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Japanese – The Verb’s Negative Form

So you're comfortable with the basics of Japanese verbs, now its time to-learn the foundations of the verbs negative form. Basically, we want to...

Seasonal Japanese Food in Autumn

So it's September and that means its time to start thinking about the seasonal Japanese food in Autumn. As temperatures start to taper off,...

Abeno Harukas – Osaka’s Bright Building of the Future

Abeno Harukas stands tall and proud at exactly 300 metres tall and is Osaka's tallest building. It also stands as a clear sign of...

Tokyo Skytree – Tokyo’s Tallest Tower

The newest addition to the Tokyo cityscape is Tokyo Skytree, completed in February 2012. It towers above all other buildings that surround it, it...

9/22 Aussies In Asakusa present: Meat Pies and Sausage Rolls Extravaganza

On Saturday 22nd September 2018, and just for ¥3500 you can enjoy all you can drink, including beer from a select menu plus Aussie...

9/21 Asakusa Pub Crawl – Enjoy Drinking with Friends

Asakusa Pub Crawl Details Friday 21st September 2018 Door open 8:30pm Start 9:00pm Meeting Place:Asakusa smile bar 8 minutes from Asakusa Station Address: 2-20-10 Higashi-Komagata, Sumida-Ku, Tokyo You can find full...

Haneda versus Narita Airport

Since Haneda added its International Terminal in 2010 the Haneda versus Narita Airport decision is a common hassle for travellers and residents alike. Haneda...

Obon, the Unofficial Summer Holiday

The Obon Tradition Obon (お盆 or おぼん) or just Bon (盆 or ぼん) is observed as a religious holiday in Japan every August. The actual...

An Ode to Hiroshima’s Past – 6th of August Memorial Anniversary

One of my students told me about his grandfather’s experience on August 6th, 1945 in Hiroshima. This is an ode to Hiroshima's past on...

Sakuragicho – Yokohama’s Habourside Hangout

In the sweltering summer months in Japan, the heat and humidity get turned up, especially in Tokyo. So, Sakuragicho - Yokohama's harbourside hangout, is...

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