The title of Mari Fujimoto’s book, ikigai & and other Japanese words to live by (Modern Books), includes an interesting addition to the English language.… Read More »ikigai and 42 other Japanese words for a mindful life
Tony first moved to Japan in 1999 and, apart from a year spent at a Japanese broadsheet’s bureau in London, lived there until 2013. He has worked as a journalist, photographer, editor, translator and speechwriter. He is director of www.wedojapan.com.
Our guide to Japanese ↔ English translation can now be downloaded from the Export to Japan website. One recent study of English language proficiency among… Read More »WeDoJapan’s guide to English ↔ Japanese translation (for UKTI Export to Japan)
The Somanomaoi festival in Minamisoma, Fukushima was one of the last stories I covered before we moved back to the UK last summer. It’s an… Read More »21st Century Samurai: Somanomaoi Festival