University Of Tokyo student creates cloak of invisibility

Harry Potter and Capt. Kirk would be proud. A team of American and British researchers has developed its own cloak of invisibility. Well, OK, it’s not perfect yet. But it is a start, and it did a pretty good job of hiding a copper cylinder....

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This Year’s JET Seminar has come and gone

As I have been saying for a while last Monday evening there was a little meeting to discuss the JET program at the private school that I am currently studying Japanese at. I attended as planned right after leaving work on Monday and as soon...

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JET program representatives arriving at school next Monday

Time flies when you have a busy life like me. It seems like half a year ago when Tomoko sensei told us that 3-5 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme representatives will be coming to our school on October 9th, 2006 to provide information about...

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Japan royal baby named Hisahito

Japan’s new imperial baby – the first male born in 41 years – has been named Hisahito during a traditional ceremony in hospital in the capital, Tokyo. The baby was born to the emperor’s second son Prince Akishino and his wife Princess Kiko, on 6...

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Japanese royal family welcomes baby boy

Japan’s Princess Kiko gave birth on Wednesday to a baby boy, the first imperial male heir to be born in more than four decades and the answer to the prayers of conservatives keen to keep women off the ancient throne. The birth will scuttle for...

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Summer School Over

For the past 8 weeks I have been being attending Summer school in order to get some extra time and experience in while trying to learn Japanese. Initially it was me two other students and our sensei Tomoko but after the firt 3 weeks in...

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