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Japanese Comedy  by: Melanie Maloy
Japanese comedy has a long and illustrious history which I find to be a fascinating subject to explore. And, as you may expect, the country has spawned many different "categories" of comedy over the..
Traveling To Japan For The First Time  by: Jenna Sawin
Looking for a place to go to? Why not tour Japan and explore this amazing country? Tourists have frequented this country because it is a place extensive of stunning sceneries and tourist spots...
Some facts about food in Japan  by: hyn
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Japanese Cinema  by: Tom Takihi
Godzilla probably epitomizes how the west viewed Japanese pop culture, especially since this sometimes lovable, sometimes despicable reptile has evolved and developed as well as Japanese cinema has...
Japan visa?  by:
I am an American citizen that is going over to Japan end of August. I would like to live there with my boyfriend who is in US Navy so he would be supporting me financially. I would like to stay there..
How To Write Your English Names Into Japanese Kanji Symbols For Your Tattoo Design  by: Takanori Tomita
A lot of Western people love to get their names in Japanese, especially with the Japanese script called, Kanji. But, we also use 2 other Japanese scripts called Hiragana and Katakana to write names..
Famous Japanese Writer: Kobo Abe  by: Michael Russell
Kobo Abe, also known as Kimifusa Abe, was a Japanese writer who was born in Kita, Tokyo in 1924. Abe grew up in Manchuria, where his father had taught at a medical college. In 1941, Abe went back to..
Must-See Sights When Visiting Japan  by: Alyssa Davis
Japan is a beautiful country filled with great people, interesting sights, and plenty of things to see and do. If you're planning a trip to Japan, it's worth the time and effort to make a list of the..
Compelling Tokyo Attractions  by: Travel Expert
Tokyo is one of the world’s most stunning metropolitan areas in the world. Entitled with gorgeous buildings, plenty of people and numerous attractions, a visit to Tokyo is certainly a must, at..
WARNING: Omni International English in Narita, Japan  by: Jake
I have taught in many places, but this school is so awful that I must warn other teachers about it. 1. The school doesn't provide a visa, but endlessly tells the teachers to keep waiting, even having..
Importing or Bringing Medication into Japan for Personal Use  by: tips
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An Overview of Japan for Travelers  by: Richard Monk
For such a tiny total landmass, Japan has left an undeniable stamp on human history. If you are considering Japan as a destination, here is an overview of the country. An Overview of Japan for..
Japanese Weight Loss Secret  by: Mimi-chan
By Mimi-chan Recently, I read an article from Japanese magazine that by consuming agar-agar (dried-kanten) with our favorite teas, we can lose weight, and yet still maintain a feeling of fullness,..
Why No Working Holiday Visa for Americans?  by: Kevin Burns
"U.S. citizens planning to work in Japan should never enter Japan using a tourist visa or the visa waiver, even if they have been advised to do so. Such actions are illegal and can lead to arrest,..
How Not Using Japanese Pronouns Makes Your Japanese Better  by: Philip Rozek
Japanese pronouns are just plain confusing. There are polite pronouns, rude pronouns, and everything in between. The toughest thing of all, though, is that a good Japanese speaker should use as few..
Sites Where I Can Learn Japanese  by: Richard J Graham
There are plenty of sites on the net for learning Japanese. It's usually best to look for something that has sound or video to get your pronunciation right. If it's just text I can pretty much..
Crazy shopping in Tokyo  by: Travel Expert
Tokyo is one Japan’s largest and most surreal metropolis with multiple stores, boutiques and cafés to take advantage of. Travelers from all corners of the world come to Tokyo for the exciting..
Do you think samurai still exists in Japan now?  by:
Tokyo Travel on a Budget  by: Alma J.
For many years Tokyo was considered a very expensive travel destination. In those years you needed to be very wealthy to visit Tokyo, because it was one of the most expensive places on earth. Those..
Japanese words  by: ray
OHAYOU GOZAIMASU-Good Morning KONNICHIWA-Good Afternoon KONBANWA-Good Evening OYASUMI NASAI-Good Night MATA NE-See you soon O GENKI DESU KA?-How are you? TAKE CARE-ki o tsukete ne TABUN SUKI KAMO-I..
Religion In Japan  by: Jim Sherard
Religion in Japan more than a specific set of beliefs or doctrines practiced on a daily basis, is a blend of traditions that stem from the early teachings of Shintoism and Buddhism, and which most..
Why do Japanese live so long?  by: Eric Newman
By Eric Newman Studies have shown that Japanese men and women have the longest life expectancy than any other race in the world. We now know why! Have you ever heard the expression “You are what..
Going Out for Japan Sightseeing  by: Tomoko Asai
Japan is a country that is surrounded by temples and shrines. However, it has also a modern feel to it. With the wonderful sights in Nagoya and the ski resorts in Nagano, your Japan sightseeing would..
Teaching In Japan (Part Two) Confidence  by: Jim Muckle
On Sunday’s I escaped for the day and rode my scooter high into the hills behind Tokuyama. There the noises of the city disappeared, and the bamboo forests tempered the heat. I stopped and watched..
How to Learn Japanese Online Through the Kana  by: John Hubert
Knowing how to learn Japanese online is no easy task. There are a myriad of online courses out there that claim to be the best, but just how effective are they all? Obviously unless if you've tried..
We can help you buy and export!  by: Big Motors
Hi ESL Teacher readers, We are Big Motors Japan - Export Divison. We can help you buy a car in Japan and/ or export in home for you when you leave Japan. Please vist our website for available stock..
Japanese Paintings  by: Ken Marlborough
Painting is one of the most popular forms of art in Japan. Japanese paintings, which were highly influenced by Chinese style of painting, are exquisite and at times can be very intricate. In the..
The Modern Geisha  by: Josh Shulman
A Japanese "geisha" is someone who is professionally trained to entertain guests at social events like dinners. Geishas go through rigorous schooling and are branded at the utmost high level of class..
How Japanese women stay so thin.  by: Eric Newman
By Eric Newman The rate of obesity in Japan is the lowest for all developed nations. This also partially explains why they have the longest life expectancy of any race. But how do the Japanese stay..
Re: aeon corporation  by: eslprospect
Ah, to those of you spamming my email with requests for employment; please stop. I thought the above posting made it clear that I'm NOT hiring, but job-hunting myself. If your comprehension of that..
Japanese Garden Pano, Cowra  by: John O'Neill
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Yokoso Japan  by: Mahendrasingh Singh
Japan the 'Land of the Rising Sun' comprises of a cluster of over 3,000 islands. Apart from many a large islands like Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku and volcanoes like Mount Fuji, Japan is also..
Jobs not requiring college degree  by: J. Marshall
Are there any jobs in Japan for teaching conversational English that do not require a degree. I have about 1 year of college. Thanks.
Why DO the Japanese Have The Longest Lifespan?  by: Peter McGarry
By: Peter McGarry A recent statistic in the World Bank Group states that the Japanese have the longest lifespan in the world. Japanese men live be 78 years old on average while the average lifespan..
Japanese Food - Yakisoba  by: Josh Shulman
Looking for something uniquely Japanese to eat and want it fast? Yakisoba is the answer. It's a traditional Japanese dish that is very easy to prepare. Yakisoba is basically pan fried noodles. It is..
Japan Travel Destination - Kamakura  by: Josh Shulman
Located to the southeast of Tokyo, Kamakura is on the itinerary of almost all tourists. Once upon a time it was the political capital of the country. Later its glory as a capital was lost to another..
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Re: Japanese Verb Myths: Part 1  by: DokEnkephalin
Isn't this is coming a little close to perpetuating new myths that will bite students in the butt later on? I mean, I can appreciate the intent, but isn't it guilty of being one of the 'friendly..
Tokyo For Free  by: Honor Dargan
Parks and Gardens Tokyo has some great parks where you can take a break from the city and enjoy life at a slower pace. If there are any national holidays or festivals during the time of your visit,..
Any information on Lingo school in japan  by: Anetta Paone
Hi Everybody, I was wondering if anybody has any information about the Lingo school in Japan. I've been offered a position there. Any information would help. Thanks