The Term ‘Gaijin’ Is Profoundly Offensive To Me Without Koku

A significant number of gaikokujin say koku is an integral part of their identity as a foreigner living in Japan. Experts say a gaikokujin's koku can often...

Ryukoku University’s Broadway Musical Circle Presents ‘Glease’

Official Press Release Kyoto Ryukoku University’s Broadway Musical Circle does next production after fifth, the sixth production is “Glease”. Come join bad arse Daigo, innocent girl...

7-Eleven Penalizes Sick Staff For Resting On The Job

A 7-Eleven convenience store in Tokyo withheld 9,350 yen from the pay of an ill part-time employee because he was resting during his shift. The...

New Japanese App Instantly Translates All Foreign Material

A new app available in Japan allows users to see an accurate translation in real time by simply pointing the mobile camera in the...

Gaijin Informed After 19 Years They’ve Been Saying Japanese Word Wrong

A foreigner using the same Japanese phrase for the past 19 years has been told this morning that they’ve been saying it wrong. The offending...

Japan Releases Dates For Getting Smashed In A Park

Japan’s Meteorological Agency has just released its first prediction of the year of dates when people are most likely to start getting hammered in...

New Evidence Suggests Commodore Perry Used Gaijin Smash To Open Japan’s Borders

Researchers have uncovered never before seen manuscripts suggesting Commodore Matthew C. Perry of the United States Navy employed a gaijin smash in the mid-1800s...

Half Mixed Race Visitors To Shinjuku Garden Get 50% Off Entry Fee

A Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ticket booth worker has been allowing half mixed race patrons to enter the park for only 50 per cent...

Ozeki Kisenosato Wins First Sumo Title With Hundred Hand Slap

Ozeki Kisenosato took out Maegashira Ichinojo on Sunday with the Hundred Hand Slap manoeuvre to grab his first championship at the New Year Grand...

“SHAT” Gov’t Group Criticized For Using Acronym In Past Tense

A Kanagawa City task force has been condemned for operating under the name of an English acronym being used in the past tense. City officials...