On Becoming Japanese

What does it mean to become Japanese? Can a foreigner or 'gaijin' ever fully integrate into Japanese society such that they blend... Read more »
| Japan |

NihongoUp contest results

Here are the winners to the review and contest I held recently. Philip has supplied me with two copies of his nifty little flash... Read more »
| Other |

Bring the Ocean into your Bedroom

If you're as smitten with the ocean as me, you might appreciate this little projector unit I discovered for this week's... Read more »
| Other |

The Red Demon Samurai – Ii Naomasa

Ii Naomasa is known as the Red Demon. A historic figure and one of the Four Guardians of the Tokugawa in Japanese history. He is... Read more »
| Japan |

Slick Samurai Sword Chopsticks

It was only last week that I introduced Kotobukiya's Power of the Force special Star Wars-themed chopsticks. Now they've gone and... Read more »
| Other |

Star Wars Chopsticks – Nibble with the ...

This week's Interesting Items from Japan (Omoshiro Zakka) are Star Wars chopsticks. Use the Power of the Force to fight your way... Read more »
| Other |

NihongoUp Japanese Study Tool Review

NihongoUp is a neat little game that installs quickly and cleanly and offers great benefits to you learning Japanese. With Kana... Read more »
| Other |

Deep sea bonefish extension cord

It's that time of the week again. Here's another bizarre product from the everlasting goody bag of interesting Japanese items... Read more »
| Other |
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