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Japanalyst is an informal community for Japan related English blogging. The goals of the community are to encourage the growth and development of English content about Japan and to serve as a platform for finding and discussing up-to-date Japan related information and news. Japanalyst provides a steady stream of updates from member blogs writing about Japan.

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Latest Japan Blogs

Name Blog author Blog description City
SENBATSURU - 1,000 CRANES Evelyn The writer lived in Minamisatsuma, then Kaseda City in Kagoshima Ken 20 years ago. From the first pangs of homesickness through all the new sights and sounds,and smells, the gaijin writes about going into the schools and learning to overcome the difficulties through all the kindnesses and beauty in her new home. MinamiSatsuma
Twogaijingirls Nimi and Suki Guide to life in Japan - through the eyes of two gaijin girls Nagoya
ALTInsider.com F.Y. ALTInsider.com is all about helping ALTs have the most fun possible while being an ALT in Japan. Teaching hacks, last minute games, everything you need to have an awesome time in Japan. Fukuoka
Takurei's Room Taku & Rei Takurei's Room is written by an American and Japanese interracial gay couple living in Japan. We would like to share with you the simple joys and discoveries of our daily lives. Through writing this blog, we hope to contribute to cross cultural understanding and awareness of the challenges of LGBT people in Japan. Fukuoka
Fuku-Rico Rei This is a blog written by a twenty-something year old teaching English in Japan. I write about my experiences while teaching English in a Japanese school, living abroad, experiencing Japan, and studying Japanese. Fukuoka

Recent Posts

Mudkips Evolution to Marshtomp Sparks Photoshops Due to Creepiness

Feed: Japan Realm : Mudkips Evolution to Marshtomp Sparks Photoshops Due to Creepiness

It doesn’t take much to for a new meme or photoshopping spree to begin these days. The latest to come to my attention would be a particular Pokemon, one who innocently transforms into something that Japan believes is perfect for trolling. Say hello to the Marshtomp photoshop series. Marshtomp is the evolved version of the

The Panasonic Lumix Smart Camera CM1

Feed: ShootTokyo : The Panasonic Lumix Smart Camera CM1

A few weeks ago Panasonic released the Lumix Smart Camera CM1 in France and Germany and is expanding to the UK.  I was lucky enough to find my way to one.    This is being positioned as a Smart Camera or a Compact Camera with Smartphone Technology.   It is a full Android phone that Panasonic managed to squeeze in a 1-inch 20MP sensor.    It has a Leica branded 10.2mm f2.8 lens.

Rolto iPhone Screen Printer by King Jim

Feed: Daily Onigiri : Rolto iPhone Screen Printer by King Jim

Rolto by the Japanese company King Jim is a handy portable mini-printer that allows you to print your iPhone screen!

Sapporo Wants To Host 2026 Winter Olympics

Feed: Japan - It's A Wonderful Rife : Sapporo Wants To Host 2026 Winter Olympics

Yep - the hardline is correct. Sapporo, that wonderful city up in the northern Japanese island of  Hokkaido has announced via its mayor, that it wants to host the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Cool… Sapporo was the fist Japanese city to host the Winter Olympics back in 1972 so it can be done.

There's just one little problem… there are serious doubts that the JOC (pronounced 'Joke', but is actually the Japanese Olympic Committee) is even going to put in a bid to host these olympics.

The Empire Strikes Out In Japan

Feed: Japan - It's A Wonderful Rife : The Empire Strikes Out In Japan

I know… you are looking at the photo above and going - WTF is the context for such a thing?

It's Japan. 'nuff said.

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