Category Archives: JAPANESE SOCIETY

JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “ぞうのくしゃみ・An Elephant’s sneezing “

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Sakura by Naotaro Moriyama (森山直太朗)

Sakura (さくら) The Sunday J-pop time again! There are graduations season in Japan now. This song is one of the popular number to sing at a ceremony. It is called [Sakura] Cherry Blossoms, written and sang by Naotaro Moriyama. The … Continue reading

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A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [Hana] “The Flowers” (花) 

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The Character for「Osaka Kansai Expo」decided

According to News Web Easy, there will be Osaka Kansai Expo in 2025. The Expo is a big event where countries around world will introduce the cultures and the technologies and many people will gather from world. The character used … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Isha no fuyojyo

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 医者の不養生・Isha no fuyojyo (A physician often neglects his own health) The Origin Doctors usually tell their patients … Continue reading

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Still by Arashi (嵐)

Still (Arashi) The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song is called [Still] by Arashi. Arashi is a Japanese boy band. This song is a coupling track and this special arrangement was made while they had concerts in Hawaii. Arashi is … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “海の水はなぜからい・Why sea water is spicy (salty)?”

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NGO「The important things when you talk about wars with children」

According to News Web Easy, there might be children who are feeling scary after watching the news about Russia has attacked Ukraine. NGO, Save the Children Japan has introduced the five important things when we talk about wars with children … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “海の水はなぜからい・Why sea water is spicy?”

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Sunday J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Lemon by Kenshi Yonezu (米津玄師)

Lemon (Kenshi Yonezu) The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song is called [Lemon], written and sang by Kenshi Yonezu who is a musical artist. The video is official MV in 2018. This song received commercial success. It was released in … Continue reading

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Sunday 90’s J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Dance Dance Dance by Shonentai ダンス ダンス ダンス (少年隊)

Dance Dance Dance (Kome Kome Club) The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song is called [Dance Dance Dance] by Shonentai from 1990. It is not their song but I like their version. The reason why I have chosen this song … Continue reading

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「The Japanese Sword missing for over 70 years」Was In Australia

There was a national treasure Japanese sward at a shrine called [Kagoshima Jingu] in Kagoshima. However, in 1945, after the Second World War ended, it went missing and could not find it. This sword was found in Australia. The person … Continue reading

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Sunday 80’s J-POP (Japanese Pops) – I・CAN・BE by Kome Kome Club (米米クラブ)

I・CAN・BE (Kome Kome Club) The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song is called [I・CAN・BE] written and sung by Kome Kome Club. The single was released in 1985. Kome Kome Club is a Japanese pop rock band formed in 80’s and … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Knocking a Stone Bridge Before Crossing

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 石橋をたたいて渡る・Ishibashi o tataite wataru (Knocking a stone bridge before crossing it.) The Origin Although the stone bridge … Continue reading

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Sunday 80’s J-POP (Japanese Pops) – Kamen Buyo kai (仮面舞踊会) by Shonentai

Kamen Buyo Kai (Masquerade ball) The Sunday J-pop time again! Today’s song is called [Kamen Buyo Kai] by Shonentai from 80’s. Kamen Buyo Kai (仮面舞踊会) was the Shonentai’s debut song. When these three boys appeared on TV for a first … Continue reading

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「Please use AED to help person whose heart has stopped」

According to NHK news web easy, ADE is a device to make a heart to re-establish with an electricity when someone’s heart has stopped and collapsed. Anyone who is not even a doctor is able to use it as well. In … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “カミナリのおむこさん・A Son-in-low of The Thunder”

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The Primary School In Nagano Pref Has the Skating Lessons at The Paddy Field

According to NHK news web easy, the primary school in Komoro City in Nagano, is giving the lessons of how to grow rice at the paddy field. In winters, the neighbors and the school put water in a paddy field … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Three Years on A Stone

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 石の上にも三年・Ishi no ue nimo san nen (Three years on the stone) The Origin Even if a stone … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “カミナリのおむこさん・A Son-in-low of The Thunder”

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