Tag: japanese-traditional-company

An Outsider’s View on Kohai/Senpai Relationships Kohai/Senpai Relationships

Anyone who’s watched a bit of anime will have heard of the kohai and senpai relationship, and Japanese culture fans online often automatically think of the “Notice me, senpai!” trope from many a high school anime.

Only in Japan: A few basic concepts to clarify the mystery After-work drinking parties with their colleagues

Culture is a mysterious thing. It can dictate the food you eat, the games you play, even the colors you see. But for many people moving abroad to work, it can be even more confounding for not only is culture at large different, but the specifics of business and work add another layer of complexity.