Caught the crafting fever? Here are five shops where you can order a variety of ready-made kits and specialty yarns for your next DIY project.
For Haruka Murayama's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The Well Said column has wrapped up after 25 years of grammar lessons. We speak with the authors for their advice on learning and teaching Japanese.
At the start of the year it was expected that 2020's buzzwords would all be related to the Olympics. Oh, how quickly that can change.
If you haven't started recapping for the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test yet, consider this your warning.
Parkrun, a free, inclusive running event, offers safe opportunities for physical fitness and community building — even amid a pandemic.
If you're going to get your driver's license in Japan, knowing the language is par for the course.
COVID-19 giving you second thoughts about taking the train? You’re not alone. Here are several ways you can get a Japanese driver’s license.
September reminds us all of heading back to school even during a pandemic. Hit the local stationery story with the correct Japanese.
As Japan marks some war anniversaries, certain vocabulary tend to pop up again and again.
Every month, publishers Shogakukan make a list of words and meanings that aren't in the dictionary yet, but are being used more often.