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Why Do Japanese Eat Fugu?

11 March 2016 / Comments: 0

Most people don’t like Winter because it’s cold. Yet, there are still benefits and things to enjoy from this season. For example, during winter in Japan, many Japanese people enjoy “鍋料理” (“Nabe ryori”, or “one pot meal”). Above all, “Fugu

Hinamatsuri

3 March 2016 / Comments: 0

In Japan, March 3rd is the day of “Festival for Girls” – “ひな祭り”, “Hina matsuri“.
“Hina” literally means “chick” (in the “baby chicken” sense, though it also has the double meaning in Japanese just like in English, without the slightly pejorative sense).”Matsuri” means “festival”.
The purpose

Why Ask an Agent to Help you Come Study in Japan?

24 February 2016 / Comments: 0

Sometimes, prospective students ask us: “Why should I apply through Motivist Japan instead of directly to the school?“. There are very good reasons to ask an Educational Agency like Motivist Japan to help you in your study-abroad endeavors. So we

About the JR Pass

22 February 2016 / Comments: 0

The Japanese Rail Service is worldly known for its reliability and punctuality. If you want to travel Japan nationwide, we definitely recommend you to purchase “Japan Rail Pass (JR pass)” in your country. But first, we would like to emphasize that the

Learn Japanese Online: Introducing Learn-Japanese-Adventure

17 February 2016 / Comments: 0

We continue our series of reviewing sites to learn Japanese online (see our review of Japanese-Activator here). Today we will review the site Learn-Japanese-Adventure.com.
If we had judged by its appearance, we would surely have bounced out of this site quickly. It has

Is life in Japan Expensive?

16 February 2016 / Comments: 0

Is life in Japan really expensive or is that a cliché? This is one recurrent question we get from students before they start planning studying in Japan. (More about money in Japan here). Today, we’re going to talk about the