Posts Tagged ‘Japanese’

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Average Faces of the World

November 23, 2011

Can you guess the countries?

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Sakura Sōgorō by Yamamoto Goi

October 22, 2011

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Foxy Digest: Dopamine, Google, and Takahata

August 16, 2009

I am resurrecting my weekly feature! Because I post most of the news on my Twitter now, I’ll copy a weekly summary to my blog for those who might have missed it :)

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Before Green Gables Anime Debut: March 16

March 1, 2009

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Why Excessive Manga Reading is Bad for You

November 27, 2008

Resembling some classic gaffes by U.S. President George W. Bush, Aso has recently been failing during speeches to correctly pronounce certain words, many of them commonly used in daily Japanese. The words are written in kanji in his scripts. Read the rest of this entry ?

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When Japanese Fail

November 22, 2008

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Japanese Style Gardens

November 22, 2008


Sam Clemens/Getty images. Kinkaku-ji, or the Golden Pavilion, is modeled after an impressive two-story building that was part of one of the oldest surviving Paradise gardens in Japan, Saiho-ji.

Simple yet stunning, Japanese gardens come in several varieties. Many people are familiar with the so-called Zen gardens (more accurately called Japanese rock gardens), but less so with other Japanese garden styles. This is unfortunate because Japanese gardens try to inspire serenity and introspection by incorporating symbolic and natural elements. In this article, you’ll learn about five styles of Japanese gardens that may help you achieve a little more inner peace.

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