Category Archives: Japanese Language

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 Event – A Star Festival (Tanabata)

7th July Thursday 2022, today is a star festival in Japan. It is called Tanabata (七夕). If anyone does not know what is Tanabata please refer to my last year’s blog which I explained many things about Tanabata. Please click … 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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Summer solstice (夏至/Geshi)

Tuesday, 21 June 2022 What is Geshi? Today is the day which has the longest hour from the sunrise till the sunset in the Northern Hemisphere (Kitahankyu・北半球). The position of the sun reaches the highest. After this day a daytime is … Continue reading

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90’s Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Asahi o Mini Iko/Let’s go to see the Sunrise by Smap

Asashi o Mini Iko The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song called [Asahi o Mini IkoStay With Me/Let’s go to see the sunrise] by Smap. Smap is a Japanese boy group consists of 5 memberS, of Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura, … Continue reading

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Japanese Kanji – Love

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. LOVE/AI 愛 What do you … Continue reading

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Bears living near a town increased, Kanazaza city searches

According to News Web Easy, recently there has been an increase of bears coming to the areas where people living. Kanazawa City asked an expert at Ishikawa Prefectural University to search where bears are living at a mountain from July … Continue reading

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80’s Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Stay With Me by Miki Matsubara

Stay With Me (松原みき) The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song called [Stay With Me] by Miki Matsubara. Miki Matsubara was a sing song writer. She passed away of cervical cancer at just age of 44. The might night door … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “丹後の国のたんよむ・Tanyomu in Tango Province “

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

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – The Time by Crap Clap

The Time (Crap Clap) The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song called [The Time] by Crap Clap. Here in UK it is rainy day and it’s just 18 degree. It is not warm enough for me to be active so … Continue reading

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Foreigners come to Japan for a Trip – Shops at Asakusa Prepare

According to News Web Easy, foreigners who can enter Japan has been increased to 20, 000 people per day from 1st June 2022. Foreigners will be able to travel with tour guides from 10th June 2022. A souvenir shop at … Continue reading

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