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Money Recognition in Vending Machines With native lang

There are a large number of vending machines in Japan. Although I also use them, sometimes they don't recognize money, and the mon...
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Jul 31, 2016 18:30 English essay
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Seppa-tsumaru With native lang

Yesterday, I was in a state of "seppa-tsumatta." Today, I'd like to talk about the Japanese phrase "seppa-tsumaru.&...
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Jul 30, 2016 17:56 English essay
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A Hard Day With native lang

Today was a really busy day. I went to my university in the early morning, and talked about studies with students for about seven hour...
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Jul 29, 2016 23:56 English diary
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100 Times of Hiccups With native lang

In Japan, there is a superstition that you will die when you get hiccups 100 times continuously. Since I was afraid of this when I was...
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Jul 28, 2016 10:31 English essay
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Urusai With native lang

Today, I will talk about the Japanese word "urusai." "Uru" means "your heart," "sai" means &qu...
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Jul 27, 2016 16:50 English essay
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Nori (Dried Seaweed) With native lang

I love nori (dried seaweed, or laver), and often eat it. Not only is nori used for rice balls and rolled sushi, but is often boiled do...
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Jul 26, 2016 11:15 English essay
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Oshidori Fufu (A Happily Married Couple) With native lang

Today, I will talk about the Japanese word "oshidori fufu," which means "a happily married couple." In the past, i...
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Jul 25, 2016 11:11 English essay
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Semishigure With native lang

Recently, songs of evening cicadas (which are called higurashi in Japan) have come to resound in my university. Today, I'd like to...
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Jul 24, 2016 20:49 English essay
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Komorebi With native lang

Today, I'd like to talk about the Japanese word "komorebi," which is one of my favorite words. The komorebi means a scen...
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Jul 23, 2016 17:38 English essay
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Turkeys With native lang

Turkeys are the largest species among Galliformes, and they are often cooked on Thanksgiving in the US, and Christmas in the UK. Turke...
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Jul 22, 2016 20:23 English essay
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The Moon Is Beautiful, Isn't It? (I Love You) With native lang

Today, I'd like to talk about the phrase "tuki ga kirei desune," which sometimes becomes a hot topic. The literal meanin...
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Jul 21, 2016 09:33 English essay
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Pikachu's Song With native lang

Recently, I often hear that Pokemon GO is becoming popular in the world. I'm not sure whether or not it made an effect, but a lyri...
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Jul 20, 2016 07:54 English essay
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Greening of Tottori Sand Dunes With native lang

Do you know Tottori Prefecture, which has the smallest population in Japan? The most popular sightseeing spot in Tottori Prefecture is...
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Jul 19, 2016 09:24 English essay
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Marine Day With native lang

Today, the third Monday of July is Marine Day. Marine Day is one of Japanese national holidays, and we wish prosperity of maritime nat...
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Jul 18, 2016 09:37 English essay
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Ofukuro With native lang

There are some ways of calling your mother in Japan. The most popular expression is "okaasan" or "kaasan." Rec...
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Jul 17, 2016 08:58 English essay
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Bokenasu With native lang

Today, I will talk about the Japanese slang "bokenasu." The literal meaning of "bokenasu" is "a faded eggplan...
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Jul 16, 2016 11:23 English essay
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Buffon's Needle With native lang

Today, I'd like to talk about the problem called "Buffon's needle," which was posed by mathematician Buffon. This pr...
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Jul 15, 2016 16:09 English essay
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Gojiai Kudasai With native lang

Today, I will talk about the Japanese formula in letters, "ご自愛ください (gojiai kudasai)." The literal meaning is "please l...
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Jul 14, 2016 16:01 English essay
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Traffic Rules of Horses With native lang

In Japan, horses are treated as light vehicles that contain bicycles. If you ride a horse on a road after you drunk alcohol, you will ...
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Jul 13, 2016 18:45 English essay
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Miyadaiku (Temple and Shrine Carpenters) With native lang

Today, I'd like to talk about the Japanese job category "miyadaiku." Daiku means carpenters, and miyadaiku means carpent...
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Jul 12, 2016 10:05 English essay