Category Archives: Japanese Language

Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – You and I by Haruma Miura

Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been?  The sun is hiding behind clouds here in UK. So I though I want to listen something warm and healing. Today’s Sunday J-pop is called 「You and I」written and sung by Haruma … Continue reading

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Enjoy The Halloween at 「The Virtual Shibuya 」This Year

According to NHK Net News Web Easy, The Tokyo Shibuya Ward Tourism Association is to hold the Halloween event at [Vitural Shibuya] on internet from 16th October till 31st October this year again. [Vitural Shibuya] is enjoyable by uploading an … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Single Again/シングル・アゲン by Mariya Takeuchi

Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been?  I was discouraged and disappointed but I over came. There are always someone better than us but it is not easy to accept when it was taken away from that person. life … Continue reading

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AUTUMN Words 秋の言葉 (あきのことば)

Konnichiwa Just few weeks ago, we had a Indian summer but definitely the autumn has arrived. The air is cooler and my sun flowers are ending their life. The Japanese always say “Autumn is the best season for eating and … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Michiteiku Taion/満ちていく体温 by Blu-Swing

Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been?  For me it was hectic week and a bit of unexpected happening occurred. Although the summer had gone and autumn has arrived here, in my heart it is still summer. Today’s Sunday … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “わらしべ長者・WARASHIBE CHOUJYA”

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Magic Ways by Tasuro Yamashita

Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been?  It has been enjoyable week for me, driving down to the seaside as we had the last Indian Summer, watching friend’s performance etc. Today’s Sunday J-pop is called 「Magic Ways」. When I … Continue reading

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A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [A Rabbit] “Usagi” (うさぎ・兎) 

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A Japanese Event in September – Tukimi (Jyugoya)/ moon viewing

It has been Indian Summer here in UK however it feels that the autumn has already arrived. According to a calendar it is the autumn season. This time I introduce one of Japanese events in September. It is called Tukimi … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “わらしべ長者・WARASHIBE CHOUJYA”

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Ippon No Ongaku (一本の音楽・One Music) by Kazuhito Murata

Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been?  It has been so busy week for me that I could not post any blog until today. My dear friend shared this song the other day. The song call 「Ippon no Ongaku」. … Continue reading

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63% Of Tohoku people 「The Tokyo Olympic was not supportive of the recovery」

According to NHK Net News Web Easy, The Tokyo Olympic had a theme of [recovery] to encourage people and support cities where were damaged by the Great East Japan earthquake 10 years ago. NHK took an questionnaire over the internet from … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Machi Monogatari (街物語・The story of the town) by Tatsuro Yamashita

Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been?  I have injured my ankle so I was taking it easy this week. Having lots of time relaxing I watched my favorite Japanese drama series called [Shinzaimono] written by Keigo Higashino again. … Continue reading

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18 Common Japanese Verbs to Describe Activities 

The verbs (Doshi/どうし・動詞)Part 2 Below are possible activities I or you may take, which outlined, just a general idea. When we describe what to do, we use the verb + masu form. A. The verb + masu. For example, to pray, … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Last Love by Rihwa

Another Sunday J-pop time! Today’s song is called [Last Love] by Rihwa. Rihwa (リファ) (born October 4, 1989 as Pak Rihwa (Korean: 박리화; Kanji: 朴梨華; Japanese: パク・リファ Paku Rifa) is a Japanese pop singer. by Wikipedia. This song was used as an inserted … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “Hoshitori Meijin/The Expert in Catching Stars”

This is about a Japanese Picture book story – A rolling rice ball [omusubi kororin]. Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Garasu no Palm Tree (ガラスのPalm Tree) by Sukiyama Kiyotaka & Omega Tribe

Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? I have been singing lots. There will be another performance on Bank holiday Monday. Today’s song is called 「Garasu no Palm Tree」by Kiyotaka Sugiyama & Omega Tribe. I have found a very … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “Hoshitori Meijin/The Expert in Catching Stars”

This is about a Japanese Picture book story – A rolling rice ball [omusubi kororin]. Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Wagamama Na High Heel (我がままなハイヒール) by Kaoru Akimoto (秋元薫)

Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? I had a great night on Friday. I sung. Music have energetic power and hearing power. Today’s song is called 「Wagamama Na High Heel」by Kaoru Akimoto. In 1986, the album called [ … Continue reading

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The Center Fixes Wheelchairs Is To Be Set up At Paralympic Village

According to NHK Net News Web Easy, The Tokyo Paralympic begins on 24th. About 4,400 athletes from approximately 160 countries and areas are participating it. Many athletes stay at the Paralympic Village at Chuo ku, Tokyo. Inside the Paralympic Village, … Continue reading

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