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更級日記① (Sarashina Diary 1) With native lang

I don't think of any theme for my writing today, so I'm going to translate something. Previously, I wrote about the Sarashina Di...
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Apr 20, 2018 17:42
Akira

Lactic Acid and Fukai

I had long believed the myth that the accumulation of the lactic acid in our bodies is the cause of the fatigue, like it happens after an...
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Mar 28, 2018 10:20
Akira

Bible for $1.69

Yesterday I mentioned about reading "The Dead Zone." I read about ten pages at a time each day. Today, one character, a trave...
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Mar 27, 2018 13:46
Akira

Pond Cats

I'm going to translate a short story written by Yasutaka Tsutsui. The original title is "池猫", which can be translated lite...
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Mar 26, 2018 17:07
Akira

Skate Rings Around

Recently I started to read "The Dead Zone" written by Stephen King. I have already read it in Japanese in the past. As I expe...
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Mar 26, 2018 10:30
Akira

Sachiko-chan

I'm going to translate a short story written by Yasutaka Tsutsui. It's titled "Sachiko-chan", which is a little girl&#...
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Mar 25, 2018 17:09
Akira

Fox

In Japan, foxes have been traditionally regarded as special animals. They have appeared in numerous folklore since time immemorial. In ...
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Mar 25, 2018 12:07
Akira

Anyone with a Screw Loose With native lang

I uses Twitter only for the purpose of following ones I have interest in. One of the ones I follow, Stephen King, tweeted this 13 hours ...
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Mar 25, 2018 11:01
Akira

Son of Donald

In my previous post, my friends told me that the "O" in front of the name might suggest the Irish name. That reminds me of one...
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Mar 24, 2018 14:57
Akira

O'Mike's

Reading a book, there was a sentence like this: Kids were pulling into the parking lot next to O'Mike's, the local pizza-and-b...
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Mar 24, 2018 13:23
Akira

Mariko

I'm going to translate a short story written by Yasutaka Tsutsui, a Japanese writer. It's a very short and simple one, titled &q...
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Mar 24, 2018 09:13
Akira

Can't be Helped!

I occasionally listen to the BBC English education program "6 Minute English" in the podcast. This week, I listened to the &qu...
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Mar 24, 2018 08:14
Akira

Coming Home 2

(This is the sequel to my previous post, last half of "Coming Home.") After returning from the expedition in the outer space...
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Mar 23, 2018 12:06
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Coming Home

I'm going to summarize a short story written by Yasutaka Tsutsui, a Japanese writer. It's titled "帰郷" (Coming Home). ...
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Mar 22, 2018 17:09
Akira

Arrival With native lang

Today, I introduce Yasutaka TsuTsui, one of the most famous Japanese Sci-Fi authors. His writing style is omnivorous ranging from dark h...
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Mar 22, 2018 09:55
Akira

Coco

Today, I watched the Pixar film "Coco" at a nearby theater. It was the most colorful animated fantasy film I had ever watched,...
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Mar 21, 2018 18:10
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Can Anyone Hear Me?

I'm going to translate a short story by Japanese Science fiction writer Shinichi Hoshi. This is a famous story and one of the Englis...
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Mar 21, 2018 10:04
Akira

Summary of a Short Story IV

(This is the sequel to my previous post.) He had been enjoying his hermit-crab-like life, but suddenly he had reached a turning point....
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Mar 18, 2018 11:50
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Summary of a Short Story III

(This is the sequel to my previous post.) His letter continues: He broke down his sofa and modified it so that he could hide inside h...
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Mar 17, 2018 22:23
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A Summary of a Short Story II

This is a sequel to my previous post, the summary of a short story. The story continues: The letter was from a man who wants to make ...
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Mar 17, 2018 16:51