Smile Android App

Smile! An Android App in English or Japanese

Here’s a fun Android app you should check out. A friend of mine designed it, and it’s free to download through Google Play. If you have a better idea for some text or description of the app, please leave your comments below in this post! Feel free to leave a review too. Smile! is an…

What’s new in Japan [Breaking News!]

Some cool and interesting thing have been happening in Japan! Check this stuff out. Japan Launching Ambitious Asteroid-Sampling Mission in 2014 [Space.com] Kyoto resident becomes world’s oldest-ever man at age 115. [Japan Times] Working in Japan Without a Degree – It Is Possible! [Huffington Post] House Hunting in … Japan [NY Times]

Hello Kitty Jewelry and Stuff

Hello Kitty Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for something special to give for Valentines, Mothers Day, or Christmas with some Japanese flair but you’ve run out of ideas, I suggest using the famous Hello Kitty as your backup plan! You can find tons of Hello Kitty items in Japan, they even have many Hello Kitty stores, and you can…

Akihabara Japan

Visiting Tokyo (Travel Guide)

To begin, here’s a wonderful site to help you navigate the train lines in Tokyo: http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/index.html JR Train Map: http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/info/map_a4ol.pdf Tokyo Metro Map:  http://www.tokyometro.jp/rosen/rosenzu/pdf/rosen_eng.pdf Points of interest according to station/area: Akihabara (via Yamanote, Sobu, and Hibiya lines) Famous for having one of the largest electronic shopping areas, it is also the birthplace of maid cafes…

Going to graduate school? Get help with your personal statement

With so many talented Japanese students pursuing advanced degrees in the United States, the graduate school personal statement has emerged as a key component used by admissions officials to admit only the truly exceptional candidates. EssayEdge boasts an unparalleled network of Ivy-League graduate editors ready to help with this challenging task. We can help edit…