Created for expats living in Japan

Living in Japan

Introduction to Japanese culture, government, language, child care, and other elements of Japanese life.

Buying New / Used Cars in Japan
How to Rent a Car in Japan
Japanese Voice Translator / Interpreter Apps
Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo) classes in Tokyo
Prayer Offering Manners at Shrines and Temples in Japan
Omamori: A Guide to Japanese Amulets
Japanese Honorifics and Their Meanings Explained
Etiquette Guide: Why Do You Take Off Your Shoes in Japan?
The Story Behind “Washi”, Japan’s Traditional Handmade Paper
Affordable or Even Free Japanese Language Classes in Tokyo
The Seven Lucky Gods of Japan: Who Are Shichifukujin?
English speaking car dealers in Japan
What is Sakaki and How Is It Used in Japan?
Hiring Foreign Workers in Japan and How to Apply for Visa
Japanese National Holiday Calendar
What is Mottainai? The Japanese Meanings and Expressions
Sustainable Lifestyles in Edo and Japanese History
Japanese Driver's License Classifications & Their Meanings
The Best Way to Learn Japanese: 7 Savvy Strategies
How Hard Is It to Learn Japanese? A Look at Why It's So Complex