“Stippy” is an association of foreigners who have lived in Japan for so long that Japan now seems home. Stippy members know Japan more than some Japanese, and they want to tell you about this country from a Gaijins point of view. This homepage will be updated frequently with insightful explanations on the different, strange, and the down right weird parts of Japan that you … [ Read more ]

Japanese! Japanese!

A group blog that touches on pretty much any aspect of Japanese learning, depending on the whim of the authors.


offers some articles about the Japanese pop music scene and, most usefully, offers a large collection of JPOP lyrics translated into English (the source for many of the lyrics I have posted)