Posts Tagged ‘Japanese’

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Do Japanese Know Hatsune Miku and Her Greatest Hits?

November 3, 2008

Read the results of the survey and check out Miku’s videos and pictures :)

What about you? Do you know who she is?

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Asakiyumemishi – Tale of Genji Anime

November 3, 2008

The Tale of Genji turned 1000 this year. “The tale describes everything about life, such as what a human being is and what love is,” said Jakucho Setouchi, a translator of the novel into modern Japanese. Anime based on manga inspired by the classic Japanese novel will air in January 2009 on Fuji TV. Read the rest of this entry ?

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What Japanese Do When Nobody is Around?

November 2, 2008

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Shokotan vs Nunchaku Master

October 22, 2008

Who will win? Watch the videos and decide! Read the rest of this entry ?

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Food Kanji

October 21, 2008

Some food-related Kanji. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Pepper Keibu: Pink Lady and Morning Musume

October 7, 2008

Pink Lady, 2004

“Pepper Keibu” was released on August 25, 1976 by Pink Lady and then they released another version in 2004. Recently popular Japanese group Morning Musume recorded their version of the song. See how the song changed over the period of 30 years. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Japanese LDP Official Blames US Financial Bailout Failure on Woman Speaker

October 1, 2008

A top official with the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) apparently attributed the failure of a 700-billion-dollar financial bailout bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to its speaker being a woman. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Minister Nakayama: “Ethnically Homogenous” Japanese “Do not Like nor Desire Foreigners”

October 1, 2008

Prime Minister Taro Aso‘s Cabinet suffered a serious blow Sunday with the resignation of transport minister Nariaki Nakayama, who was under fire for several gaffes. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Most Japanese Don’t “Feed” Themselves

September 22, 2008

This is quite an interesting result of a recent survey. As I reported previously, Japanese blogs rule the world, but it seems that most people either do not use or don’t know how to use web feeds. Let’s look at the results in detail, but before we do, please tell me what is your experience?

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Are Japanese Actually Jewish?

September 22, 2008

One hypothesis states that the “Japanese are actually a part of the Lost Tribes of Israel. During the constant warfare and strife that engulfed Israel, 10 of the 12 Tribes of Israel dispersed into Asia and have since disappeared.” I highly doubt this is the case, but some of the similarities between Jewish and Japanese culture and language are quite interesting as can be seen in these videos. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Kido Shunzo and Kyugun

September 17, 2008

Today I am going to post about animals :) This is a true story about Kido Shunzo and his horse Kyugun. Unfortunately, very few articles covered this story in English, so I would like to remedy this situation a little :) Read the rest of this entry ?

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Best Firefox Extensions

September 16, 2008

Take a look at the best Firefox extensions that will make browsing that vast and infinite space an efficient and fun experience :) Read the rest of this entry ?

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