We’ll mainly look at the three onsens that inspired the Japanese onsens from Spirited Away, and as a bonus, a couple of other spots in Japan that can get you feeling like you’ve been spirited away to the world of… ‘Spirited Away’!
The Japanese have adopted cholo culture since the ’90s. How, why, and isn’t it cultural appropriation? In this article, we talk about it all – read on to unravel them.
Akiya is the Japanese phenomenon of empty houses. There is an ever-increasing number of abandoned homes in the country. This creates a real estate situation that you can benefit from. Check it out.
If you’re in Japan for Halloween, don’t miss out on the festivities that include everything from dance parties to costume contests.
Although the fact that this shooting occurred answers our main question — do the yakuza have guns? Yes, the yakuza do use guns
Whether it’s your first visit or your fiftieth, you’ll undoubtedly take note of the differences between Japan and your own home country, whether they be
So who was the last samurai? That title is usually bestowed upon a man by the name of Saigō Takamori (1828 – 1877). He was one of the most important figures of Japan’s tumultuous transition into the modern era: instrumental in the restoration of power to the emperor and his new government, but also famous for taking up arms against these powers just a few years after!
Learning Japanese is a rewarding experience that opens your life up to new opportunities and adventures and a whole new culture. With home learning, you can do this from the comfort and ease of your computer or smartphone and prepare yourself for Japan. Find the online platform that’s right for you and start building your study habits.