schools

Manga artist wants Japanese teachers to feel, for two seconds, how dumb their girls’ dress code is

Masayuki Ishikawa is fed up with a rule that keeps schoolgirls cold all winter long.

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Japanese high school adds culottes to uniforms to better accommodate gender diversity

Changes also coming to blazer buttons at Hyogo school.

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Japan does “Scared Straight” quite differently with stunt performers and bicycles 【Videos】

Kids are still in for a memorable lesson though.

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Japanese defecation survey says kids struggle with Japanese toilets, contributing to constipation

Girls seem to be much better than boys at using Japan’s traditional squat toilets.

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Japanese high school’s chime rings in middle of the night, freaks out countryside town【Video】

It’s like something out of a J-horror movie.

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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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