Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome

Visit to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima has always been a pain in the heart ever since I read an article about atomic bombing that appeared in one of the pioneering children’s magazines, Poombatta. That article was about the atomic bombing and its effect. Then later in the high school, our…

Japanese Kanjis for Colors

Japan has four seasons. The color of the landscape changes along with the season. Autumn is a mix of Red, Brown, Grey, Green, Yellow, Purple etc. Winter has a White color, while Spring brings again a mix of colors of Pink, Yellow, Red, and Purple….

Grouping of Kanji by Shape, Will it Help?

I have been attempting to arrange and group the 常用漢字 (JOUOU Kanji) according to their shape, structure etc. Some of my friends described this exercise as cumbersome. They asked if there is any logic behind doing this. Japanese children learn Kanji by writing them repeatedly….

Calling and Booking a Taxi Using JapanTaxi Application

JapanTaxi株式会社, Japan Taxi Company Limited has introduced a new feature to attract more users to its application. Suggest a friend and get a JPY 1,000 coupon added to your account. With approximately 70,000 taxis covering all 47 prefectures of Japan, JapanTaxi is one of best…

List of documents required when applying for a JKK apartment in Japan

What are the Documents Required to Apply for a JKK Apartment?

I have been preparing the documents that are necessary to make an application to move to JKK apartment. Living in a UR Apartment in Komatsugawa for the past five years, we felt the need to move a little larger size apartment. One month before I…

Tips to Pass JLPT Level N2 in 3 Months

You may wonder if at all it is possible to pass the Level N2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) in 3 months, isn’t it? In 2017 July, the pass percentage of N2 level in Japan was 38.3%. Yes, it is possible and I…