Life & Language

The Goshuincho: A Necessity for Japan Travel Enthusiasts
When it comes to things that I wish I had known before visiting (and eventually moving to) Japan, th
The Art and Manner of Bathing in Japan
‘Do you prefer taking a shower or a bath?’ If you have the opportunity to communicate with Japanes
Learn from world-renowned artists! Let’s join a special summer course of Japanese cultural experience at Toyo Language School!!
It's almost time for summer vacation! For those who think about traveling to Japan and cannot be sat
Feel the Samurai soul and learn how to use Samurai sword in Japanese traditional martial art “Iai”!!
Ryusei-kan(龍正館) aims to pass down the Japanese traditional culture and spirit correctly by Iai-do an
Roof tiles that ward off evil called Shōki-san. Tips for finding Shōki-gawara in the Naramachi area!
“Naramachi” is a district that covers one fourth of the south side of the old town of Nara city, and
Omisoka and Oshogatsu: The Japanese Year End and New Year’s holidays
Today’s Shogatsu inherits some traditional customs and also adds more modern elements. Let’s see how
Ojizo-san, a deity with a red cloth.
You may see statues wearing red bibs while walking in the countryside of Japan. These statues are th
Let’s consult an oracle at Temples and Shrines in Japan!
Japanese people get their fortunes by consulting an oracle at temples and shrines. It’s very rare to
What is Shinto, 'the way of the spirits' ? A short introduction to Japan's oldest religion.
To the rest of the world, Japan is often perceived as Buddhist country. The truth is Buddhism arrive
We Interviewed some tourists from overseas in the popular Asakusa area!
Tadaima Japan went to Asakusa, one of the most popular tourist spots in Tokyo, to interview foreigne
Customs for January
Greet in the New Year! Customs for January
1st January to 7th January, The first visit to a shrine Hatsumode, or the first visit to a shrine
Realities of Japan: Working in a Rural City in Japan
I Want to Work in Japan, Despite Many Cultural Differences When it comes to working in Japan, big
10 Ways of Saying “I’m late” in Japanese
When you are late すみません、おそくなりました。(Sumimasen, osokunarimashita). I’m sorry for being late. おまたせしてすみ
Japanese Expressions: Learn Japanese from Manga for Free
Romance with Comedy 徒然つれづれチルドレン (Children in Idleness*) Author: 若林稔弥(わかばやしとしや) Vocabulary Level
注釈:The Tokyo Metro Subway Map and Route Planner
Scared of Tokyo’s complicated subway system? Here’s a multilingual metro- planning App!
You no longer have to worry about getting lost in Tokyo! You might be overwhelmed when looking at