Follow-Up Survey

Follow up survey for the Japan Guy

Hey gang! I wanted to thank you all so much for the over 400 reponses you provided in our "Japan-related things you wanna know more about" survey. In today's very brief post, we'll dig a bit deeper with a one-page follow-up survey on one of your biggest responses. If you have 5-10 minutes, I would really love to hear your thoughts. If you want ongoing updates about the resource we're creating, you can either leave your name and email in the form below the survey, or at the end of the video. Continue Reading …

Japanese vs. American Gestures (Part 1)

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Gestures are a big part of communication whether you like in Japan, in the U.S. or Turks and Caicos (does anybody have free tickets to that place? God I wanna go there for a short vacation...er...sorry, tangent). In this three-part video series we'll take a look at some of the most common gestures you'll encounter in Japan. In addition we'll compare these very same gestures to similar ones in the U.S.. Enjoy this series with your friend and mine, Hyokun! VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Japanese vs. Continue Reading …

Japan Talk 3: Standards of Beauty

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Here is the third session of Japan Talk Gang. The transcript is on the way! In the meantime, please make sure to take a moment to share your thoughts. Beauty is one of those qualities that can be universal, but definitions of what beauty is will vary from one country to another. In your opinion, what makes a woman beautiful. The comment section is all yours. Feel free to share a little, or heck...write a book down there if you like (I love when people really get into their discussions :) Continue Reading …

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 …