You may know “koto” as an intangible object in Japanese, but there’s more to it than that!
Languages are tough, but so are you!
As Cassie recalls in a trip to a local Japanese bathhouse in Hikone, one particular type of bath served as electrically-charged nightmare fuel for her!
Santa Claus is comin’ to… Japan? With a bucket of KFC?!? Discover how Christmas is celebrated differently between the U.S. and Japan!
I can’t say enough how much I love Shiga, the connection I feel as a Michigander to Lake Biwa. I hope you will think of Shiga as a second home one day, too!
2017 Melville scholar Lauren Ouellette spoke with us about her experiences at JCMU and how scholarship helped her better utilize her time in Hikone
How would you describe you discomfort: Gangan? Piripiri? Sarasara?
The temperatures are cooling and the colors of leaves are changing, making November a beautiful time to explore Japan!
Explore Shiga with our fall 2017 students, and discover what it means to study at JCMU.
The process to obtaining your license in Japan really differs from the U.S.!