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"Kachin to kuru" and "Kochin to kuru" With native lang

There is the Japanese phrase "kachin to kuru," which expresses anger. "Kachin" is a hitting sound of hard things. ...
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Oct 31, 2015 14:27 English essay
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The Meaning of Aka (Red) With native lang

The Japanese word "aka (red) " has various meanings. For example, aka includes meanings something like "obviously"...
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Oct 30, 2015 12:18 English essay
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Ichi-moku Oku With native lang

Today, I'd like to explain the phrase "ichi-moku oku (place one stone)," derived from the board game called Go. In Go, a...
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Oct 29, 2015 16:44 English essay
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Mayonnaise With native lang

I like mayonnaise. Since mayonnaise is often used as ingredients of rice balls and breads in Japan, I think many Japanese like mayonna...
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Oct 28, 2015 13:44 English essay
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Price of Beer With native lang

I heard beer is very expensive in Japan. Roughly, a glass of beer (400 ml) costs 500-600 yen (4-5 dollars) in taverns. What do you ...
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Oct 27, 2015 14:19 English essay
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Suspicious Individual With native lang

Yesterday my physical condition was bad, so I slept after I went shopping and ate lunch. Then the intercom rang, and the door opened w...
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Oct 26, 2015 10:51 English diary
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White Chocolate With native lang

I like white chocolates, and sometimes eat them, but I heard there is little advantage compared to ordinary chocolates. Chocolates con...
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Oct 25, 2015 10:19 English essay
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School Festival With native lang

Today, a school festival is being held at my university. Although I can hear sounds played by various bands, I have to write my thesis...
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Oct 24, 2015 14:20 English diary
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Furin (wind chimes) With native lang

Summer in Japan, we often see furin. Furin is called "wind chimes" in English, and it tinkles with cool sounds while winds a...
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Oct 23, 2015 12:49 English essay
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Let's Count Six Seconds With native lang

An emotion "anger" is very susceptible to the temporal mood. It's said that you particularly get emotional within six se...
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Oct 22, 2015 09:47 English essay
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Sleeping After Waking Up With native lang

I often go back to sleep after waking up. It is thought that since going back to sleep become light sleep, and stimuli from outsides b...
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Oct 21, 2015 11:21 English essay diary
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Evolved Washlet With native lang

Washlet toilets (or shower toilets) are popular in Japan. In fact, a toilet placed in my apartment has also the washlet function. H...
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Oct 20, 2015 14:22 English essay
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Cunning With native lang

Japanese people call "a fraud in a test" "カンニング(cunning)." "カンニング" is derived from an English word &quo...
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Oct 19, 2015 13:57 English essay
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Limit of Heartbeat With native lang

Our hearts have an upper limit for the number of beating times, and it is said that the number is around 1.5-2 billions. Actually, mos...
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Oct 18, 2015 13:12 English diary
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Japan "KARAAGE" Association With native lang

Today I found "Japan KARAAGE Association" on the internet. In the association, members have exchanged karaage information, a...
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Oct 17, 2015 15:15 English diary
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Static Electricity With native lang

During winter, I often crackle with static electricity when I touch a doorknob. Since the static electricity shocks me and is painful,...
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Oct 16, 2015 13:18 English essay
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300th Post With native lang

Yesterday, I reached 300th post. I had written about the number of my posts every 100 posts, but I completely forgot it yesterday. ...
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Oct 15, 2015 12:26 English diary
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It's Difficult to Keep a Diary With native lang

It has proven scientifically that writing a diary is good for you. In particular, it can restore your mental balance. If it was a b...
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Oct 14, 2015 14:40 English essay diary
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Croissant With native lang

Although I like croissants, I didn't know the meaning of it. 'Croissant' is the word borrowed from French, and means cresc...
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Oct 13, 2015 10:03 English essay
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Alumni Association With native lang

Last night, an alumni association of our laboratory was held. Since I was able to meet and talk with various people after a long time,...
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Oct 12, 2015 16:10 English diary