Animal Sounds in Japanese

pipii.co.uk/ Same as traditional festivals and behaviour reflect the country’s culture, so does language and the words that are chosen to express different things. Just as women used to say, that they “need to powder their nose”, when they wanted to go to the toilet, instead of naming it directly, Japanese too, have an euphemism…

Ojigi: The Japanese art of Bowing

Ojigi (お辞儀), the Japanese way of greeting, is an essential part of Japanese culture. It is a sign of respect given by the person bowing to the person bowed before. It is also common when showing gratitude or apologizing. Sometimes Ojigi also can be seen when an employee receives a call from his boss (his…

Toilet in Japan is Becoming a Room which you can use as a Toilet

Even we Japanese are sometimes amazed by how Japan’s restrooms are developed, especially when we visit some huge department store. Some Japanese read comics in a restroom inside a home. That’s because it is extremely comfortable to stay there even for long minutes. You won’t believe that toilet makes people want to stay longer, but…

Filipino caregivers and nurses in Japan

In 2009 Japan opened opportunities for qualified Filipino nurses and healthcare providers(caregivers). The nurses and healthcare providers who’ve been qualified were required study Japanese or “Nihongo”. It is difficult to start a career in japan as a nurse or a health worker, because of the communication barrier. Japan offered an opportunity to learned basic “Nihongo”,…

Takashi Miike the “Koanist”

Health and life are characterized by the movement, sickness and death by the inertia and the smothering. The Reason is precious each time it brings us to the life (scientific research, social interaction etc.) but the reason can also confining us in certainties. A world based on logic could fall in complete self-sufficiency and become…

World famous 25 masterpiece anime made in japan

may some of you already familiar with this masterpiece but for those who not yet here is some of my favorite anime masterpiece list that i recommend for you to watch and check it out. with this articles i decide to submit my favorite masterpiece anime.but I won’t list them with a rank if who’s…
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Japanese Superstitions: The Basics

Every country has it’s own superstitions ingrained in its culture. These beliefs whether real or not often times define and shape our culture. Japan has its own set of superstitions. Knowing some of these basic superstitions can help you in better assimilating or avoiding an embarrassing moment in your travels and life in Japan. If…

The Evolution of the Nintendo Game Boy

nintendolife.com/ When Nintendo released the Game Boy in 1989, no one would have ever believed the impact it would have on the worldwide market. It didn’t only make it practically into every kids playroom, it also became a cultural phenomenon. Some of you might remember it from your own childhood, from older siblings or you…

4 Most Famous Traditional Types of Japanese Shoes

The Netherlands is famous for their traditional wooden clogs, Turkey for their pointed slippers, and Japan? They have of course traditional shoes of their own! The pretty ones are meant for celebration, the simple ones are for everyday life. You might have seen some of them in movies, manga, anime or even in real life…

University Graduation in Japan, and why it is a big deal

upload.wikimedia.org/ During spring, university students have graduations all over the country and enter the so-called shakai (社会) – society. Universities hold huge celebrations to welcome students into the society. This might sound strange, since graduates are already at least 22 years old, which means they have already been legally wise adults for at least two…
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