Japan Talk 3: Standards of Beauty

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!

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?

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 1: Is there a Gaijin Pecking Order in Japan?

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 …

Japanese In a Flash 2 – I Got My Grub On

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 …