school

High schooler “forced” to quit school sues Kumamoto prefecture for a single yen

The boy’s case details intense, unpleasant customs at the school that made him too depressed to attend class.

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Japanese teacher’s advice for opinion essay writing stays with one student to this day

Sometimes it just takes the right kind of push to get the words flowing across the paper.
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The cute cat that loves to ride to school on her hooman’s randoseru backpack every day 【Videos】

Turns out the Japanese randoseru school backpack is perfectly designed for cats to ride on.

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Strap on your thinking caps for an extra-dumb, hypocritical Japanese teacher correction

Grade school girl gets marked down on her math test even though her calculation was perfect and she showed her work.

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Kindai University’s legendary opening ceremony blows away new students with confetti and idols

Light displays, idol dances, motivational speeches, celebrity appearances–you name it, they’ve got it.

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Japanese high school requires teens to kneel and bow for teaches, receives harsh online backlash

Assembly rules at commercial high school called cult-like, disrespectful to students.

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Students are full of praise for their star instructor.

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Japanese high school life in the Heisei era at the heart of new Pocky x Milk Tea collaboration

Bittersweet flavours combine to create a whole new taste sensation.

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Japanese student told they will be penalized for not using a ruler to draw multiplication lines

Japanese schools continue in their quest to make math as annoying and tedious as possible.

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Illustrator for Square Enix, Capcom stuns with whiteboard armor artwork and more

Some people just have too much talent…save some for the rest of us! 

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Student penalized for writing the number “4” the “wrong” way on worksheet

And in the process learns a lot about life.

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Real Japanese horror story: a specimen shelf at a Kagoshima high school held a real human skull

These high school students won’t have any shortage of material for their next summer camp excursion, that’s for sure.

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Saitama teacher arrested for taking videos in restroom, trying to cover up by buying a new phone

Not one to face the music, this lecherous teacher concocted a daringly stupid plan to save himself.

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Japanese dad turns daughter’s drawings into her bento lunches

The bigger the imagination, the crazier the lunchbox.

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Genius mother comes up with clever solution to stop teenage son from untucking his school shirt

Clever trick ensures students will never want to untuck their school shirts for that “cool look” ever again.

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Japanese pre-teen’s summer homework assignment either lazy or genius… possibly both

This simple poster pushes the less-is-more concept to the limits.

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Vocaloid music broadcasts during school lunch in Japanese schools spark heated debate

Turns out some people dislike being forced to listen to artificial voices.

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Majority of Japanese kids in survey almost never take a dump at school

Potential embarrassment and squat toilets among factors not conducive to pooping in educational institutions.

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Anime art vs. Western art: The changing face of a Japanese schoolgirl’s self-portrait

When this kindergartener goes to school, her self-portraits change depending on whether she’s in a Japanese or U.S. environment.

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Anime artist illustrates the difference between Japanese schoolgirls now and ten years ago

It turns out that high school girls look and act very differently now compared to a decade ago.

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