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 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...

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...

Gaijin Discovers You Can Get A Small イ By Typing “xi”

After years of trial and error, a foreigner has finally found out how to type a small “イ”. “I accidentally produced an ィ last week...

Japan Still Refusing To Reveal Difference Between は And が

Japan has yet to reveal to a foreigner living in Japan for over 8 years the difference between the particles ‘は’ and ‘が’. “I don’t...

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...

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...

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...