Focusing on Japanese Subculture

through language, music, movies, books, people, and products

Are you a Japanese language aficianado? Check out the Japanosocope Japanese language learning resources

We’ve started looking at putting some Japanese gift ideas including Japanese Gifts for her, Japanese gifts for him pages, gifts for sushi lovers or perhaps a Naruto Hoodie for the anime lover? Maybe a Kotatsu for winter?  Ok, that might be a bit over the top…

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At Japanoscope we aim to go deeper than Samurai and Sakura blossoms. We have write and translate a lot around music culture.

We also look at Japanese Products, including home, and clothing.

Who is behind this site?

I’m Peter Joseph Head. I lived in Japan for four years as a student at Kyoto City University of the Arts doing a Masters Degree, have toured the country six times playing music and speak Japanese (JLPT N1). I’ve written songs in Japanese and have released several albums through Tokyo label Majikick Records.