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Trash Translated

May 14, 2007

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To make sure everyone clearly understands the message, a multi-lingual garbage collection rules by the Kawasaki Municipal Government workers’ union is now available in Japanese (hiragana), English, Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, Spanish and Portuguese. via Japundit Advertisements

Nintendo owns Japan?

May 12, 2007

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See the Japanese Chart for Week Ending 06th May 2007 for a ranking of video games sold on all platforms. Looking at the chart, the very first thing you will notice is that you won’t find PS3 or Xbox 360 on the list, not even a shadow of these consoles. Luckily for the PSP it […]

Japanese Floating Worlds

May 12, 2007

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More on the field of arts, a comprehensive article about Ukiyo-e which are Japanese woodblock prints and paintings is an interesting read that will let you find out that it is what those familiar Japanese artworks you might have seen in and out of Japan are called. The above image is an ukiyo-e by Katsushika […]

On Japan Probe

May 12, 2007

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Since I have a 100+ unread entries from Japan Probe’s feeds, I’m only going to post today’s entries only. First off, read about why Americans and Japanese Read Faces Differently. Is it really due to tatemae? and probably it will help you figure out those Japanese emoticons. Still via Japan Probe, another study that found […]

Japanese Culture

May 12, 2007

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For real I’m quite overloaded with information right now, so I’ll continue with the posts tomorrow. But before I go here’s an interesting read: Japanese Culture: A Primer for Newcomers and my favorite excerpt from it(haven’t finished reading it yet) is below… Do not feel that you will ever have to completely understand the Japanese, […]