Tag - japan-times-blogroll

 
 

JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL

Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
May 24, 2016
OkanoTV
In a light-hearted yet informative way, YouTuber Chris Okano (known online as OkanoTV) gives viewers insight into many aspects of Japanese society and culture — from the usual guide videos to humorous takes on the more more left-field aspects of this country.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Feb 16, 2016
The Uwaga Pies
The YouTube duo known as The Uwaga Pies — Krzysztof Gonciarz, from Poland, and Kasia Mecinski, from America — use their channel to give English-speakers a peek into Japan.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Apr 20, 2015
Rachel & Jun
Husband-and-wife YouTube team Rachel & Jun first started making videos in 2012 as a fun way to keep in touch while they were apart. Now, with over 350,000 subscribers, the Japanese-American couple covers a variety of subjects, from what’s considered overweight in Japan to making mochi.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Apr 3, 2015
Ochikeron
Ochikeron, a Tokyo-based YouTuber, has transformed her kitchen into a studio as she uploads Japanese cooking videos introducing easy and quick-to-prepare recipes for viewers.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Feb 23, 2015
Sharla in Japan
Sharla of Sharla in Japan is a 29-year-old, Canadian-born, Tokyo-based “YouTuber” (“That's what they call it here,” she says). With over 200,000 subscribers to her channel, she documents her life.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Apr 17, 2014
Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai: Tales of the Weird and the Strange
While many overseas scholars are attracted to the retrained aesthetics of Japanese arts and letters, it was the country's wild and wooly folklore that captivated Zack Davisson, an American writer and translator. While pursuing his masters degree in Japanese studies Davisson immersed himself in the mysterious...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Jan 1, 2013
Spoon & Tamago
Raised in Japan, the Brooklyn-based artist and writer who goes by the moniker Johnny Strategy has been blogging about Japanese art and design at Spoon & Tamago since 2007. Having studied art education and art and visual technology, he also has a background in pottery and hones the craft when not...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Nov 6, 2012
Saké Puppets
When Minnesota-native Angela Salisbury moved to Tokyo, she ditched the guidebooks and explored the city by crafting.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Aug 21, 2012
Meet Loco: blogger, author — and racist?
A glance of distrust on the sidewalk. A seemingly harmless question. An empty seat on an otherwise packed train.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Jul 22, 2012
Shisaku
Shisaku is a homophone meaning essay, a meditation upon a subject, a policy or measures a government takes. A fitting title for analyst Michael Cucek's blog which provides insight and opinion on Japanese politics, with a distinct hint of satire. In the eight years he's been writing the blog, Shisaku...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
May 24, 2012
This Japanese Life
Scholars of Friedrich Nietzsche, the German philosopher best known for his controversial statement "God is dead," have for years talked about a gaping hole in his works: Where are Nietzsche's writings about teaching English to Japanese high schoolers? What has he got to say about the paranoia of being...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
May 16, 2012
Tokyo Green Space
What do you see when you look at Tokyo? Hypermodern constructions of steel and concrete? Cubic, characterless office buildings? Jared Braiterman sees green ... in the back streets, in the small cracks of dirt on the sidewalks and on his balcony. He finds patches, slivers and swaths of nature that tourists...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Apr 12, 2012
Tokyo Times
When not working as a high school English teacher, photoblogger Lee Chapman walks the streets of Tokyo in search of stories and sights that tourists, and even long-term residents, seldom see. Chapman, a U.K. native, has been running the photoblog Tokyo Times for almost 10 years. While his posts do sometimes...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Oct 27, 2010
Surviving in Japan (without much Japanese)
Living in Japan without speaking the native language comes with its challenges. Ashley Thompson is tackling them one at a time, and blogging about her experiences at Surviving in Japan (without much Japanese) . Originally from Seattle, Wash., Thompson moved to Japan as an Assistant Language Teacher...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Jul 7, 2010
thatjapanesegirl
Her moniker on YouTube says it all — born and raised in Kyoto, thatjapanesegirl has lived in Japan all her life, moving to Tokyo just this year. With more than 24,000 subscribers to her two YouTube channels, thatjapanese girl, who prefers to withhold her real name, is one of Japan's most viewed...
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Apr 28, 2010
Hikosaemon
New Zealand-born Hikosaemon (who prefers to go by his YouTube moniker) was raised an army brat. His father's overseas postings allowed him to see a bit of the world at an early age, and a two-year stay in Singapore when he was 7 years old helped spark his interest in Asian cultures. After returning to...
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Apr 3, 2010
VIDEO: YouTube hanami gathering
On March 27, YouTube enthusiasts and video bloggers living in Tokyo and beyond gathered in Yoyogi Park for a cherry-blossom viewing. Although taking in the pink blossoms and indulging alcohol and snacks is an age-old tradition, digital cameras, laptops and live streaming were also an important part of...
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Mar 15, 2010
1000 Things About Japan/Japanese Snack Reviews
When Shari Custer arrived in Japan with her American husband, the original plan was to stay for "five years." That was 20 years ago. During her extended time in Japan, Custer wanted to chronicle some of the little things that many overlook, and her ongoing list comprises one of her blogs: 1000 Things...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Jul 27, 2009
How to Japonese
The blog How To Japonese should appeal to anyone studying intermediate and advanced Japanese, but don't expect structured step-by-step courses. Launched in 2008 by Daniel Morales, a New Orleanian who first came to Japan in 2002 and currently works as a translation coordinator in Tokyo, the blog pretty...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Jun 10, 2009
Just Hungry, Just Bento
The kitchen has long been used as a portal to distant places and times, and Just Hungry and Just Bento are two blogs by Makiko Itoh that put all the wonders of Japanese cuisine within a cutting-board's reach. For Makiko, cooking has been a way to re-create comfort foods from Japan while living abroad...

Longform

Things may look perfect to the outside world, but today's mom is fine with some imperfection at home.
How 'Reiwa moms' are reshaping motherhood in Japan