‘Kawaii’ means ‘cute’ in Japanese, and Tokyo Kawaii, etc. certainly looks cute.

There’s more to it that that though. Kirin explains many aspects of Japanese culture and customs in her lively and conversational style. She also made a page with tips for learning Japanese.

She lives just outside Tokyo but is just back from a trip to enjoy the onsen springs in West Japan. Go and read all about it!

Read more:

Japanese blogs from Blogs of the World
Japan rediscovers healthy food – Japanese government is encouraging healthy eating through animation
Say hello in Japanese – how to say hello in 20 languages


About the author

Lucy is English and first ventured out of the UK she was 19. Since then she has lived in 4 different countries and tried to see as much of the world as possible. She loves learning languages, learning about different cultures and hearing different points of view.