Category Archives for "Japanese Culture"

More Hiragana Faces

By Donnie | Articles

This is a follow-up to my no, no, mo, he face post. After writing that article, one of my students, Kumiko, mentioned more that could be added to the hiragana face. I thought is was pretty cool, and then when I was buying a kanji practice notebook, I found that there were two other types […]

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Have You Ever Played Shiritori?

By Donald Ash | Articles

Shiritori (しりとり(しり取り)), or the Japanese word-chain game, is a wonderful way to get those Japanese vocabulary juices flowing. This going to be a short post just to explain the rules of the game, and then we’ll actually play together! How to Play Shiritori Get at least one other person, because I don’t want you to […]

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