Japanese Language

Japanese Lesson 1: Introducing yourself

By on November 22, 2015

Hey there!

Here is my latest. Riko-chan has been helping out again, and we’re proud to present our little mini-class on introducing yourself in Japanese.

A solid first step in any language.

We’re going into quite some detail here, so no matter who is introducing themselves to you and no matter how…

Japanese Language

Top 10 Must Know Japanese Phrases

By on November 17, 2015

Hey there!

Me and Riko-chan have put together a mini-class about Top 10 Must Know Japanese Phrases.

Call it a survival Japanese! I’ve been to Japan a bunch of times and spent almost a year there.

The first time I was there I spoke just basic Japanese enough to get around plus…

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Osaka’s Owl Cafe | 大阪のふくろう カフェ

By on October 19, 2015

Osaka’s Owl Cafe, 2014.

I was here with Riko-chan actually. I don’t remember the price (maybe 1000 yen?), you pay for one hour. You’ll get one free drink and then you get to touch the owls.

Turns out you can only touch their beaks! If were to touch their feathers those…

Richard Heiney

Hi my name is Richard and this blog is dedicated to learning Japanese language! I will be sharing my tips & tricks, common pitfalls, cultural notes, and my experience from my travels around Japan.