snacks. There’s gyoza and takoyaki for late-night snacking and castella and yokan for afternoon tea snacking. There’s kakigori for s...

posted by  RamenRyan | 1 year, 8 months ago | 1 comment


Enjoy Tokyo down town in a peaceful neighbourhood – Higashi-Jujo Palazetto

Last time I introduced you to the nice apartments of Mr. Nakajima in Edogawa-ku.

Today I want to write about the place I live in – a peaceful neighborhood in Tokyo down town – Higashi-Jujo.

Man...

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JET Program Culture Shock Part 2: How to Prepare for and Recognize Culture Shock

Now that we have a proper definition of culture shock, we can start diving into action. Having knowledge is only the first step. We have to put that knowledge to good use. We have the bricks. Now l...

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TOKYO FOOD TOUR

TOKYO FOOD TOUR - your authentic culinary experience in Japan. ::: Tokyo Food Tour is to introduce the depth and richness of Japan's culinary culture to visitors and true Japanese food culture to t...

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Rumor: 3DS 2016 plans leaked, The Legend of Zelda Wii U an NX holiday 2016 launch title

Rumor: 3DS 2016 plans leaked, The Legend of Zelda Wii U an NX holiday 2016 launch title Fun code names and Disney games. On February 22, a NeoGAF user posted a thread containing reportedly source-v...

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Internet Access

There are a variety of ways to stay connected to the internet while traveling in Japan. However, this is a quickly evolving industry where services and rates are constantly changing. Although this ...

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Japanese Manner – Visiting someone’s house

It is a honor to be invited to someone’s home in Japan, since many Japanese people consider their own house to humble to entertain guests. If you are lucky to visit a Japanese house, show your appr...

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Japan’s Latest Shopping Mall Wants To Keep You in Shape as You Shop

Dubbed as Japan’s 1st runnable shopping center, the Morinomiya Q’s Mall will open its doors to shoppers and runners alike next week on April 27, 2015. Inheriting the legacy of it’s original site,...

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BAKA! Japan’s Most Popular Profanity

“Baka” is the most commonly used Japanese swear word. It usually means foolish or stupid, but can take on a whole range of meanings depending of context, relationship, and various other factors. In...

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