Category Archives: A Japanese Slang

Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Tokyo (東京) by The Lamb

The Lamb 「Tokyo (東京) 」 The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song is called [Tokyo] by The Lamb.  “The Lamb” are a Japanese city pop band that just recently released their new album Debut. “Tokyo” is the lead single from the … Continue reading

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A Japanese Film 「Drive My Car」Get an Award in USA

According to NHK news web easy, on 9th, an American movies awards 「Golden Glove Awards」were announced. 「Golden Glove Awards」are selected by a group of foreign reporters every year. Among these awards, the Japanese film called 「Drive my car/ドライブ・マイ・カー」which filmed by … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ]

It is just like English sayings and phrases, there are Japanese sayings and phrases as well. It is called [kotowaza ことわざ]. What is the KOTOWAZA? Kotowaza is the Japanese saying/phrases which expresses people’s wisdom and it has been told by … Continue reading

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8 Traditional Japanese New Year’s Playings & Games

During new year’s holiday Japanese might play particular things and play an traditional games with families and friends. Today I introduce 8 interesting Japanese new year’s plays and games. 1. Hanetsuki (羽根つき) – a traditional Japanese badminton-like  The typical traditional … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) — 何もいらない (Don’t Need Anything) Nani mo Iranai By Ryusenkei (流線形) & Atsuko Hiyajo (比屋定篤子)

HAPPY NEW YEAR! The Sunday J-pop time again! An it is a sunny day wow! Today’s song is called [Nani mo Iranai/Don’t need anything] which was released in 2009. I think the sound is smooth and relaxing. It’s Jazzy sound … Continue reading

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A Japanese Event/Festival in January – Sagicho 「左義長」

Sagicho 「左義長」- A Fire Festival In my previous blog I was talking about the Japanese new year’s decorations and has mentioned how to dispose them. A fire festival called “Sagicho”「左義長(さぎちょう)」 is an event held on 7th or 15th of January … Continue reading

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A Japanese slang – Ake Ome and Koto Yoro (あけおめ・ことよろ)

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2022 (kingashinnen/きんがしんねん・謹賀新年)

I just want to say big thank you to all wordpress bloggers to visit my blogs. And wishing you all good health and happiness. The year 2022 may brings you all better prosperity!! Hope you had a lovely new year’s … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – ODAIBA TOKYO BAY (お台場東京ベェイ) By Yushi Nakajima

Sunday J-pop – 「Odaba Tokyo Bay」released on 16 Sep 2021. HAPPY NEW YEAR! A first Sunday J-pop in 2022! How were your Christmas and New year eve? I was eating a lot and drinking a bit (I had been good … Continue reading

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A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [Osho-gatsu] “A New Year” (お正月) 

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Toori wa Mada (通りはまだ) By Keisuke Sakamoto

Sunday J-pop – Toori wa mada「The street is still」 Another Sunday J-pop time! How is your Christmas holiday so far? I have been eating and drinking, spending time with love one. Today’s song is called [Toori wa Mada]. This song … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Fuyu Ga Hajimaru Yo (冬がはじまるよ) By Noriyuki Makihara

Sunday J-pop – Fuyu ga hajimaru yo「Winter is about to begin」 Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? Christmas cards started arriving. Apparently recently it was snow in Japan. It is already in Winter but the song I introduce today … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ]

It is just like English sayings and phrases, there are Japanese sayings and phrases as well. It is called [kotowaza ことわざ]. What is the KOTOWAZA? Kotowaza is the Japanese saying/phrases which expresses people’s wisdom and it has been told by … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Story By AI and Takumi Kitamura

Sunday J-pop – 「Story」 Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? We are living the era in which we need to be strong and never give up on our life. With dreams and hopes we must carry on. We … Continue reading

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A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [Takibi] “A Bonfire” (たき火) 

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Tasogare No Bay City By Junko Yagami

Sunday J-pop – 「Tasogare no Bay City・黄昏のBay City」Bay City in Twilight Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? Following the last week song, this week again, I introduce a song about lost love. In this bitterly weather it makes … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ]

It is just like English sayings and phrases, there are Japanese sayings and phrases as well. It is called [kotowaza ことわざ]. What is the KOTOWAZA? Kotowaza is the Japanese saying/phrases which expresses people’s wisdom and it has been told by … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – AITAKUTE IMA BY MISHAI

Sunday J-pop – 「AITAKUTE IMA」I want to see you now! Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? It has been strange week. After the pleasure the suffering came. Life is up and down. When people are unhappy they tend … Continue reading

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A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [Aka Tonbo] “A Red Dragonfly” (あかとんぼ) 

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Ready to Fly by Masayoshi Takanaka

Sunday J-pop – 「Ready to Fly」 Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? Today’s Sunday J-pop is a bit different taste. Anyone who plays a guitar, then check it out. The song called [Ready to Fly] by Masayoshi Takanaka, … Continue reading

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