This book brings together popular "Japan Watching" essays serialized in Hiragana Times from October 2007 to September 2009 issues. Popular with readers and highly acclaimed by those in the know, these essays introduce Japanese life through humorous episodes.
With a different set of values than foreigners, Japanese have developed their own unique social customs. We would like readers to deepen their knowledge of Japanese life through these essays.
24 "Japan Watching" stories + 9 "Japan Practices" columns
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