Questions to ponder before studying in Japan

4 December 2015 / Comments: 0

You love Japan. You have decided you want to experience life there. The best path for that is to learn the language first. So you intend to spend a year – maybe more – to learn Japanese in a language

Activities at Japanese Language Schools

25 November 2015 / Comments: 0

Foreign students always keep fond memories of their studies in Japan. One of the main reasons for that are the activities outside of the school premises. Japanese culture is so rich and so unique that all language schools include numerous activities in


Driverless cars: the Future is Now

18 November 2015 / Comments: 0

While prestigious companies like Google are working on developing driverless cars, Japan, not to be undone, is launching a driver-less cab service. The experiment is taking place in the Kanagawa prefecture, South West of Tokyo, starting in March 2016.
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Religious diversity in Japan

17 November 2015 / Comments: 0

Most Japanese think themselves as non-religious. Yet, there are not many countries that have more diversity in religions than Japan.
When a baby is born, Japanese celebrate according to Shinto rites. Shinto is the Japanese original traditional religion. It relates to worshiping the emperor and nature.

What positions for part-time work in Japan?

16 November 2015 / Comments: 1

One advantage of studying in Japan is the relative low tuition fees, compared with the US, the UK and other popular destinations. On top of that, foreign students in Japan are allowed to work up to 28 hours per week,


“Joucho”, the essence of Japanese sensibility

10 November 2015 / Comments: 0

Japanese famous mathematician Dr. Oka Kiyoshi said “The central concept of Human is the umbilical cord of mind”. We call it “joucho” (‘情緒): “Jou” means “mind”, “cho” means “umbilical cord”. Usually “joucho” is translated as “emotion”, though it is a