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Where can I watch jdramas?
Anywhere for free?
Recently they upload the most recent episode on Tver but you have to watch it within a week. Mostly everything is with a subscription nowadays.
What about those cheap phone plans?
Are they actually worth it?
I use one! You've probably seen the ads with the 3 women but UQ Mobile is actually quite good! The speed is good and it's cheaper!!
What to wear to a Japanese wedding?
Is there a dress code?
For men, a suit and a white tie. But if it's more casual, the tie doesn't have to be white. For women, a nice simple party/cocktail dress and nice shoes (no sandals). Recently, it's been m...
How do you say husband in Japanese?
I've heard so many ways? Danna, otto...goshujin? Are they used differently?
They all mean husband. but you can't say "otto" about someone else's husband when talking to that person, just your own. The original meaning of shujin means head of household or som...
Help with taxes
I have to file my own taxes because I have two jobs. I heard we can get help somewhere?
I don't know if you can get help in English but if you look up 確定申告会場 and your resident area, then it should tell you where to go. But it looks like you need to get a ticket beforehand or on the d...
Tax return deadline extended to April 15
Just a heads up if you didn't know already
What's the difference between 食べる and 食う？
I'm guessing politeness?
Yes exactly. 食べる means to eat and 食う is used mostly by men and it's more like rough slang. I'm glad I still remember this from studying abroad lmao
What's the covid situation in Japan?
I feel like the numbers aren't talked about as much anymore.
The number of cases went down a lot overall, but are still in the high 200s in Tokyo which is still the number when we knew it was getting bad. It's just not as bad as 1000 per day anymore.
Are things going to go completely back to normal in Japan on March 7th?
Like people will go back to work, school, etc?
They say they're going to decide by the end of the month whether to extend state of emergency. But yeah, last time, most people went straight back to normal which is why things got worse again.
Is it true that people still buy cds
isn't streaming available in japan?
Streaming platforms like Spotify are available but not all artists on on it. A lot of idol groups don't have their music streaming, because they want to encourage sales of CDs - and the CDs usuall...