Career/Education

Game skills can be your capital

Gaming addiction among young people has been considered a problem in recent years. As a countermeasure, some local governments established o ...

Work style reform of local government employees will lead to social reform

A survey conducted by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) of Japan has revealed that the work style reform of local go ...

Understanding is enhanced by explaining, not by listening to an explanation

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, many schools have introduced online classes. However, there seem to be many people who demand the promp ...

Urban agriculture provides an opportunity to get to know the realities of Japanes ...

Agriculture is important for supporting human food, but the fact is that people’s knowledge and interest in agriculture are low in modern Ja ...

Gentle, soothing humor of kyogen

In 2001, nohgaku (noh and kyogen) was added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list. It has been recognized as one of the Japanese t ...

Literary works have a mechanism for arousing the imagination in readers

In recent years, a lack of imagination about others has become a problem. It is pointed out that this leads to a loss of compassion, bullyin ...

Japanese lacquerware culture with a richness not found in disposable culture

Did you know that the country name of Japan also refers to lacquerware? That shows how surprised Westerners were by the beauty of Japanese l ...

Is philosophy unrealistic?

Many people have the image that philosophy is not useful in the real world. At the same time, an increasing number of people believe that it ...

What we can understand from “it is natural for humans to be able to speak language”

We tend to think that Japanese grammar and English grammar are completely different, but do you know that they have common rules and regular ...