The famous week of holidays is the best time to immerse yourself in Japanese nature & culture
Grow, my pretties, grow! …Please?
Have you ever read a book without words?
Mother Nature is a fickle creature, but that won’t deter Kitty on her quest for homegrown Japanese veggies!
JCMU’s Fiscal Officer, Kitty Douglass-Harris, brings you along on the first steps of her journey to grow Japanese vegetables in Michigan!
Cherry blossoms have taken over Japan! JCMU instructor Sam Sorenson explains the symbolism behind them, complete with his own cherry blossom pictures.
Read from one JCMU instructor about about Miné Okubo, who bravely illustrated and described her experiences during the Internment of Japanese-Americans
JCMU Resident Director Ben McCracken absolutely loves his life in Shiga – and he thinks that you will too!
JCMU English instructor David Wybenga discusses biographies in manga, many of which remain influential well beyond the world of graphic novels.
Rote memorization often gets a bad rap, but JCMU instructor Chris Garth explains how it can be quite useful when learning a foreign language.