It does pay better than being a superhero, after all.
Use of Swastika-like maji symbol deemed “inappropriate” for maps for foreign users.
Japanese blogger and internationalist Madame Riri explores five prejudices and misconceptions foreign male-Japanese female couples experience in Japan.
Heading to Kyoto soon? Simply want to know more about Japan’s ancient capital? We have the perfect book and DVD for you—and you could win them by answering one easy question!
If you’re a history buff, or time traveler, this could come in handy.
Who doesn’t love getting a free book? Especially when that book is over 300 years old!
Coming to Japan and dressing up like a geisha is a bit like going to the USA and dressing up as a confederate soldier. Sure it’s fun, but it doesn’t really reflect modern society. What you need to feel the Japan of today is leopard print…and lots of it!
The legendary creator of Lone Wolf and Cub has no patience for such affronts to fine dining.
Food fight! Are these foods cultural adaptations, or abominations? Students take up issue with their university’s menu.
‘Tis the season for grumbling about cultural differences, but does it have to be?
Experience the samurai spirit first-hand with original swords and armour at the recently opened Samurai Museum.
After a week in China, one of our Japanese writers brought home a list of thoughts to share with us.
Studies show that only 60 percent of Japanese 20-somethings are able to correctly solve this math problem, compared to a whopping 90 percent 30 years ago.
From fashion to extracurricular activities, the lives of an American colleges students are an ocean apart from their counterparts in Japan.
Old-school love-making manual helped couples go from touching fingertips to touching naughty parts, and also reminded guys about the importance of finding a lady’s “shadow nucleus.”
See this tanuki? Aren’t his balls cute? Welcome to Japan, where raccoon-dog genitals are universally admired.
14 Japanese volunteers tell us about moments in their lives that seemed to come straight out of an anime.
Growing up with brothers and sisters can be bad enough sometimes, but what if “playing nice” meant having to tie the knot? If you’re a twin in Thailand, it could happen!
What would be the ultimate luxury in personal service for a highborn aristocrat? Someone to draw your bath? Peel your grapes? Fan you with palm fronds? How about a servant whose job it is to take the blame for your farts.