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Five elements. Lifeyou tv. Learn japanese. One of the most interesting thing about Japanese is surely the script.

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There are three different ones: kanji, hiragana and katakana. Also, there is a transliteration of Japanese to the Roman alphabet called romaji. The first three scripts are in a mixed everyday use. I.e., in one sentence there can be glyphs of all three writings. Beginner's japanese. Instead of preparing for the finals of the speech contest tomorrow, I have decided to start a series of lessons to introduce some aspects of Japanese grammar to the those who are interested in learning about this curious language we all know as “moonspeak”.

This is not intended as a lesson to teach Japanese to any point of fluency, but rather it’s just a brief introduction to various Japanese grammar forms and whatever else I think of when I am typing them. I intend to make this a semi-regular section, but I might run out of things or feel lazy along the way, so we’ll see how many chapters I can last. Practise hiragana and katakana. Hiragana. Learn kanji online. Learn → Beginner Brace yourself, folks, for this lesson will introduce to you your first set of Kanji evah.

learn kanji online

The chances are that you are going to be very confused, but we'll take it slowly and things will be explained thoroughly. I want to stress this right now, do not try to memorize the on'yomi and kun'yomi. They are merely given for reference. Instead, focus on remembering the meaning of the Kanji and some vocabulary with it. Ready now? The Kanji One If you recall from the radicals you learned previously, this one meant "one. " There are countless words you can make with this Kanji (it's quite common - the second most used in newspapers). 一ばん - the first, the most (ie most favorite) 一つ - one (thing) 一ぽん - one (cyllindrical object - eg a cup) 一ど - one time 一ぶ - one part. Language guides. It’s been about a month since we launched our “Japanese Resources Page” – on it we say things like “blah-didy-blah japanese resource this that etc” but we thought it would be fun for you guys if we just put our money where our mouths are.

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Not all the resources on the Japanese Resources page are free (some of them are, though, and they’re awesome), so we thought we’d give you some of the paid ones using cash from our very own Scrooge McDuck gold coin swimming pools (that way you don’t have to). We have a lot of cool resources to give away, too. How To Win (It’s Suspiciously Easy) On our Japanese Resources page, we have “recommend” buttons. They look like this: The cool thing about these is that they’re linked to Facebook, meaning only real people can “recommend” something. We’re greedy fugus over here, though, so we want to bribe you to give some recommendations on this page (if you haven’t already). Make sure you have a Facebook account (big sorries if you don’t!) Prizes [divider] [hr] Pink tentacle blog. Why japan is awesome.

This is a MONSTER post with lots of photos, so let’s get straight into it.

why japan is awesome

In no particular order, here is 50 cool things about Japan… Vending machines: Mostly they are really nothing special. Japanese vs american people. A Fun Comic Introducing some Interesting Differences Between Americans and the Japanese. The basics: Japanese average height, weight, lifespan. The basics: American average height, weight, lifespan. 収入税込み. Japan: 2,176,000 yen per year, America: 2,520,000 yen per year. Japan photography. My best 2010 pictures. This is a selection of what I consider have been my best pictures of the year 2010.

my best 2010 pictures

I think some of them are quite good, but I think I haven’t leveled up my skills too much in comparison to my best pictures in 2009. Maybe I have changed my style a bit, but I’m not quite sure. The cameras that I have used the most have been my Nikon D90 with a Sigma 30mm F1.4 lens, and my new Canon S90. All about japanese food. Cheap gourmet foods. Japanese people are passionate about food.

cheap gourmet foods

It's not just fine Japanese cuisine that gets people excited. In Japan, inexpensive food also gets respect. B-Class Gourmet is a Japanese term for connoisseurs of quality (but inexpensive) food. Japan talk. 7 words. Posted by John Spacey, Japan Talk, March 12, 2014 There are Japanese words that help you speak.

7 words

9 principles of culture. There are 9 basic principles that underlie Japanese art and culture.

9 principles of culture

They're called aesthetics — concepts that answer the question: what is art? There are 9 Japanese aesthetics. They are the basis for Japanese art, fashion, pop culture, music and movies. 1. Wabi-sabi (imperfect) Can you imagine if all the characters in movies were perfect? 2. Japanese manners. 18 festival foods. One big attraction of any Japanese festival is the beer and food.

18 festival foods

Food vendors travel from festival to festival. They set up traditional decorative food stalls. Festival foods tend to be unhealthy and delicious. These are the most popular. Discover japan. Info guide. Kids web japan. National Flag and National Anthem Japan's national flag is called the Hinomaru.

kids web japan

It came to be used as the national flag in the late nineteenth century. The flag depicts the sun as a red disc against a white background. The lyrics of Japan's national anthem, "Kimigayo",trace their roots to a 31-syllable poem, or waka, that was written in the tenth century. "Kimigayo" took on its present form in the latter half of the nineteenth century, when a melody was added.

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Jpop. Top sights of kyoto. When people first consider the idea of a holiday in Japan, their thoughts usually turn to Tokyo. Now, there’s nothing wrong with Tokyo – its soaring skyscrapers perfectly contrasting with its sombre temples – but there is a lot more to Japan than the bright lights of its world famous capital. Take Kyoto, for example. The city is the historical and cultural capital of Japan – a fine mix of urban sprawl and cultural gems. Indeed, Kyoto was home to the Japanese Imperial family from 794 all the way up to 1868 when the Emperor decided to relocate to Tokyo. Kyoto is one of the few major Japanese cities to avoid the destruction of aerial raids during World War 2, and aside from anything else that makes it a fascinating part of any holiday in Japan.

Welcome to edo. Japanese art. Ads from 1894 to 1954. 14 Sep 2010 Here is a collection of Japanese advertisements for drinks and smokes (1894-1954). Hero Cigarettes, 1894 Tokio Beer, 1896-1906 Chūyū Cigarettes, 1900 Peacock Cigarettes, 1902 Kabuto Beer, 1911 Dai Nippon Brewery Company, 1912.