Water Company Still Using Keigo Despite Being Told “Gaikokujin Desukedo”

A water company representative has continued to use honorific Japanese despite being told on more than one occasion “gaikokujin desukedo”. Lucy Jackson...

I Can’t Write That Kanji, But I Can Read It

A non-native learner of the Japanese language has declared that he “can’t write that kanji”, but he “can read it”. “Just...

Study Finds Natto Actually Has No Health Benefits

A new scientific report has found the consumption of fermented beans actually has no measurable health benefits. But if...

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.

REPORT: Japanese Scientists Find 74% Of All Things On TV Are “Sugoi”

A new report released by scientists from the University of Tokyo claims 74% of all things presented on television are “sugoi” (meaning “amazing” in...

Man Learning More Japanese Further Realizes How Much He Doesn’t Know

After learning a bit more Japanese, 34-year-old Greg Egan has also realized how much he doesn’t know just that little bit more.

Foreigner Throwing Away Junk Mail Pretty Sure It’s Junk Mail

A foreign resident living in Osaka disposing of a bunch of junk mail is pretty sure it’s junk mail. “These...

White Man Arrives In Japan Eager To Help With Declining Birthrate

A strapping young white crusader has touched down in Tokyo today just in time to help solve Japan’s worsening population crisis.

Foreigner Receives First Reiwa Era ‘Nihongo Jyozu Desune’

A gaijin going about his daily business has received his inaugural ‘Nihongo jyouzu desune’ of the Reiwa era.

Man Drinking 1-Liter Carton Of Orange Juice

A man has been sighted chugging down one liter of orange juice in a park in Osaka. “He’s drinking...