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The World Cup gives me opportunities to learn new things

Before the so-called Lehman Shock occurred, I would often hear seemingly Japanese people speaking Portuguese. Since many shuttle buses bo...
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Jun 30, 2010 03:30
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Excellent or excessive?? --Galapagos Syndrome

Do you know the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean, which is well known as a place where a lot of endemic species make their habitat....
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Jun 29, 2010 02:18 Japan situation
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This is Japan!?

In the early morning, a panacea for the Japanese economic recession was unexpectedly provided. It's the most effective in the last fe...
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Jun 26, 2010 01:36
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Walkouts in China

Immediately after I moved to Guangzhou, China, about four years ago, I made a contract with an extremely rich landlord to rent a condo. S...
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Jun 25, 2010 01:55
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Why is a girl group called AKB48 popular in Japan?

In my previous entry, I wrote about a popular girl group called AKB48, which is produced by Yasushi Akimoto. (Reference: http://lang-8.c...
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Jun 23, 2010 02:04 Japan situation girls idols
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Why are idol groups consisting of many girls popular in Japan?

The day before yesterday, idol groups consisting of many girls were discussed in a TV show. Since I found it interesting, I'll introd...
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Jun 22, 2010 02:32 Japan situation idols girls
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Hope that the World Cup can provoke Japanese children's interest in going abroad

When the 2006 World Cup was held in Germany, I was so busy settling in a new life in China that I didn't have any room to pay attenti...
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Jun 21, 2010 02:31 Japan situation World Cup
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Player Escort Kids in the World Cup

I've just read an article about Japanese Player Escort Kids in the Wold Cup in South Africa. According to this article, a few days ag...
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Jun 19, 2010 01:28 World Cup Japan situation
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When will we see the third V-shaped recovery??

Lately, I often hear a phrase "V-shaped recovery/ V字回復” in the news in Japan. When Mr. Naoto Kan was formally inaugurated as Pri...
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Jun 18, 2010 00:37 Japan situation World Cup
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Holding an umbrella, fixing an umbrella, putting on an umbrella

A few days ago, the weather forecast announced that the rainy season called 梅雨 had just begun. In Japan, other than in the Hokkaido area,...
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Jun 16, 2010 01:43 Japan situation Osaka
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Are there such people around you?--Football or baseball supporters

A few days ago, a TV commercial in the UK was introduced in the news in Japan. The commercial is broadcast there to prevent domestic viol...
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Jun 14, 2010 00:26 sport supporters
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The times deprives me of my old memories.

The day before yesterday, it was reported that a HMV flagship store in Shibuya, Japan was going to close in August. HMV came ashore to Ja...
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Jun 11, 2010 01:12 Japan situation HMV
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Yes, we KAN, Yes, we can

Yesterday, Mr.Naoto Kan was formally inaugurated as Prime Minister. He officially appointed cabinet members of his government. He gave ke...
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Jun 9, 2010 01:45 Japan situation politics
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Are you interested in obtaining foreign citizenship?

When I lived in Guangzhou, China a few years ago, I made friends with a Chinese woman from Beijing. Her husband is Japanese. A year ago, ...
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Jun 8, 2010 01:42 nationality naturalization
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That woman is going to become a cabinet member.

Last Friday, Mr. Naoto Kan was elected prime minister in Japan. Now, he is in the process of selecting the members of his cabinet. Althou...
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Jun 7, 2010 01:42 Japan situation politics
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Falling asleep, snoring and lying down on trains.

When I'm taking a train with my foreign friends who come to Japan for the first time, they are usually surprised by how many passenge...
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Jun 6, 2010 03:36 Japan situation trains
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Engage women's hearts and minds.

In Japan, in the past, many young men would enjoy drinking alcohol. People over 20 are legitimately allowed to drink here. However, many ...
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Jun 4, 2010 02:56
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Again, again. I can't help but sigh a heavy sigh.

Half a day ago, our Prime Minister, Yukio Hatoyama, resigned. His government lasted only about eight months. It's really disappointin...
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Jun 3, 2010 02:55 Japan politics
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吃拉面都会发出声音/发出声音着吃拉面

我五月份没写中文日志。我几个月前决定了每周最起码要写一篇中文日志。我为什么坚持不住呢? 今天,我想谈之前我在日志上提到的那个日本电视节目。约二十个中国未婚女性参加了这个节目,是介绍中国的情况和对日本的印象。当时,她们都说日本的拉面很好吃,拉面用日本方式吃更好吃,这就是...
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Jun 2, 2010 14:11
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A two-year-old heavy smoker

Yesterday, the 31st of May, was World No Smoking Day. So, various stories about smoking were reported in the news in Japan. One of these ...
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Jun 1, 2010 00:54 smoke