Hanko: The Traditional Japanese Name Seal

Hanko for foreigners How to make Japanese name seal

In Japan, one of the most important tools for personal identification and authorization is the Hanko, a traditional name seal used for signing official documents, opening bank accounts, and more. Despite the rise of digital signatures, Hanko still plays a significant role in Japanese society and culture. A Hanko is a small, cylindrical object made of materials like wood, ivory, … Read More

How to Write Your Name in Japanese (Katakana)

If you’re learning Japanese, one of the first things you should learn is how to introduce yourself! And you can’t do that unless you know your name in Japanese, right? Here is how to write your name in Japanese!