schools

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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Japanese middle school teacher kisses her student at Tokyo Disneyland during date, gets fired

A real-world ending follows their Magic Kingdom kiss.

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Japanese schoolgirl points out an especially dumb part of her school’s “no tights” dress code

The rule is supposed to be for everybody, but it’s really only the girls who have to follow it.

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Japanese high school students go viral with perfect Pixar logo performance 【Video】

Just like the animated logo at the start of a Pixar movie, only funnier.

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Bizarre English test in Japan asks students about winged vegetables, launches new meme

Say hello to the Four Heavenly Kings of Center Listening.

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Japanese teacher punches high school boy in the face, social media is still on his side【Video】

“Well, yeah, of course you’re gonna get punched if you talk to someone that way.”

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“Short skirts cause sexual assaults” according to Japanese school uniform poster

Poster implies that female students are to blame for groping.

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Educator offers advice for Japanese schoolgirls who get asked out by their teachers

”Trash” is the lesson’s keyword.

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Japanese school bans non-white masks for students, teacher can’t believe dumb waste of time

Dress code detail is a waste of time to even discuss, frustrated junior high teacher says.

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Which one is former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn? Japanese students surprised by test question

Perhaps Freddie Mercury or Mr Bean were really in charge of the Japanese car company.

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