On April 5th, 2018, a mayor from Kyoto was delivering a speech on a ring at a Sumo competition. Then without any warning, he collapsed. The man was suffering a subarachnoid hemorrhage. As onlookers looked confused, an announcement was made asking for...
Japan is a bit cold when it comes to divorce. Here's a vid on how it commonly happens. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=ilM5SDoL2xc Fill out Rikon Fujyuri Moushide-sho to your city hall to prevent divorce without consent. Also, if this happens to you, consult with a lawyer or...
According to a Japanese government report, about 33% of women have been sexually harassed in the work place. Although sexual harassment in the workplace is obviously wrong, in Japan at least, it seems that there is a misconception on...

Christmas in Japan?

"It's the most wonderful time of the year..." Hearing this Christmas song playing in my car as I'm stuck in traffic on the Tomei Expressway reminds me it is a special time. It's the time of year when billions of...
In Japan, there are two categories of cars you should be aware about. Before I go any further on why you shouldn't drive the small yellow license plate cars, I'd like you to know the differences between the white...
Have you even been to a house in Japan? Have you ever noticed how fast home builders erect a house in Japan? Have you ever checked constructions sites that built homes? A house in Japan generally become worthless after reaching the...

Seasons in Japan

Japan experiences 4 beautiful seasons throughout the year. Even though the 4 seasons is a simple natural concept for many, for some reason, people and are not prepared. Let's start with the basics! Japan is located in the northern hemisphere. Due...
Japan's has three emergency numbers: 110,119, and 118. Unlike the United States, where dialing 911 will get you all three fire, police, and emergency services; in Japan, you have to call the designated numbers. 110 For Police (Crime and Accidents) To call...
Some say there's no point in learning Japanese. To me, those who say that there's no point in learning a new language have narrow minds. The narrowness of their thinking is what kills the motivation for them to learn...

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