The internet has provided would-be manga artists with an easy way to publish their own yonkoma (four-frame manga), resulting in a wide variety of different stories that are easily accessible and free.
Aozora Bunko is an electric internet library that contains works of literature in the public domain.
Japanese guidebooks are more than just vocabulary lessons. They provide subtle insight into Japanese grammar as well.
You may groan and think me an oyaji, but enka songs offer great language lessons and also provide insight into how the Japanese conceive of love.
Yusuke Nakamura could easily have had a long, successful career as a surgeon in Japan, but he isn't the kind of person who is satisfied with unanswered questions.
The website Yahoo! 知恵袋 (Chiebukuro, literally "bag of knowledge") is a great resource for language learners and for anyone interested in observing Japanese interact online.
Tanka are one of the oldest forms of poetry in the world with a 1,300-year history.
Musician's relaxed personality fits the homegrown lifestyle of the 'Big Easy' well.
Murakami’s language has evolved over the course of his career, and knowing some of his tricks will help ease you into this 1,048-page novel.
At her first test shoot in Los Angeles, Tsubasa Watanabe was surprised by the outfit the photographer was asking her to wear: Hanging from the fingers of his outstretched hand was a pair of thong underwear. "This is the outfit?" she asked. "Yup," he answered. "Ok," she ...