Is learning Japanese with Anime, Manga and Video Games possible?

Japan is known worldwide for being one of the leaders in the video game industry. Companies such as Capcom and Nintendo are well-known brands. While video games like Mario and Final Fantasy are some of the biggest franchises in entertainment not just gaming. Reading manga and watching anime is a national pastime in Japan and … Continue reading Is learning Japanese with Anime, Manga and Video Games possible?

Car Stickers in Japan and what they mean

Whether visiting Japan or living here; you will see various stickers on cars. Inquisitive minds like mind will wonder what the meaning of the different stickers? I am here with the answer! New/Inexperienced Driver The shoshinsha mark (εˆεΏƒθ€…γƒžγƒΌγ‚―) or Wakaba mark (θ‹₯θ‘‰γƒžγƒΌγ‚―) is the mark of a new driver because in Japan a simple red … Continue reading Car Stickers in Japan and what they mean

My photos are in the Daisen-Oki National Park international photo exhibition

Days after moving to Japan, I learned of a photography competition (Daisen-Oki National Park international photo competition) seeking entries from international residents. I was encouraged to submit a few shots and I did! The result? I made the cut and my photos along with others are being displayed Tottori/Matsue/Oki Islands area of Japan. I headed … Continue reading My photos are in the Daisen-Oki National Park international photo exhibition