Japan Advise

Learn Japanese and learn about Japan

About JapanAdvise.com

JapanAdvise.com will advise you on learning Japanese and finding out about Japan.

Japan Advise comes from Kittredge Cherry, author of Womansword: What Japanese Words Say About Women. She studied in Japan on a Rotary International Journalism scholarship at Kobe College and International Christian University in Tokyo.

She has written about Japan for such publications as Newsweek and the Wall Street Journal. Her popular “Cool Words” column was a regular feature at the Asahi Weekly from 2006 to 2009. The New York Times Book Review praised her “very graceful, erudite” writing style. Her specialties include writing about women’s issues, language, culture, and communication.

Ms. Cherry’s books have been translated into Chinese, German, Japanese, and Polish. She holds degrees in journalism, art history, and religion.

Kittredge Cherry at Daigo-ji Temple in Kyoto, 1980