The historic Japantowns have served our community for over 100 years, but there are many untold stories that reveal a spooky side of these neighborhoods.Read Article >>
We've compiled a list of some favorite Japanese horror movies that will make you want to yell "Kowai!"Read Article >>
Hawaii is a spiritual place and no stranger to its share of ghost stories. I had my own encounter in 2015 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii.Read Article >>
Halloween in Japan is rather new. Like many western influences that jumped the Pacific, the Japanese are slowly making it their own.Read Article >>
We love dogs. We love costumes. We love Halloween. Put them all together? Dog Costume Halloween Party! We rate the goodest boys in their goodest costumes.Read Article >>
It's the most pumpkin time of the year! We've compiled a list of fun activities to do to stay safe, but still have a happy Halloween.Read Article >>
Americans have likely heard the "don't step on a crack or you'll break your mother's back" superstition. But other countries have their own silly phrases, including Japan.Read Article >>
While there are no Halloween parties to look forward to this year, we have some easy and cheap Asian/Asian American costume ideas for your Zoom party at work or with friends.Read Article >>
This past June, Okaeri LA hosted the first ever Queer Obon (we think), or a festival designed to bring LGBTQ+ people together in community for this important Buddhist holiday.
Yo! Camp 2023 was one for the ages. Read on.
If I really think about it I know there were many people who thought that my mix of backgrounds was cool throughout my childhood; however, I can’t help but focus on those in my life that made me feel like I didn’t belong.
Learning to balance my frugality alongside some fatherly finance advice.
Tired of somen? Try these Japanese summer dishes out!
I’m here to guide you through the unbearable and excruciating… I mean, FUN AND ACTION-PACKED opportunity of being dragged…BROUGHT to a bases of ball game.
It has been a dream year for Asian Americans in global sport.
When I got cancer, I thought that would be my biggest problem. I was very wrong.
How a mom of two navigates the difficult lesson of inclusivity—which you would think is easy as a minority, but it's a little more complicated.
For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, the Intercollegiate Taiko Invitational (ITI) was held at UC Davis, co-hosted by Davis’ Bakuhatsu Taiko Dan and UC Berkeley’s Cal Raijin Taiko. But what’s the big fuss, and why should the community care?
Now that the summer, graduation, and the prospect of the future are inching closer, I thought this might be the perfect time to assuage some of the growing fears around the job search and career transition, especially for our college-aged readers.