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J. Life – Table Manners: How NOT to use Japanese chopsticks

箸の正しい使い方|How NOT to use Japanese chopsticks – Each culture has the set of rules for table manners. In Japan, try to not be a slob that some of the rules are etiquette for eating or sharing a meal with others. … Continue reading

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J. Fashion – Cyber Shironuri Kimonoバズーキスタンのサイバー和風メイク

Cyber Shironuri Kimonoバズーキスタンのサイバー和風メイク– It is a unique fashion style that combines Cyberlook, Shironuri, and Traditional Kimono all together.  The original Shironuri is “painted in white on face” which in the past signify white color as God with the mother nature. … Continue reading

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J. Drama – Chihayafuru Part 1ちはやふる(上の句)

Chihayafuru Part 1ちはやふる(上の句) – Chihaya Ayase forms a bond with her classmates: Arata Wataya and Taichi Mashima. Arata is a karuta player whose dream is to become Meijin, the men’s division karuta champion, just like Queen title in women’s division……….    … Continue reading

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J. Culture – World Heritage Site: Nijō Castle二条城

Nijō Castle二条城 – It is a castle of Kyoto which consists of different concentric outer wall and different gates for protection. The castle has differeent large palace, like  Ninomaru Palace二の丸御殿 and Honmaru Palace本丸御殿 . It also has several large gardens … Continue reading

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J. Movie – Like Someone in Loveライク・サムワン・イン・ラブ

The story talks about Akiko who is a student and works as a prostitute. She is supposed to assign to Takashi, an old professor who treats her more like a daughter than a prostitute that is actually one of her … Continue reading

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J. Fashion – Kuroi Niji黒い虹

Kuroi Niji 黒い虹 – It is a J. fashion style of “Black Rainbow”, especially those in the style of J.Rock bands . It is mainly a mix between different clothes and accessories from the black to rainbow colors. People in … Continue reading

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J. Movie – Flying Colorsビリギャル

Flying Colorsビリギャル – The movie talks about Sayaka Kudo who is senior high student likes to wears mini school shirts with highlighting her hair. However, her school grades are always just only on par with that of elementary school students. … Continue reading

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