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Discovering the Depachika

If you live in any large city in Japan, there is bound to be a Depachika with food delicacies not far away. Read this article to learn the pros and…

Habits you learn after living in Japan

After living in Japan for a while, you tend to pick up Japanese habits that you never had before. This article takes a look at some common habits that you…

Where to buy international food in Tokyo

Craving for something from your home country and wondering if you can get your hands on the ingredients while living in Tokyo? Read on to discover some of the locations…

A Detailed Guide to Using Japanese Laundry Products

Have you ever wandered into the store and wondered, which laundry products should I buy? Don’t be overwhelmed! This article is your concise guide to various laundry products in Japan…

Foreigner Friendly Apartments and Share Houses in Japan.

We provide a free matching service between you and the property manager. Our services are designed to help who want to live in Japan.

Autumnal Equinox Day

They say, “Hot and cold, both last until Higan.” So say goodbye to summer and get ready for autumn!

Respect for the Aged Day

In Japan, September 20th is Respect For The Aged Day. Elderly people constitute over a quarter of the population–let’s celebrate them!

10 Japanese Chopsticks Manners to Master

Even if you are used to eating with chopsticks in your own home, the required etiquette and manners to follow in Japan are likely different than you are used to.

A History of Japanese Castles

Castles are a fascinating part of Japanese culture and remain a major tourist draw even today. Japanese castles evolved to be quite different from their Western counterparts and are unique…

How to study for the JLPT test

The JLPT is a valuable accreditation for anyone looking to find work in Japan. Today we are going to look at methods that will give you confidence in your study,…

Japanese Summer Foods to Keep Cool

Summary: The heat during a Japanese summer can sometimes be unbearable but thankfully, there are plenty of summer foods to eat. In this article, we take a look at some…