Wide Island View

The Wide Island View is a webzine written for and by members of the JET Programme in Hiroshima, Japan. 

In addition to news and information about events for Hiroshima JETs, the Wide Island View publishes content of interest to JETs throughout Japan including articles about travel, Japanese culture, Japanese study, recipes and more. All JETs and JET alumni are encouraged to contribute, as well as other members of the English speaking community throughout Japan. Welcome and enjoy! 

Nihon Poi!! Coping With Winter

  Note from the webtoon illustrator* Nihon-poi is a term in Japanese that basically translates to Japanese-ish, or something characteristically Japanese. Japonesque if you would. Every day that I spend living and working in Japan, I learn something new about it – culturally, socially, fundamentally… and especially working with kids, there are hilarious, adorable, eye-browRead More

Nihon Poi!: Thanks, Kids.

*Note from the webtoon illustrator* Nihon-poi is a term in Japanese that basically translates to Japanese-ish, or something characteristically Japanese. Japonesque if you would. Every day that I spend living and working in Japan, I learn something new about it – culturally, socially, fundamentally… and especially working with kids, there are hilarious, adorable, eye-brow raising,Read More