So You Want to Be An English Teacher in Japan?

Greetings All Aspiring Teach in Japan Expats. Today I'm pulling back the curtain on the Fish Out of Water Video Series! Although it has been available for purchase on Gumroad, I wanted to show the Japan Guy readers more of what it actually is. So here is glimpse at four full videos from the Fish Out Of Water Video Series. Please enjoy them, watch them as much as you like. If you would like to buy the full series, it's $25 over on Gumroad, but I have a special offer for those of you willing to Continue Reading …

Did Japan Kill American Arcade Games?

I don’t know how it was in your state, or in your country but in ‘Jawja’ (Georgia) back in the early 90’s EVERY major mall had an arcade? American arcade games were as much a craze as they were a social gathering.You’d walk in on a Friday night or a Saturday/Sunday afternoon and see gamers of all kinds! There were the little, quiet, nerdy assasins (who’d beat you without saying a word). There were the thug gamers who would talk trash as they beat you senseless…virtually (but could probably kick Continue Reading …

JapanesePod101 Review

Hey gang!  Before we even get started with this Japanesepod101 review, I want to let you know that YES, I am an affiliate for the Japanese pod. If you decide purchase this program through any of the links on this page, I do earn a commission for it.  However, I do want you to know that I would NEVER recommend anything that I haven’t tried myself.  That being said, Japanesepod101 has been and continues to be an effective study tool for me.  As of 2017, I Continue Reading …

Sony PS Vita Commercial featuring Donald Ash

I've been doing a bit of winter blog cleaning, and I've been looking through a slew of old posts finding so many links the weren't working anymore and going back to fix them. I noticed that much of the commercial stuff I did wasn't on YouTube anymore. YIKES! I was sifting through my personal backups and found this little Sony PS Vita Commercial I did, I'll show you in just a sec. Why weren't these links working anymore? Well, these were company-owned YouTube channels. It doesn't make sense Continue Reading …

Why I Stopped ALT Teaching in Japan

I remember making the decision to quit my job as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) with Interac like it was yesterday. I remember the anxiety, I remember thinking "How am I gonna explain my reasoning to people?" Why did I stop? Where do I begin? Well, I guess we’ll just take it from the top... I had been working as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) with the dispatch company Interac for about a year-and-a-half when I decided to stop teaching. This decision wasn’t a sudden one at Continue Reading …