1.||A Foreigners Attempt at the Japanese Driver's License Test|
Once upon a time, there was a young American living in a far off world known as Fukuoka, Japan. This American had lived in the exotic world for a few years when he finally found ...
[Added: 25 Jul 2006 Hits: 1003 Words: 836]
2.||What Makes Anime Popular|
What is it that makes Japanese animation popular, not only to the young but to adults as well? I remember a few years ago when I was a freshmen and sophomore in university I was addicted to the Japanese anime "Dragon Ball Z". In fact, it even gave the famous ...
[Added: 25 Jul 2006 Hits: 527 Words: 614]
3.||Japanese Pronunciation Vs. Katakana|
As a native English speaker hearing non-natives (especially Asians) trying to speak the English language I sometimes can't help but chuckle, or cry, over the way they slaughter the words. As I presently reside in Japan and understand the Japanese writing system I have come to understand, ...
[Added: 24 Apr 2006 Hits: 1431 Words: 577]
4.||Spring Cleaning in the States Vs. End of Year Cleaning in Japan|
Ahhh spring. The snow is melting. It's the time of year when nature brings new life into the world. People's spirits are refreshed and invigorated. Spring truly is a wonderful season. In fact, is there anything bad about spring at all? Oh yes... Spring cleaning.
[Added: 24 Apr 2006 Hits: 469 Words: 485]
5.||Things to Do and Food to Eat in Fukuoka, Japan|
Fukuoka isn't that small of a place. Actual numbers bring the population to about the 5 million mark, with the city having roughly 1.3 million people. With that amount of people around, you know there has got to be something to do. ...
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6.||Online translators can hurt more than help|
Online automated translators may be fairly accurate for translating languages of similar origin, but the line stops there. Certainly most of you are familiar with online translators such as Babel fish. However, from what I have read, it seems that quite a few ...
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