Find out how you can create the name of a prefecture simply by moving just one of these matchsticks.
Amazing versatility shows the depth and difficulty of the Japanese writing system.
“You use WHAT kanji for my country?!”
Japan’s infamous bar barkers often won’t take no for an answer, but one veteran says this response will stop them in their tracks.
Words about corrupt grocers and reading people’s minds? Sign me up!
There’s been plenty of controversy about the casting and plot, but something else jumps out at me in the latest preview.
Making English-learning great again.
The Japanese language’s lack of a definite article was definitely the cause of this cross-cultural convenience store misunderstanding.
You think the anime movie’s body-swapping teens have it rough? Its translators are the ones in a real jam.
Is your spirit more of a Sapporo beer or a Sapporo bear? Find out with these kanji from the north that stump even Japanese people.
“Tee hee! Your window to society is open.”
Some ask what’s in a name, but women with these monikers proved to be more popular than any others on one well-known dating app.
These words may seem to be English in origin, but they’re definitely Japanese words.
Need to expand your foul-mouthed vocabulary? We’ve got you covered.
Names with auspicious and beautiful meanings appear often in parents’ top picks.
When you’ve got a big day ahead of you, sometimes a little fashion-based boost can make all the difference.
Which country does the Poké-songs the best?
How many of these words have you heard before?
Culture and linguistics make the most obvious form of address an unpopular choice.