Category Archives: JAPANESE LIFE

Karuizawa Nagano 軽井沢 長野県

I brought up in Nagano. Nagano has many ski resorts. One unforgettable place in Nagano is called Karuizawa. Many tourists visit there in summer to cool down because Karuizawa in summers is very comfortable weather. In winters people visits for … Continue reading

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すき焼き(SUKIYAKI) これなに(何)?WHAT IS THIS?

The cold weather has arrived. In western countries, people might eat a sausage casserole and a beef and vegetable casserole to keep themselves warm. The Japanese eat a casserole/stew too. Thinking of keeping warm in this cold weather, I suddenly … 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]. What is the KOTOWAZA? Kotowaza is the Japanese saying/phrases which expresses people’s wisdom and it has been told by … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Story By AI and Takumi Kitamura

Sunday J-pop – 「Story」 Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? We are living the era in which we need to be strong and never give up on our life. With dreams and hopes we must carry on. We … Continue reading

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A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [Takibi] “A Bonfire” (たき火) 

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Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021, To Endeavor to Eliminate undernourished People by 2030

According to NHK Net News Web Easy, Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021 was held at Tokyo this month. At the conference, the following issues were discussed. The half of the causes for which the children died around the world … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “うなぎの かばやき・ Grilled Eels”

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “うなぎの かばやき・ Grilled Eels”

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Tasogare No Bay City By Junko Yagami

Sunday J-pop – 「Tasogare no Bay City・黄昏のBay City」Bay City in Twilight Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? Following the last week song, this week again, I introduce a song about lost love. In this bitterly weather it makes … 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]. What is the KOTOWAZA? Kotowaza is the Japanese saying/phrases which expresses people’s wisdom and it has been told by … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – AITAKUTE IMA BY MISHAI

Sunday J-pop – 「AITAKUTE IMA」I want to see you now! Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? It has been strange week. After the pleasure the suffering came. Life is up and down. When people are unhappy they tend … Continue reading

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A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [Aka Tonbo] “A Red Dragonfly” (あかとんぼ) 

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Around Lake Chuzenji, Nikko, Tochigi, is lit up for the Night View

According to NHK Net News Web Easy, around the Lake Chuzenji, Nikko, Tochigi has been lit up for an enjoyable beautiful night view in order to attract many tourists for sightseeing after the autumn leaves season gone. At the famous … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Ready to Fly by Masayoshi Takanaka

Sunday J-pop – 「Ready to Fly」 Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? Today’s Sunday J-pop is a bit different taste. Anyone who plays a guitar, then check it out. The song called [Ready to Fly] by Masayoshi Takanaka, … Continue reading

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A Japanese Event in November – Shichi-go-san (七・五・三)

It is already November! Time flies. The season of the autumn leaves. Christmas is just round the corner. There are many events held in November in Japan. For instance, 3rd of November was a cultural day. However today I would … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Morning Kiss by Junk Fujiyama

Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? It is already “Good afternoon” time. How do you spend Sunday morning? Someone might starts the morning with a kiss.   Today’s Sunday J-pop is called 「Morning Kiss」by Junk Fujiyama. It was … Continue reading

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Matsuda, A Car Stops Automatically When A Drive Feels unwell

According to NHK Net News Web Easy, [ Matsuda], an automobile company made a system for which makes a car stop automatically and safely when a driver suddenly become unwell. An camera checks a driver’s eyes’ movement. When the camera … Continue reading

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Three Days Quarantines Period for Business Passengers Who Enter Japan

According to NHK Net News Web Easy, the Japanese government has been requiring for all passengers who arrived and entered to Japan to do 14 days quarantines period at either hotels or their homes in order to prevent from spreading … Continue reading

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A Japanese Event in October – Supotsu no hi (スポーツの日)/ Sports Day

Nowadays there are many events held in October in Japan. One of the a well-known events since I was a child is called Spotsu no hi currently names. (スポーツの日). Former name was Taiiku no hi (体育の日)and it was 10th of October … 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]. What is the KOTOWAZA? Kotowaza is the Japanese saying/phrases which expresses people’s wisdom and it has been told by … Continue reading

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