Category Archives: JAPANESE SOCIETY

Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Tokyo (東京) by The Lamb

The Lamb 「Tokyo (東京) 」 The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song is called [Tokyo] by The Lamb.  “The Lamb” are a Japanese city pop band that just recently released their new album Debut. “Tokyo” is the lead single from the … Continue reading

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A Japanese Film 「Drive My Car」Get an Award in USA

According to NHK news web easy, on 9th, an American movies awards 「Golden Glove Awards」were announced. 「Golden Glove Awards」are selected by a group of foreign reporters every year. Among these awards, the Japanese film called 「Drive my car/ドライブ・マイ・カー」which filmed by … 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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8 Traditional Japanese New Year’s Playings & Games

During new year’s holiday Japanese might play particular things and play an traditional games with families and friends. Today I introduce 8 interesting Japanese new year’s plays and games. 1. Hanetsuki (羽根つき) – a traditional Japanese badminton-like  The typical traditional … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) — 何もいらない (Don’t Need Anything) Nani mo Iranai By Ryusenkei (流線形) & Atsuko Hiyajo (比屋定篤子)

HAPPY NEW YEAR! The Sunday J-pop time again! An it is a sunny day wow! Today’s song is called [Nani mo Iranai/Don’t need anything] which was released in 2009. I think the sound is smooth and relaxing. It’s Jazzy sound … Continue reading

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A Japanese Traditional Background Music for A New Year – Haru no Umi (春の海)/Spring Sea

(春の海)Spring Sea composed by Michio Miyagi Every new year we hear musicians play “Spring Sea (Haru no Umi). And we all feel that the new year has surely came. Almost certainly we can not welcome a new year without this … Continue reading

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A Japanese Event/Festival in January – Sagicho 「左義長」

Sagicho 「左義長」- A Fire Festival In my previous blog I was talking about the Japanese new year’s decorations and has mentioned how to dispose them. A fire festival called “Sagicho”「左義長(さぎちょう)」 is an event held on 7th or 15th of January … Continue reading

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North Korea launches a potential missile, Drops at the Sea of Japan

From the NHK Net News Web Easy, according to the Ministry of Defense, 8 am on 5th, North Korea launched the potential missile towards the east. The Ministry of Defense thinks that if the missile which is similar to the … Continue reading

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Japanese New Year’s decoration (Oshogatsu no Kazari/お正月の飾り)

Hope you all had a lovely Christmas and a new year. And you all must have taken the Christmas decorations down by now. I want to tell you about the Japanese new year’s decoration today. Three typical items There are … Continue reading

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A Japanese slang – Ake Ome and Koto Yoro (あけおめ・ことよろ)

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2022 (kingashinnen/きんがしんねん・謹賀新年)

I just want to say big thank you to all wordpress bloggers to visit my blogs. And wishing you all good health and happiness. The year 2022 may brings you all better prosperity!! Hope you had a lovely new year’s … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – ODAIBA TOKYO BAY (お台場東京ベェイ) By Yushi Nakajima

Sunday J-pop – 「Odaba Tokyo Bay」released on 16 Sep 2021. HAPPY NEW YEAR! A first Sunday J-pop in 2022! How were your Christmas and New year eve? I was eating a lot and drinking a bit (I had been good … Continue reading

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A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [Osho-gatsu] “A New Year” (お正月) 

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A Japanese event in December -Nenmatsu Oosoji (大掃除) A Year-end Cleaning

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. The 25th and 26th fell into the weekend. As a result of that we had two days bank holiday 27th and 28th. Now we are approaching a new year 2022. Japanese people clean … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Toori wa Mada (通りはまだ) By Keisuke Sakamoto

Sunday J-pop – Toori wa mada「The street is still」 Another Sunday J-pop time! How is your Christmas holiday so far? I have been eating and drinking, spending time with love one. Today’s song is called [Toori wa Mada]. This song … Continue reading

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The Santa Claus Of The Lighting At The Night Sky, With 300 Drones

According to NHK Net News Web Easy, on 16th, 「The Christmas Drone Show」has started at Kamishihoro cho in Hokkaido in order to make everyone feel cheerful. At the show, 300 drones with LED lights flied at the night sky harmonizing … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pop) – Fuyu Ga Hajimaru Yo (冬がはじまるよ) By Noriyuki Makihara

Sunday J-pop – Fuyu ga hajimaru yo「Winter is about to begin」 Another Sunday J-pop time! How have you been? Christmas cards started arriving. Apparently recently it was snow in Japan. It is already in Winter but the song I introduce today … 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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