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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

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

0803 ビ­ール­説明­

Let's read advertizement of a beer. The beer is callsed as " Texas Select". It is refreshing taste and non-alocohol. Let's find out more.

Word file 174K Eri Aug 7, 2007


This is actual advertizement of the beer. The beer is called as " texas Select".

Word file 29K Eri Aug 7, 2007


I pick up some Janglish( English/English-like­ words used in Japan)

Word file 27K Eri Aug 18, 2007

727 janglish

This is the list of Janglish. They are confusing, because the meaning is different from English words.

Word file 29K Eri Jul 31, 2007

a map to the kung-fu 419

This is a map to the kung-fu class

an image 208K Eri Apr 15, 2009

A map to the potuck

This a map to the potluck

an image 182K Eri Aug 5, 2009


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

Buckwheat Noodles SOBA 蕎麦­

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

Word file 55K Eri Nov 11, 2009

Car for Sale

Here is detail of Car for sale

Adobe Acrobat file 71K Eri May 9, 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

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

How to survive NATSUABATE ­09­5

Japan's summer months are notoriously hot and muggyJapan's summer months are notoriously hot and muggy, which can lead to a range of health problems. Nihon no natsu ha atsukute, mushiatsu desu.

Word file 38K Eri Sep 8, 2007


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

Japanese Rice ball

I talked about history of an Onigiri ( a rice ball) and the history.

Word file 145K Eri Jul 11, 2007

japanese slang 8307

Here is the list of Japanese Slangs. You might hear or see some of them at Manga or TV.

Word file 38K Eri Aug 7, 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

List of Janglish

Japanese think these words are English, but they are different meaning from English words.

Word file 29K Eri Jul 11, 2007

map to the party

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

an image 49K Eri Jan 23, 2008

mitarashi dango

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

a text file 1K Eri Sep 19, 2011


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

Okinawa 822

Okinawa Prefecture is one of Japan's southern prefectures

Word file 38K Eri Nov 11, 2009


In Japan, souvenirs are called omiyage.

Word file 30K 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

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