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The recently concluded Japanese TV drama series Ubai Ai, Fuyu (奪い愛、冬) covers love affairs and obsession. The four main characters are tangled up in obsessive relationships. If you’re into romantic tragedy shows, then this is for you! Ubai Ai, Fuyu Synopsis 【リアルタイム連動ツイートなう】愛する人を奪われた2人😫このあと、康太( #三浦翔平 )と蘭( #水野美紀 )にまさかの展開が…‼️‼️‼️#奪い愛、冬 pic.twitter.com/soiRQOd0BO— 『奪い愛、冬』ドラマ公式アカウント (@ubaiai) March 3,...

Try asking somebody to describe the Japanese in a few words and most often the answer will be "reserved" and "polite." Japan is renowned for being a safe place to live where almost everything is pleasant. The majority of people are helpful and courteous with just a few visitors...

In a small Tokyo (東京) bar, people gather. The music’s loud, the atmosphere lively and the beer is flowing. But this is no ordinary tavern. No suits or cosplay here – just cowboy hats, tight jeans and belt buckles as large as the waist. It looks like Texas and...

Rice is a staple food in Japan. It has been cultivated across the country for many years and is synonymous with the general meaning of "meal." However, the younger generation nowadays is increasingly eating junk food like Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (クリスピー・クリーム・ドーナツ) or McDonald's (マクドナルド) instead of rice. To promote...

Since the morning of April 10, 2017, one particular topic regarding a certain athlete's retirement has been making its rounds on Japanese news programs. Many people were surprised with the sudden announcement that was made as Japan's figure skating star, Mao Asada (浅田真央), decides to leave the ice rink...

Vending machines are a common sight in Japan. Many of them do not only sell drinks but several different products. People normally use vending machines every day but to use one, you need to have coins on you. When you're rushing around, it can be a hassle if you...

Toyama (富山) is a prefecture located along the seacoast of Japan. It is surrounded by splendid nature and blessed with sublime scenery and tasty food. Part of the prefecture includes the spectacular Northern Japan Alps (北アルプス), which can be experienced along Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route (立山黒部アルペンルート). Since many tourists...

"Innovation" is a word that most people are familiar with. This simple word has allowed societies to advance beyond our imagination. It has brought us to an era where it seems like anything is possible. Japan, in particular, is a well-known country when it comes to innovation. Similarly, the...

Are you thinking about studying abroad in Japan? Well, there are many fabulous and unique things that you will experience in the country. I'm Japanese, but I have met and made friends with many international students in Japan. I also worked for a Japanese language school to support international...

Are you a Sailor Moon (美少女戦士セーラームーン) fan? Why not join the Official Sailor Moon Fan Club called "Pretty Guardians (プリティガーディアンズ)?" The manga-turned-animation series didn't have an official fan club until 2016. Pretty Guardians is now on its second year and is also open to overseas fans who would like...

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