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mitarashi dango

Recipe/Mitarashi dango, rice dough dumplings with sweet-salty sauce

a text file 1K Eri Sep 19, 2011

TJ Karaoke Song List

List of Japanese songs available for karaoke as of 5/17/2011. Up to date list at­

Excel spreadsheet 329K Michelle May 17, 2011

ryu of Japan coupon

Here is 20% off coupon for Ryu of Japan. Ryu of Japan is one of very authentic Japanese restaurant in Austin. Their sushi is great! You can use this coupon many times until 12/31. http://ryuofjapan...­

Word file 25K Eri Nov 6, 2010

Okinawa 822

Okinawa Prefecture is one of Japan's southern prefectures

Word file 38K Eri Nov 11, 2009

doll festival2

Most families with girls display "hina-ningyo" (special dolls for Hinamatsuri, see the photo below) and dedicate peach blossoms to them. Click here to learn about the origin of Hinamatsuri and Hinamatusri song.

Word file 1.4M Eri Nov 11, 2009

tsukiji fish

Tsukiji Central Wholesale Market is a large market for fish, fruit and vegetables in central Tokyo

Word file 199K Eri Nov 11, 2009


In Japan, souvenirs are called omiyage.

Word file 30K Eri Nov 11, 2009

Tsukimi i

Tsukimi is held on September 15th.

Word file 34K Eri Nov 11, 2009

Oseibo-gift seasons

1 There are two gift seasons in Japan, called oseibo and ochūgen

Word file 37K Eri Nov 11, 2009

Buckwheat Noodles SOBA 蕎麦­

Soba is a type of thin Japanese noodle made from buckwheat flour

Word file 55K Eri Nov 11, 2009

A map to the potuck

This a map to the potluck

an image 182K Eri Aug 5, 2009

Car for Sale

Here is detail of Car for sale

Adobe Acrobat file 71K Eri May 9, 2009

a map to the kung-fu 419

This is a map to the kung-fu class

an image 208K Eri Apr 15, 2009

Convinience Store Konibi コン­ビニ­

One thing you notice about living in Japan, besides seeing alot of McDonalds, KFC and Starbucks outlets, is the even greater number of convenience stores known as ?konbini? you?ll see one on every street corner run a konbini( Convinience store)

Word file 39K Eri Jun 22, 2008


Bentō (弁当­ or べん­とう­, Bentō?) is a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine.Let's find out more about a bento.

Word file 40K Eri Jun 22, 2008

花見­Hanami flower viewing

Hanami (. "flower viewing") is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers, "flower" in this case almost always meaning cherry blossoms (sakura), or ume blossoms (ume).

Word file 39K Eri Jun 22, 2008

The Hina Matsuri Doll Festival

The Japanese Doll Festival , Hina-matsuri, or Girls' Day, is held on March 3, the third day of the third month. Platforms with a red hi-mōsen are used to display a set of ornamental dolls

Word file 35K Eri Feb 27, 2008


In Japan, Setsubun (節分­) is the day before the beginning of each season. Setsubun has been celebrated in many ways, but the most common is the scattering/throwing of beans (mame) to chase away the evil oni.

Word file 37K Eri Feb 27, 2008

map to the party

This is a map to the Izakaya party on 25th on Jan

an image 49K Eri Jan 23, 2008


Japanese eat a Nanakusagayu on January 7 praying for the good health throughout year. Let's learn more about Japanese cutoms.

Word file 30K Eri Jan 14, 2008


It is common in a Izakaya to share several dishes of food at the table. Let's find out manners at Izakaya( Japanese pubs)!!

Word file 229K Eri Dec 18, 2007


There are two gift seasons in Japan, called oseibo and Ochugen . Let's find out more about Japanese custom!

Word file 37K Eri Dec 11, 2007

kangan sigh 1116

Here are some example of Japanese Sigh boards( Kangan). Please take a look at them!! Omoshiroi!

Word file 914K Eri Nov 27, 2007

看板­Kanban Sighboard 1116

Japanese sign boards ( Kanbans) are very different than signs in other parts of the world, because they usually contain a visual and easy to understand.

Word file 35K Eri Nov 27, 2007

shichigosan 1026

Each year, on the 15th of november, the 7, 5 and 3 years old children are celebrated throughout Japan.

Word file 109K Eri Nov 27, 2007

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