Man Types English In Japanese

A man typing on his computer has produced a mass of incomprehensible letters, hiragana, katakana, and kanji after failing to change the keyboard settings...

Kanjis ‘開’ And ‘閉’ Frighteningly Similar

The kanji for ‘open’ and ‘close’ in elevators across Japan have remained disturbingly alike today for almost all foreigners, except Chinese. Most foreigners living in...

Gaijin Now Fluent In Katakana

A foreigner living in Japan for the past two years is now fluent in katakana. “ワタシハマイケルデス,” says two-years-a-gaijin Michael Baxter. “I've finally nailed it but I'm...

Tourist Carving Graffiti On Arashiyama Bamboo Arrested For Wrong Stroke Order

A tourist that carved into a bamboo tree in Kyoto’s Arashiyama bamboo forest was arrested on Wednesday for indiscriminately engraving strokes in the wrong...

Pronunciation Of Kanji In Name May Be One Of 85 Possibilities

The pronunciation of a kanji within a name seen online this morning has been reduced to just 85 possibilities. “It could be ‘kon’, or it...

Japanese Word Let Slip While Talking To Mother

A foreign expat living in Japan for the past several years has blurted out a Japanese word while having a conversation with his mother...

English Word Used In Middle Of Japanese Word In Middle Of English Sentence

An English word has been inserted into the center of a Japanese word today, which was in the middle of an English sentence. “That seems...

Kanji Already Forgotten

A foreigner has already forgotten a kanji they had just learnt moments earlier. “Yep, there it goes, it was in my brain not too long...

Gaijin Saying Naruhodo Does Not Naruhodo

A young man in Nagoya today has aided the smooth flow of conversation by saying ‘naruhodo’ even though he did not ‘naruhodo’. “I actually have...

Oversimplified English Could Have Been Said In Normal Japanese

A string of tremendously basic English words muddled together today could have been communicated in normal Japanese. A large portion of the originally intended meaning...

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