schools

Knife-wielding professor fired from international department of one of Tokyo’s top universities

Teaching methods included violent outbursts and telling students to die.

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No school lunches? Tokyo boxed lunch stand says kids have to pay, but doesn’t care when, to whom

Open-ended IOU is a tear-jerkingly literal application of paying it forward.

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Japanese student dons full protective gear to return to school during coronavirus pandemic

Shutting the virus out when your school won’t shut down

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Japanese professor threatens students with expulsion for leaving prefecture in coronavirus crisis

Stay in Fukushima, or else, students are warned.

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Which fictional anime school would you like to enroll in? Japanese fans vote in online survey

Did your favourite anime academy make the cut?

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Japanese students learn English with help from a dating sim artist

Studying is much more exciting when you can imagine yourself dating one of the textbook characters.

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Japanese PM asks schools around Japan to close as coronavirus cases rise

Surprise announcement comes as children are now testing positive for COVID-19.

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Mayor of Osaka wants to legally control when kids can and can’t use smartphones in their own home

55-year-old politician thinks kids are ditching school because they’re spending too much time on their phones.

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Nanotech professor from one of Japan’s top universities arrested for panty-theft

Looks like Nerdlinger’s bra bomb didn’t work.

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American English teacher fired from Japanese high school after exposing genitals

ALT acted inappropriately with students on at least three different occasions.

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Human pyramids continue in Kobe schools as injuries mount to 51, mayor’s pleas to stop unanswered

Schools refuse to stop stacking their students in the name of athletics.

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Narita Airport accommodation: New hostel opens in a converted Japanese elementary school

Go back to school at Ready to Flight! Narita.

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A case of culture shock: Japanese summer vacation isn’t much of a vacation at all

Our Japanese-language reporter had his world turned upside down when his German wife commented on his childhood memories.

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Japanese high school students build crazy wooden roller coaster at school festival【Video】

Yes, the slide is built on school desks stacked on top of each other, but that just makes the ride even more thrilling. 

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Real-life high school from Kyoto Animation’s Sound! Euphonium wins gold medal at band competition

Brass band which assisted artists from arson-struck anime studio puts thoughts for the fallen into their performance.

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Tokyo public schools will stop forcing students with non-black hair to dye it, official promises

Pledge comes in the wake of 2.2 million-yen lawsuit from naturally brown-haired schoolgirl in Osaka.

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Pokémon Company loosens copyright grip, starts free-to-use-art program for schools, day care

Over 100 illustrations allow kids, teachers, and children’s hospital staff to create smiles and curiosity with the beloved anime/video game characters.

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Japanese high school will suspend students who don’t reveal their social media account names

Schoolgirl’s teacher says that if she doesn’t like being monitored online, she can drop out of school instead.

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This nonconformist Japanese schoolgirl is ready for any bullies who tease her about her backpack

Mom was worried about other kids teasing her six-year-old, but this kid is wise (and tough) beyond her years.

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Don’t like trigonometry? Then you’re just like Hitler, says Japanese high school English teacher

Further proof that any argument will eventually have someone call the other person a Nazi.

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