Purchasing JLPT Textbook Automatically Improves Japanese

A new study has found that the simple act of buying a JLPT textbook is enough to improve Japanese language ability. Researchers from the University...

Foreigner Still Uncertain If Mouth Should Be Closed When Pronouncing ‘ん’

Still unsure if he should close his mouth when pronouncing ‘ん’, Dave Stoker has elected to have a bit each way. “I’m just gonna leave my mouth...

Foreigner Pushes When Should Have Pulled

A foreigner in their early thirties has pushed this morning when she clearly should have been pulling. “I knew as soon as I pushed and felt the slightest...

“Is this washing detergent?”

Posting a second inquiry online in less than one week, a newbie foreigner in Japan has asked, “Is this washing detergent?” 27-year-old Hugh Jezzetti has yet...

Foreigner Just Gonna Go With が Particle

Without sounding the least bit convincing, some gaijin in Yokohama has elected to go with the が particle while speaking to a native this morning. “I just went...

I Speak In Japanese But People Keep Replying In English

A foreigner staring blankly up at the Tokyo sky has told of his harrowing experience of Japanese people continuing to reply in terrible English...

Japanese Person Speaks Japanese Really Fast

A Japanese person is reportedly speaking Japanese abnormally fast. “Why does she have to speak at such ridiculous speeds?” thought foreign resident Bill Thompson. “Come to...

Foreigner Fluent In “Itai”

A foreigner living in Japan for near on the majority of his lifetime (3 years out of 27) has become fluent in the word “itai”. Phil...

Japan Reaches ‘Samui Ne’ Seasonal Peak

The number of ‘samui ne’s muttered throughout Japan this morning reached a seasonal high peak. The average number of ‘samui ne’s per citizen rose sharply...

Medicine With Lots Of Cool Kanji Must Be Good

A woman searching for cold medicine in a local drug store in Nagoya City today has decided on a packet with a shit load...