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Things Japanese People Love To Do In Autumn

You have probably heard of the famous phrase “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”. As international students, it is normal to learn about the tradition and culture of the country you are currently residing in, and if possible, try it out at least. Since autumn is coming fast, perhaps you should find ... READ MORE

Learning Japanese Through Short Stories

Your dream has come true, you’re finally in Japan! You’re surrounded by the busy nightlife and a sea of neon signs, which unfortunately you can’t read. In order to enjoy hanging out in manga (Japanese comic) cafes, make plans to meet native speaking friends online, find that izakaya (bar) you’ve rea... READ MORE

Learning Kanji: Onyomi and Kunyomi

In written Japanese, what you see isn’t what you get. Picture this: You’ve just begun your journey into kanji. Things are going well until you come across a kanji you thought you knew how to read. You were sure it was pronounced that way. After all, you can think of three or four other words that ha... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in Fukuoka & Japan in September 2017

Weakening Typhoon Slams Southern Japan – Nationwide A weakening typhoon ripped into southern Japan on Sunday, dumping torrential rain, grounding hundreds of domestic flights and halting train services. Typhoon Talim made a landfall in Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan's four main islands, packing w... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in Fukuoka & Japan in August 2017

2 Dead, 2 Missing in Drowning Accident – Fukuoka Two people died and two others were missing in a drowning accident in Fukuoka Prefecture on Friday, local police and rescuers said. Ryo Morio, 5, and his 7-year-old brother were swept away at a beach near the mouth of the Kazuru River in the city of ... READ MORE

Famous Local Dishes in Fukuoka

As one of the closest cities to the Asian mainland, Fukuoka has developed a unique and interesting food culture that has been influenced by Korean and Chinese cuisine. Some Fukuoka dishes, such as Hakata Ramen and Motsunabe, have swept Japan by storm and become widely popular across the country. ... READ MORE

Learning Japanese through Manga

Previously, we talked about learning Japanese through J-dramas. Now, we turned our attention towards manga, which is a style of Japanese comic books and graphic novels. Manga are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19t... READ MORE

Learning Japanese through J-Dramas

A lot of international students learn Japanese due to a wide variety of reasons. Some learn it because of anime, some because of manga, while others like to watch Japanese dramas. However, watching anime or dramas do not simply mean that they use it as means of learning the language. Some prefer to ... READ MORE

Prepare For a Typhoon in Japan

Typhoon Season is here Typhoon season in Japan runs from June to December, but most typhoon activity occurs between the months of July and September. Southern parts of Japan, such as Okinawa or Kagoshima are particularly affected by these storms, but residents of any part of Japan are likely to... READ MORE

What’s Happening Now in Fukuoka & Japan in July 2017

Death Toll in Flood-Ravaged Kyushu Rises to 34, with Seven Still Missing – Fukuoka The number of deaths in flood-hit southwestern Japan climbed to 34 Monday, with seven more people still unaccounted for, as volunteer workers helped rebuilding efforts on the last day of a long weekend. Some 2,700 Se... READ MORE

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