Kotaete: Q&A on Japan

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Kotaete is our question and answer (Q&A) module. This is where you can submit your questions about all things Japanese to the Kanpai-chan (the Kanpai community).

This section, which acts as a modern forum about Japan, is obviously open to everyone: ask your questions and share your Japanese knowledge with other users.

Latest questions asked

  • What is this banana fruit whipped cream sandwich from a konbini?

    - I visited japan a couple weeks back, and i tried a banana fruit whipped cream sandwich from either 7/11 or family mart. I tried googling the name and i searched both 7/11 and family nart sites but i didnt see it. Was supposed to recreate the said food.
  • How can I hire a Japanese cook to bring him to my country and open a sweets shop?

    - Hi, I hope you are all doing well. This is my first engagement in this forum and I hope I can get the answer I'm looking for. I just want to express how much I love the Japanese culture and I was blessed to visit this dream country back in 2016. Looking forward...
  • N'EX Round trip ticket to Shinjuku and from Ofuna

    - can i use n'ex round trip ticket 4000 yen for the route-*Narita airport --- shinjuku station*? return from *ofuna station - Narita airport*?
  • Exactly how much THC is allowable in CBD oil in Japan?

    - I recently became aware that CBD oil is legal in Japan. My question is: What percent of THC is allowed in CBD products in Japan? I've done quite a bit of shopping and researching online, and although there are a limited number of CBD products available with 0% THC, most...
  • Ghibli sake bottle?

    - How can I order a Ghibli sake bottle? Thank you.
  • Margarine in Japan?

    - Why there is no margarine in Japan? At least I didn't find it anywhere except our hotels breakfast buffet which has japanese-italian dishes. Is it true that there is only butter to put on breads etc? Or if there is, where I can found it? I also noticed that there is no...
  • Subbed movies in Japanese cinemas?

    - hello i may visit japan this summer and i am a big fan of japanese animation and especially of makoto 's Shinkai movies. So i am planning to visit japan at the end of july and i want to know if there is any kind of subbed movies in japanese cinemas as i am looking forward...
  • Growing Na-no-hana in the US?

    - I lived in Japan for more than 30 years and studied ikebana all of those years. Now I live in Washington State and want to grow the kind of Nanohana that I bought in flower shops. It is a different variety than the type grown in fields and that grows wild here in...
  • Changing for tourist to work visa with a COE from within Japan ?

    - Hello, I need help for some procedures. I have received a COE 1 week ago for a 3 years long visa in japan, but I am already in japan with a tourist visa. I did not plan to apply from my home country which is far, and want to apply for the visa from within japan. ...
  • Name of a play/live action about Sengoku period in a castle

    - Hi all, so i've been so into this live action or play by some japanese people dresses like in a sengoku era, they do some street play in front of a castle, but i really forget their group names! They even have a website and youtube, but i totally forget and have no record...