schools

That time our reporter’s classmate became possessed by a dead child at school

Kokkuri-san is a Japanese ouija board that shouldn’t be messed with.

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Japanese junior high school girl removed for class from three days for grooming her eyebrows

School rule prompts exasperated reaction from city councilwoman.

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Japan’s most famous anime/manga artist trade school now has a fully online program

Yoyogi Animation Academy is looking for applicants for its new Full Remote School’s first semester this fall.

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Best field trip ever? Japanese schoolkids get to control the full-scale moving Gundam’s hand

Is it too late for us to reenroll in elementary school?

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Aichi woman arrested for mixing human excrement into school lunch

Whatever happened to just spitting?!

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Trial ends for Shizuoka man who stole school equipment to recreate Love Live! classroom at home

Aqours would not approve.

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Japanese schools banning nicknames, mandating use of -san divides opinions

Proper manners, or forcing kids to be too polite?

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Blackboards in the west, hallways in the north: Japanese school layouts spark discussion online

Are all Japanese schools designed the same way???

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Students in Japan get free point on entrance exam because of typo, Internet says they got off easy

Fukushima Board of Education admits mistake, but it’s hard to imagine it made any difference.

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This is chalk?!? Yep, and it’s a touching Pokémon goodbye from a Japanese teacher to his students

Teacher bookends three years with his class with two stunning pieces of chalkboard art.

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Japanese man breaks into school to recover stuff teacher took from him…over 40 years ago

It should still be around somewhere, right?

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Japan is opening a video gaming/e-sports high school, and the idea isn’t as crazy as it sounds

Starting next spring, going to school is going to mean going to Shibuya to play games for some Tokyo teens.

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All-boys’ high school in Japan has mandatory grooming lesson, teaches about skincare, hairstyling

125-year-old Tokyo school wants its boys to think of proper grooming as part of their “gentlemen’s education.”

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Uniqlo outfits might become Japanese high school’s official uniforms

Switch would solve a lot of school uniform-related problems, but not everyone thinks it’s a great idea.

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“I need to talk with you,” Japanese worker tells boss, gets sweet reaction to “serious” problem

Boss fears the worst, shows that he’s the best.

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The only woman managing a high school baseball team in Osaka does things a little differently

And she’s making a big difference for her players.

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Can you handle the heat? Japan’s one and only Curry College now enrolling new students

If you’re not good with spice, be sure to bring a gallon of milk with you to class. Read More

Japanese high schools abolish old rules, provide freedom with underwear, hair and dating

Pressured to review outdated prohibitions, an entire prefecture says goodbye to “relics of the past”.

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Teacher in Japan literally picks up truant kid, carries him out of house to make him go to class

Parents are less than pleased with overly hands-on approach to education.

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Osaka’s new remote-learning policy leaves teachers strained and forces students to go to school

Logistical mishaps and contradicting guidelines hinder what could be one of the best ways to lower COVID-19 community transmission.

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