Life & Language

2014.08.05
You can enjoy an invigorating workout with the local children. “Radio Broadcast Calisthenics”
How about waking up early and joining a local radio exercise class to invigorate yourself? The
2014.08.02
”Watermelon splitting”, a popular game in Japan
Can you split a watermelon with a stick blindfolded? During summers in Japan, watermelon is a f
2014.08.01
A beautiful surprise when opening a lunch box, “Chara-ben” is too pretty to eat!
it's me Mario! / MIKI Yoshihito (´・ω・) A beautiful surprise when opening a Japanese lunch box.
2014.07.26
Summer’s here and it’s time for beer! Welcome to beer gardens in Japan.
Let’s have a nice cold beer to beat the summer heat.
2014.07.11
A Journey on the Local Bus
Let’s get on the local bus and go downtown! In Japan, the bus is one of the major modes of
2014.07.09
Smoking and Non-Smoking Areas
Smoking while walking in Japan is prohibited In Japan, designated smoking and non-smoking a
2014.07.03
Izakaya
Let’s have a drink! The original Izakaya is a type of Japanese drinking establishment that
2014.07.01
Vending Machines
Vending machines are found everywhere throughout Japan The United States leads the world fo
2014.06.30
Escalator etiquette in Japan
The mysterious escalator etiquette of Japan The golden rule of escalator etiquette in the
2014.06.24
Ashiyu (The Footbath)
Ashiyu Yutabi(Niigata Pref.) Let's Restore Our Vitality Ashiyu allows visitors to enjoy a
2014.05.16
Chichibu yomatsuri