Japanese emoticons, the evolution of internet expressiveness...
I find (forgive me for using that) to be quite and boring. They appear lifeless , cold and they read . , on the other hand, are and they read (like our writing). The internet is full of resources about these tiny little faces, but somehow I did ...
Beautiful Japan Photography
Guide to Japanese manners and etiquette- Wa-pedia
Guide to Japanese manners and etiquette
Himeji Castle at Sunrise
7 Things You Need to Know Before Going to a Japanese Onsen...
» The Granny and the Cat Kirainet.com - A geek in Japan...
Character expression｜アニメ・マンガの日本語 Japanese...
This is an e-learning site that offers a fun way to learn a number of character/genre-based Japanese expressions that appear in anime and manga.
Drill and learn the Japanese kanji, learn Japanese
overview jouyou kanji
Yakuza Part #3 - About the Yakuza
Japanese manhole covers
Here are a few links to photo collections of Japanese manhole covers.
Todorokikeikoku, A nice Oasis in Tokyo
I build APIs. I swim. I ride bikes. I run. I take pics. I am a French amateur triathlete living in Tottori, Japan.
Decorated gas tanks ~ Pink Tentacle
Local gas companies occasionally add a touch of character to the giant spherical gas containers that dot the landscape of Japan. Here are a few examples.
Capsule Inn, Shibuya
Capsule Inns or hotels are well known in Japan for providing a place to stay the night at low cost, without taking up a lot of space. I stayed at one recently and thoroughly enjoyed my time. If you have never tried one I encourage you to give it a go...
16 Signs That Japan Loves Small Stuff - Japan Talk
The many small wonders of Japan.