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The reason why Japanese people don’t speak English

Japan seems like one of the most developed countries in Asia. However, you may be surprised that people in Japan don’t r...
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What does ‘Emoiエモい’ mean?— its pronunciation and how to use it

I have lived outside of Japan for more than 10 years, so I am a slow learner of the Japanese newest words. I have to upd...
19.11.2019
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Trading Kanji and Language History between China and Japan

We, Japanese people, share the symbolic characters called ‘Kanji’ (‘Hanzi’ in Mandarin) with Chinese people. Children ev...
19.11.2019
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What does ‘Kawaii’ mean?— its pronunciation and how to use

If you listen to a Japanese conversation, you will often hear the word ‘Kawaii,’ which arguably is one of the most frequ...
19.11.2019
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How do you say ‘Sorry’ in Japanese? — Meaning of ‘Sumimasen!’ and Pronunciation

According to CBC, Canadian people like apologising. I think that Japanese people love apologising too, even more than Ca...
19.11.2019
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I had a haircut in Japan

Medusa is a mythical creature in Greek mythology who has snakes instead of hair. Anyone who looks at her eyes turns into...
11.11.2019
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Super Typhoon is coming to Japan

Every year I come back to Japan around this time of the year, October to the beginning of November, and it is one of the...
11.11.2019
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