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30 Popular Japanese Food to Try in Japan and Lessons for Foodies

This article will be focused on all things food! Explore the characteristics of Japanese food and the differences between Washoku, Yoshoku and Chuuka. Heard of the term “B-Class Cuisine?” ...

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Japanese Idols, The J-idol Culture, and Who You Should Know

K-pop idols have become a global phenomenon, but how about Japanese idols who have been around for just as long if not longer? We take a look at J-idols, what the idol and fandom culture is like, as w...

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All You Need to Know About Japanese Bikes and Cycling in Japan

In this article, we explain all there is to know about owning a bicycle and cycling in Japan, plus bike owner responsibilities like bicycle registration for anti-theft measures and insurance for accid...

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A Close Look at Japanese Traditional Food, Washoku: Features & Dishes

Washoku is traditional Japanese food, a crucial part of Japanese culture. In this article, we explain the characteristics of washoku and introduce several classic washoku dishes. Every meal should end...

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What is manga? Learn the Basics of Japanese Comics

A comprehensive look at what manga is. Recommended for anime and manga fans alike as well as those new to manga. Discover the origins of manga as well as what makes manga manga. Uncover the difference...

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J-pop: Defining Japanese Pop Music, its Genres, and Songs & Artists You Need to Know

J-pop is hard to define - but if you look at the long list of genres that fall under J-pop, the reason becomes clear. And why hasn’t it become more popular internationally? We explore all of the...

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What is anime? From History, Anime Culture in Japan to Genres, All You Need to Know About Japanese Animation

An in-depth look at anime, a recommended read for anime-fans and those new to anime. From educational information like history and modern developments, to fun stuff like classic anime tropes, anime ge...

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Japan’s Work Culture: Things to Know Before Working in a Japanese Company

You may have heard many things about what Japanese working culture is like, both good and bad. Are they true? We summed up the characteristics and qualities that many Japanese companies share and...

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What Type of Restaurants in Japan are there?

Looking to eat out in Japan? But not sure what options are available? In this article, we introduce the different types of restaurants you can find in Japan and what they serve. Also, find out what th...

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Grocery Shopping in Japan, Visiting the Different Stores in Japan for Daily Necessities Shopping

Where to go grocery shopping in Japan? What types of shops are there in Japan? How to get my daily necessities in Japan? If you’re thinking about these questions, we recommend reading this artic...

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