Chinese Guy Smashes JLPT N1 Kanji Section

A run-of-the-mill Chinese bloke sitting the highest level Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT N1) in his home city of Guangzhou has aced the kanji...

Gaijin Asked, “What Is The English For ‘Otsukaresama’?”

A foreigner has been queried about the translation for ‘otsukaresama’ last night being the possessor of all English-related knowledge. “I was asked this only four...

Incorrect Kanji Stroke Order Causes Reader Major Confusion

A student of the Japanese language has penned a kanji in the wrong stroke order causing the word to be completely unrecognizable. Gavin Peterson started...

Second Japanese Syllable From Gaijin’s Mouth Confirms “Jyouzu” Status

A foreigner living in central Tokyo has had his oral Japanese recognized as “jyozu” this morning with a minimal supply of hard evidence. “Okay, I’ve...

Japanese Word Dropped Mid English Sentence

A 23-year-old foreigner living in Chiba Prefecture has subconsciously released a Japanese word in the middle of an English sentence while chatting to a...

Gaijin Still Counting Zeros After 29 Years In Japan

A foreigner residing in Kanagawa Prefecture has been counting zeros for near on three decades. "Life would be much simpler if ichiman had three zeros,"...

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...

Gaijin Interviewed on TV Speaks in Fluent Katakana

A foreigner being questioned by NHK about how much she loves Japan has given her responses speaking completely in katakana. Lisa Newman started leaning Japanese in high...

Gaijin Starts to Question Own Desires After Using Third Negative in One Japanese Sentence

A foreigner perusing the aisles of a convenience store in Nakano Ward, Tokyo, has begun to doubt his own desires after articulating a sentence...

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...