Category Archives: A Japanese Slang

Sunday 80’s J-POP (Japanese Pops) – This Is All I Have For You by Makoto Matsushita

This is all I have for you The Sunday J-pop time again! This week for me was a musical week. I love music, particularly I love funky Jazzy song. Today song matches to my preference perfectly. From 1981, the song … Continue reading

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A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [ Umi] “The Sea” (海) 

Introducing a children song for a rainy day Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “くらげのしっぱい・A Failure of A Jellyfish “

This is about a Japanese Picture book story – A radish and a carrot and burdock Continue reading

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Took a Video of A Deep Sea Fish 「A Oarfish/Ryugu no Tsukai」

According to News Web Easy, on 29th July, men who were swimming at the sea at Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi found a long big oarfish. This fish lives at the deep sea but was swimming at the shallow areas. One week … Continue reading

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Vegetables Grown Too Big Due to Heatwave Are To Sell Instead of Throwing Away

According to News Web Easy, The hot days have been continuing. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries there are some vegetables grow bigger than normal sizes due to hot weather. They are perfectly fine to eat but … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Sukiyaki (Ue o Muite Aruko) by Kyu Sakamoto

Monroe Walk The Sunday J-pop time again! It has been hot in UK and so far no rainfall. Today’s song that I introduce is called Sukiyaki, a Japanese title is ue o mukite aruko in 1961. Ue o muite aruko … Continue reading

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A transsexual boxer who became man from a woman 「I want to be professional.」

According to News Web Easy, Go Shindo, a boxer, used to be a female champion of WBC (World Boxing Council). After he stopped boxing in 2017, she undergone the surgery to become a man. Last year he started practicing to … Continue reading

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Japanese Kanji – KIND

When you look at a Japanese kanji, first comes to your mind is probably how complected it looks . But do you know that it has meanings. Today I show you one of Japanese Kanji. KIND 優しい What do you … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases/Proverb・ – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Uso mo houben

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 嘘も方便 Uso mo houben Uso – a lie Houben – a way used to achieve something Circumstances may … Continue reading

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Sunday 80’s J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Monroe Walk by Yoshitake Minami

Monroe Walk The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song called Monroe Walk by Yoshitaka Minami. It is Latino disco sounds. It is perfect for a sunny Sunday afternoon. It first released in April 1979. After that in 80s, an ideal … Continue reading

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「Aomori Nebuta Festival」Begins from 2nd August After Two years cancellations

According to News Web Easy, 「Amomori Nebuta Matsuri」is famous summer festival at Tohoku. Two years ago and last year were cancelled due to Covit-19. This year is due to start from 2nd August until 7th August. 「Mebuta」is a big lantern … Continue reading

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Sunday 80’s J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Snob Na Yoru He (スノッブな夜へ) by Yurie Kokubu

Snob Na Yoru He The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song called 「Snob Na Yoru He」by Yurie Kokubu. She is a sing song writer. To be honest I did not know her. Currently she is working with Tatsuyo Yamashita and … Continue reading

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Sunday 80’s J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Natsu No Owari No Harmony (夏の終わりのハーモニー) by Kouji Tamaki (Anzen Chitai) and Yosui Inoue

Yasashisa ni Tsutsumareta nara The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song called 「Natsu No Owari No Harmoney」by Kouji Tamakiand Yosui Inoue. Kouji Tmaki composed its song and Yosui Inoue wrote its lyrics. Two major talented musicians duet is something rare … Continue reading

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A Chinese man who created a manga pirate site penalized

According to News Web Easy, 「A pirate site」where manga and anime can be uploaded without a permission has been an issue. 「Manga Bank」is a pirate site which can be seen in Japan and got 10 million accesses in a past … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Yasashisa ni Tsutsumareta nara (やさしさに包まれたなら) by Yumi Arai (Yumi Mattoya)

Yasashisa ni Tsutsumareta nara The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song called [Yasashisa ni tsutsumareta nara] by Yumi Arai The song was written and composed by Yumi Arai (currently Yumi Mattoya). I am very happy today because I have started … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases/Proverb・ – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Uo gokoro areba mizu gokoro

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 魚心あれば水心I Uo gokoro areba mizu gokoro Uo – fish Mizu – water Kokoro/gokoro – heart If you … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – The Fight Song by Arashi

The Fight Song (ファイントソング) by Arashi The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song called [The Fight Song] by Arashi Although I can not see their concerts at the moment as Arashi is taking a break from their activities as a … Continue reading

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Japanese Kanji – Confidence

When you look at a Japanese kanji, first comes to your mind is probably how complected it looks . But do you know that it has meanings. Today I show you one of Japanese Kanji. CONFIDENCE/JISHIN 自信 What do you … Continue reading

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The Cheapest bending Machine in Osaka -10 yen per bottle

According to News Web Easy, the prices of products are increasing, however, there is a bending machine that we can get a drink at 10 yen from in Osaka. Instead of drinks’ images cats’ images are printed on the bending … Continue reading

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80’s Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – The Theme From Big Wave by Tatsuro Yamashita

The Theme From Big Wave The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song called [The Theme From Big Wave] by Tatsuro Yamashita Although I was born in Nagano where is surrounded by mountains I love/prefer sea. One of the nicest memories … Continue reading

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