An amusing explanation of the meaning and cultural background behind the Japanese proverb 及ばぬ鯉の滝登り "Waterfall climbs of feeble Koi".
An amusing explanation of the meaning and cultural background behind the Japanese proverb 虎穴に入らずんば孤児を得ず "No entry into a tiger's den brings about no capture of its cub"
An amusing explanation of the meaning and cultural background behind the Japanese proverb 女心と秋の空 "The minds of women and the autumn sky."
Life in Japan can suffocate you, but Japan is a paradise on Earth for those who have figured out the real nature of its culture.
Japan has a treasury of horror stories that will traumatize you and ruin your day, whether it be old folklore or modern urban myths. Here's one of each.
Why are Japanese men Japanese men incapable of saying "I love you"?
10 well-known Japanese proverbs translated into English with their poetic wordings and rhythms kept, to help you remember and make better life decisions.
Japanese boy bands cast young boys with feminine facial features and hairless skin, and girls are crazy about them. Legendary Kabuki actors throughout its 400-year history are all known for pulling off the sexiest female roles, and grabbed the heart [...]
While the labor force of the Western world fears robots for threatening their job security, the Japanese cannot wait for robots to enter the workforce,
Why do the Japanese behave the way they do? A comprehensive explanation of Japanese people's cultural values.