Living in Japan Blog

Our mission here at The True Japan is to bring you the best and most useful information about learning Japanese, travel destinations, and the culture in Japan.  However, sometimes we just like to tell a good story.  And we hope you enjoy reading them.

Join us for some funny, insightful, and sometimes gross stories about our experiences living in Japan.  You’ll laugh, cry, or maybe even jump for joy.  So come on in, take a seat, and experience Japan through our eyes.


Living in Japan Blog Posts

My Japanese Onsen Experience – A Stalker in the Onsen

Fish Sperm in Japan – I Just Ate What!?

Chinese Century Eggs – The Worst Thing I Ate in Japan…So Far

9 Cultural Mistakes Foreigners Make in Japan and What To Do Instead

5 Reasons Why the JET Program is Worse Than Prison

The Pros and Cons of Living in Japan as a Foreigner

The 10 Best Japanese Shows on Netflix

10 Best Conbini Foods from Japan (Convenience Stores)

10 Things You’ll Miss When You Leave Japan

How to Celebrate Christmas in Japan

Temples, Soba, and Bags, Oh My! Celebrating New Year’s in Japan

The Best Japanese Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now

The Deep Countryside of Japan:  My Experience on the JET Program

5 Tips to Enjoy Your Homestay in Japan