Category Archives: JAPANESE LIFE

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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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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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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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]. From today I will introduce Japanese sayings and together with English explanation. Hope you find it interesting. What is … Continue reading

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A Japanese slang – Disuru (ディスる)

Explain a Japanese slang [emoi] means Continue reading

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A Japanese Event in August – A Japanese Summer Festival Obon [夏祭り/おぼん]

What is the Summer Festival・Obon? Obon (おぼん)is a Buddhist festival celebrating the return of the spirits of one’s ancestors. Toro (とうろう) lanterns are lit to welcome the ancestors back to the house. Having said that some religions does not do … Continue reading

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The 6 Olympic Athletes Who Did Not Follow the Rules Not Participate

According to NHK Net News Web Easy, There are rules to follows at The Tokyo Olympic in order to prevent from spreading the corona virus. On 1st of August, the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has made ID cards of six … Continue reading

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8 Japanese Expressions for Illness

The Illness expressions When you get Japan you might end up being sick. But if you know simple expressions how to describe your feeling it will be great help to doctors as well as to yourself. Here are some of … 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]. From today I will introduce Japanese sayings and together with English explanation. Hope you find it interesting. What is … Continue reading

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The Japanese Comics「Golgo 13」201st Book published. Set A New Guinness World Records

According to the News Web Easy, the 「Golgo 13」is the gekiga (Graphic novel・Japanese comics) which Mr Takao Saito has been continuing on a magazine since 1968. The main character, of which nationality is unknown, is doing activities by using a … Continue reading

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A Japanese Event in July – The Star Festival – Tanabata (七夕・たなばた)

Japan is an country of many events. Today is the Star Festival – Tanabata. A table of contents What is The Star Festival (Tanabata 七夕)? History of Tanabata The origin of Tanabata decorations(七夕飾り) 5 colors of Tanzaku (短冊) and the … Continue reading

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The Experiment With Mice 「The foods contained too much fat cause less hair」

According to the News Web Easy, the Tokyo Medical and Dental University and the Tokyo University as groups have studied the relation between foods and hairs and have published in a science magazine 「The Nature」. The group gave adult mice … Continue reading

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Tokyo Downtown – Katsushika Shibamata

I have a notification on my Facebook this morning saying that three year ago I was in Tokyo visiting Katsushika Shibamata. So I though I should introduce you this place. Perhaps the town is not introduced as a major sightseeing … Continue reading

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The Japanese Rainy Season Words 梅雨の季節言葉 (つゆのきせつことば)

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TOKYO OLYMPIC 2020 – An Australian Team Arrive in Japan

According to NHK Net News Easy, an Australian team of about 30 softball players arrived in Japan on 1st June due to starting a training camp. It was the first foreigner Olympic team to come to Japan. After having a … Continue reading

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[2021 Latest] Top 10 Popular Japanese Garden

The website rprt.jp has selected Top 10 Popular Japanese Garden 2021. I will introduce those most popular Japanese Gardens below; 1.Ashikaga Flower Park あしかがフラワーパーク 〒329-4216栃木県足利市迫間町607. 607 Hasama Cho, Ashikaga City, Tochigi Pref 329-4216 Tel: +81-284-91-4939. The website indicates as ” … Continue reading

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