Tales From Japan: Finger Enemas!

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Video Transcript The name of today’s tale is Finger Enemas You know I don’t particularly like it when children stick their fingers in my arse. It’s a weird way to kick off a video, but somebody out there needs to hear it, otherwise you’ll end up like me. Nobody told me! Nobody told Donald that there was a finger enema game! Nobody told me. Donald had to find out FOR HIMSELF!! WHAT IS THE KANCHO GAME The word kancho (浣腸|かんちょう) in Japanese means to give an enema. If you're not Continue Reading …

Japan Talk 2: Is there Gaijin Pecking Order when Dating in Japan?

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Video Transcript Hey this is Donald with thejapanguy.com and this is Japan talk Session 2. In our last discussion we were talking about whether or not there was a pecking order among foreigners when it comes to workplace. This was gonna be a two-part series So with the second part I wanted to see: “Is there was a pecking order among foreigners when it comes to dating?” Yesterday a friend of mine showed me a video about a pickup artist who went to Tokyo and just went nuts dating and Continue Reading …

Japan Talk Session 1: Is there a Gaijin Pecking Order in Japan?

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Video Transcript Hey, this is Donald with the thejapanguy.com and welcome to the very first session of Japan Talk. Just really quick, what I want to do with this…the Japan Talk Videos, posts, etc. are gonna be purely about discussion: topics that may be a little bit touchy here in Japan, things that I read in my comments section or things I might come across on the web, things that I think we can have interesting discussion/feedback about. That way people can be get a better idea of what’s Continue Reading …

The Japan Guy Reviews…Mastering Manga by Mark Crilley

There it is, the very book that's helping me learn how to not suck so bad at drawing.

Quick Book Info Title: Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley: 30 Drawing Lessons from the Creator of Akiko Author: Mark Crilley Length: 128 pages 
Subject: A step-by-step guide to quickly learning the basics of manga-style art. Copyright: 2012 Price: $22.99 (USD) / $23.99 (CAN) Where to Buy: AMAZON (the book is up to 44% cheaper in the Amazon Store); please note that this is an affiliate link My Full, Mastering Manga Review... Did anybody else out there like to doodle as a kid? I Continue Reading …

Japanese In a Flash 2 – I Got My Grub On

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Quick Summary Staying with a similar theme to the first flash, in today's flash we take a look at another food/eating-related Japanese expression "harahachibunme"「腹八分目」.  Find out more about this expression by first checking out the video above and using the transcript below to take a closer look if you need to.  I hope you find it useful. ENJOY!! JAPANESE IN A FLASH #2 TRANSCRIPT Hey, this is Donald and this is Japanese in a Flash 2. In our last Flash we talked about tabehoudai Continue Reading …