Is it difficult to make friends in Japan?

"There is no such thing as true friendship with Japanese people," or so I've heard a bunch of times. Is this really true? Or is there something we need to examine further when people make this statement?

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Girls Gone Kyoto: Monkeys, Spice Challenge and the Scariest Shrine We’ve Been To

https://youtu.be/HoIlSoJYh5c Aoi visits her hometown and sees it anew. Mizhelle gets pensive as she goes to a shrine for cutting ties. Mihyun drinks, and drinks again. A Filipino, a Japanese and a Korean - let this troublesome trio take you to the breathtaking scenes of Kyoto, as they forge friendship with good food, great fun, … Continue reading Girls Gone Kyoto: Monkeys, Spice Challenge and the Scariest Shrine We’ve Been To

Mental Health Counseling in Japan: A Horror Story

For foreigners living in Japan, mental health care is even more challenging as choices are limited and practices are sometimes left unchecked. This video is about a terrible experience I had with an American counselor in Tokyo. It still baffles me how this person is allowed to practice to this day, given that his behavior is offensive and questionably legal.

A・HA・HA – Superfly (Lyrics & Translation)

  https://youtu.be/xuhZROkYQn0 This is a free and unofficial translation. Kindly give credit upon use. A・HA・HA Performed by: Superfly Words: Ishiwatari Junji Music: Chris Cester Translation: Mizhelle Lyrics Translation Mada honki dashitenai furi ga ojōzu ne Motto honki ga mitai tatakaimashō Shino shino shinogi o kezurimasho masho Hariainai no yo dete kite raibaru Kyoshu asobase nē … Continue reading A・HA・HA – Superfly (Lyrics & Translation)

On Your Side – Superfly (Lyrics & Translation)

  https://youtu.be/kbrY77iYKKU This is a free and unofficial translation. Kindly give credit upon use. On Your Side Performed by: Superfly Words: Ochi Shiho/jam Music: Bonnie McKee/Michele McCord Translation: Mizhelle Lyrics Translation Tonari ni iru yo hanarebanare demo Sagasanakute ii yo Kimi o mamoru kara Sora o aruite kumo no kaidan o orite Kimi no tame … Continue reading On Your Side – Superfly (Lyrics & Translation)