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How Japan Killed my Vegetarianism

by Japanese Rule of 7 on Dec 10, 2016

Making Friends in Japan

People say Japan’s a lonely place. But people say a lot of things, including that America’s the greatest nation on earth. Well, they do have a lot of eagles, cheeseburgers, and guns, so I guess it must be true. Anyway, recently a reader asked if...
by Japanese Rule of 7 on Dec 5, 2015

Zrozumieć duszę ... japońskiego bandyty

#słowaeremity Króciutka notka znaleziona dzisiaj rano w internetach, a jednak dająca do myślenia,...

Zrozumieć duszę ... japońskiego bandyty

#słowaeremity Króciutka notka znaleziona dzisiaj rano w internetach, a jednak dająca do myślenia,...

Avoiding Meltdown in Japan

Self-improvement is one of my long-standing goals. You know, striving to be a better human being and all, mentally, physically, and spiritually. Basically like Schwarzenegger in The Terminator, only without the scary eyes, and slightly more muscular.
by Japanese Rule of 7 on Aug 26, 2015

Attraction Encourages Gaijin to Reenact Samurai Sword Fighting Techniques

Admit it, you’ve always wanted to dress in traditional Japanese clothing or don a samurai sword as you pretend to slash through hoards of evil doers while swearing at them in Japanese tongue. Well, as a foreigner in Japan, this may be as close...
by Japanrealm on Apr 14, 2015

Youtuber Teaches How to Get Famous in Japan as a Foreigner

There’s endless reasons for traveling outside of your own country, whether it be for study, work, pleasure, or simply to become the most famous gaijin in Japan! This Youtube video helps give some insight for those of you who wouldn’t min...
by Japanrealm on Jan 2, 2015

Hakodate

Hakodate (函館), as one of the first cities in Japan to open up to international trade, provides...
by Cheapo Japan on Sep 13, 2014

New Nihonjin? App Identifies Japanese Faces

If you’re a Japanese person (that is, a real Japanese person, not just like some Korean guy born in Japan), then you know how frustrating it is. Every day, you’re surrounded by crowds of people, in stores, elevators, and that small ramen...
by Japanese Rule of 7 on Aug 12, 2014

New! Nihonjin? App Identifies Japanese Faces

If you’re a Japanese person (that is, a real Japanese person, not just like some Korean guy born in Japan), then you know how frustrating it is. Every day, you’re surrounded by crowds of people, in stores, elevators, and that small ramen...
by Japanese Rule of 7 on Aug 12, 2014

Is Speaking English in Japan Unavoidable?

A reader named mintyroll recently commented: The “Japanese People Don’t Want you to Speak Japanese” part is one of those minor things I’ve always been afraid of whenever I think of how my first trip to Japan will be . . . Consequently, it’s...
by Japanese Rule of 7 on Jun 27, 2014

War Thunder and Microsoft’s Unspoken Limitation? Your take on the Matter?

Gaijin Entertainment announced a new feature that will be added to War Thunder once it’s released on PS4.  The game will feature a multi-platform for the console game players and their existing PC gamers.  But unfortunately due to some restrictio...
by Beer andJoysticks on Mar 31, 2014

Microsoft won’t allow Xbox One and PC Cross-platform play

War Thunder Developer Gaijin Entertainment revealed today in an interview that Microsoft will not permit cross-platform play. In a rather typical move by Microsoft it looks like we’ll never see the cross-platform play that pretty much every gam...
by GIZMORATI on Mar 27, 2014

Four New Rules for Running in Japan

Japan’s a reasonably good place to head out for a little exercise, assuming you’re into that sort of thing. I personally enjoy indulging in “the fitness” myself, as I’ve found that it burns off potato chips while simultaneously making b...
by Japanese Rule of 7 on Feb 23, 2014

Japanese Snack Bars and Some Tough Love

So here I am rushing home from my Japanese grocery store last month, and it’s dark out and I’m carrying bags and bags full rice and vegetables and seafood. This is all part of my new diet plan, whereby I eat healthily by schlepping home nutritiou...
by Japanese Rule of 7 on Feb 7, 2014

Why I Hate the Internet

For some peculiar reason, the universe decided to stop functioning exactly two days ago. After my latest article about The Best Japanese Website, many people had trouble reaching this site, including me. It was like somebody kicked the plug out of th...
by Japanese Rule of 7 on Jan 9, 2014

Gaijin - Pusing Lagi

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by KoploID on Jan 7, 2014

How to Make Japanese Curry

Whenever Japanese people ask you what your favorite food is, do everyone a favor and don’t say “sushi.” Because sushi is what they think you’re going say. It’s what they want to hear. But that’s like a black guy saying his favorite food i...
by Japanese Rule of 7 on Nov 28, 2013

Loco in Yokohama, an Interview with the Author

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Baye McNeil, the man behind the über-popular Japanese website Loco in Yokohama.  At least, I think he was sitting down, since we were talking via Skype.  Anyway, I was.  I’ve got this new couch,...
by Japanese Rule of 7 on Oct 23, 2013

Love with a Western Woman: A Guide for Japanese Men

What is interesting in Love with a Western Woman: A Guide for Japanese Men is the focus and angle the author Caroline Pover decided to take.While the topic is extremely focused and may only suit those who are in need of such an angle as Japanese man...
by Japan Visitor on Oct 8, 2013


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