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Are unique mascots the trump card to boost local economies?

In Japan, unique cartoon characters are newly made for promotion frequently. Because of our Anime and Manga culture, they are probably mo...
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Aug 28, 2013 00:20 Japan society
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Can that popular dog, "that Father dog", help stamp out frauds??

*As for the picture I describe in the following entry, please see the link below. http://photozou.jp/photo/show/2132646/185418238 ...
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Aug 21, 2013 11:06 Japan society
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Why did she shave off her hair?

Have you heard of AKB48, the Japanese girl group? I would say that the group has been very popular in Japan for more than five years. Alt...
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Feb 9, 2013 02:53
Snoopy

I can't help but pay attention to Tommy Lee Jones and that white dog. I don't know why.

If you talk about white dogs with Japanese people, many of them will first think of a white dog which always appears in a very popular se...
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Oct 28, 2012 13:43
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Let's go to Akita to see beautiful Japanese women!!

Have you heard of the Japanese phrase " Akita-bijin / 秋田美人" ? Akita/秋田 is a prefecture in the northern part of Japan, facing th...
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Oct 11, 2012 02:46
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Professor Yamanaka gives Japan chances and suggestions !!

It has just announced that the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 was awarded jointly to Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka &...
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Oct 9, 2012 15:21
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This is currently the most popular tourist spot in Japan!?

I often pass through Tokyo Station. Since many parts of the station were covered for about five years due to the renovation, I found it a...
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Oct 8, 2012 01:53
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Pink! Pink! Pink! ---乳がん検診受診率がかなり低い日本。定期検診・自己検診を始めよう!---

At night on the 1st of October, 2012, Sky Tree, a newly-opened landmark tower in Tokyo, sparked in pink. Not only the outstanding tower b...
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Oct 3, 2012 01:28
Snoopy

Tokyo Station is a symbol of the restoration of Japan !?

As I mentioned in my previous entry, Tokyo Station, which was designed by Tatsuno Kingo, has been fascinating people since it was built i...
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Oct 2, 2012 00:52
Snoopy

Tokyo Station is awesome!?

There are many railway lines in Tokyo. They are so complicated that people, even those living in Tokyo, always wonder which route is the ...
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Sep 24, 2012 01:26
Snoopy

Why do many people use violence to express themselves?

Massive protests are going on worldwide. Anti-US protests have been spreading mainly across Islamic countries for more than a week becaus...
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Sep 21, 2012 11:38
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This is the most popular tune in Japan !?

When I was an elementary school student many years ago, during summer break, many children hanging a card from their necks walked to the ...
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Sep 18, 2012 02:57
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Japanese young women really like ordinary men !? 三平女子/sanpei jyoshi

In the 1980s, Japan lost sight of reality because of the bubble economy. Many people weren't down-to-earth. They painted a rosy pictu...
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Aug 2, 2012 20:50 Japanese women coined words
Snoopy

Is this longevity crisis? I have mixed feelings about longevity.

It's been reported that the average life expectancy of Japanese women has given up the lead to Hong Kong women for the first time in ...
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Jul 30, 2012 16:27 Japan society
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Confusing signs at train stations in Osaka.

How have you been? It's been a while since I last posted my entry. Are you excited for the London Olympics ? Anyway, about a month...
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Jul 28, 2012 02:13 Japan Osaka
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Asakusa/浅草 and idobata-kaigi/井戸端会議

Have you ever heard of Asakusa/浅草, Tokyo? Many tourists, regardless of nationality, are willing to visit there since the area has an old ...
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May 5, 2012 02:10 japan situation
Snoopy

Now is the third turning point for Japan in the past 150 years.

Since the 3/11 earthquake and the subsequent Fukushima incident happened last year, I've often heard that now is the third turning po...
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Apr 20, 2012 02:40
Snoopy

In Japan, the last nuclear power reactor is scheduled to stop in May.

In Japan, nuclear power reactors are required by the law for annual inspection and maintenance. It usually takes about three months to pe...
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Apr 10, 2012 03:19 japan situation
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东日本大震灾(六):大地震后第四天。罕见的气氛出现了。

我最近一直写下关于大地震的我经历。请先看下面的事项。这会帮你理解这篇的内容。 ・我在东京都旁边的千叶县生活。 ・我的城市属于千叶县,不过离东京中心部不远,住在我这边的很多人都坐火车和地铁去东京上班。 ・我的房间在11楼。 正如我上一篇的日志中提到的那样,星期天半...
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Apr 5, 2012 22:58
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东日本大震灾(五,下篇):大地震后第三天。电力不够了,怎么办?

大地震过了一天半,今天是星期日。我的房子还在不断地晃动着。我感觉像坐在船上一样。由于不断的晃动让我的三半规管比较麻痹,所以我什么时候也有晃动的感觉。关于水电煤等生活设施,我这边没什么问题,但是甚至海啸灾区以外的首都圈(注解1)内有些地方也还继续停电。 大地震发生时,不...
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Apr 4, 2012 16:32