Category Archives: A Japanese Slang

The restaurant where robots prepare meals is opened in Tokyo

According to News Web Easy, on 20th a restaurant where 7 robots works was opened. The restaurant is next to the Haneda Airport and anyone can use it. When a customer selects meals by a smart phone, a robot goes … Continue reading

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A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [Dokoka de Haru ga] “The Spring is somewhere” (どこかで春が) 

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Inu mo arukeba bo ni ataru

It is just like English sayings and phrases, there are Japanese sayings and phrases as well. It is called [kotowaza ことわざ]. Today’s kotowaza 犬も歩けば棒に当たる・Inu mo arukeba bo ni ataru The Origin Even for a dog if he is stumbled about、then … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Ryusei Taxi (Meteor Taxi) by Bell Mainz (ベルマインツ)

流星タクシー (Meteor Taxi) The Sunday J-pop time again! I came across a fantastic young band. The band is called Bell Mainz consists of three boys came from Kobe. Two vocalists and a song writer. The band united in 2018. After … Continue reading

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JR East Japan Railway – Hide Russian Language Guide but Put Them Back After Being Criticized as discrimination

According to News Web Easy, JR East Japan Railway Company has been hiding Russian guide on the signboard which are located at Ebisu station, Tokyo with a paper since 7th of this month. On the signboard such as 「Roppongi」「Nagamegura」were written … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “ぞうのくしゃみ・An Elephant’s sneezing “

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Kaze no Lonely Way by Kiyotaka Sugiyama (杉山清貴)

風のLonely Way (Lonely way of the wind) The Sunday J-pop time again! One number from Kiyotaka Sugiyama. This sound make me feel peaceful though its lryic are rather sad. Some romances make us only lonely and sometimes we decide to … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Isogaba Maware

It is just like English sayings and phrases, there are Japanese sayings and phrases as well. It is called [kotowaza ことわざ]. Today’s kotowaza 急がば回れ・Isogaba maware Its meaning This is an example of a situation which you are in a hurry. … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Broken heart by Mariya Takeuchi (竹内まりや)

Broken heart The Sunday J-pop time again! One number from Mariya Takeuchi, [Broken heart] was released in 1984. She sang in English. It will be so heartbroken to find out that your boyfriend are leaving you alone but just imagine … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “ぞうのくしゃみ・An Elephant’s sneezing “

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Sakura by Naotaro Moriyama (森山直太朗)

Sakura (さくら) The Sunday J-pop time again! There are graduations season in Japan now. This song is one of the popular number to sing at a ceremony. It is called [Sakura] Cherry Blossoms, written and sang by Naotaro Moriyama. The … Continue reading

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A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [Hana] “The Flowers” (花) 

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The Character for「Osaka Kansai Expo」decided

According to News Web Easy, there will be Osaka Kansai Expo in 2025. The Expo is a big event where countries around world will introduce the cultures and the technologies and many people will gather from world. The character used … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Isha no fuyojyo

It is just like English sayings and phrases, there are Japanese sayings and phrases as well. It is called [kotowaza ことわざ]. Today’s kotowaza 医者の不養生・Isha no fuyojyo (A physician often neglects his own health) The Origin Doctors usually tell their patients … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Still by Arashi (嵐)

Still (Arashi) The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song is called [Still] by Arashi. Arashi is a Japanese boy band. This song is a coupling track and this special arrangement was made while they had concerts in Hawaii. Arashi is … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “海の水はなぜからい・Why sea water is spicy (salty)?”

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NGO「The important things when you talk about wars with children」

According to News Web Easy, there might be children who are feeling scary after watching the news about Russia has attacked Ukraine. NGO, Save the Children Japan has introduced the five important things when we talk about wars with children … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “海の水はなぜからい・Why sea water is spicy?”

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Lemon by Kenshi Yonezu (米津玄師)

Lemon (Kenshi Yonezu) The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song is called [Lemon], written and sang by Kenshi Yonezu who is a musical artist. The video is official MV in 2018. This song received commercial success. It was released in … Continue reading

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Sunday 90’s J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Dance Dance Dance by Shonentai ダンス ダンス ダンス (少年隊)

Dance Dance Dance (Kome Kome Club) The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song is called [Dance Dance Dance] by Shonentai from 1990. It is not their song but I like their version. The reason why I have chosen this song … Continue reading

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