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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Japan earthquake drill

More than 800,000 people have taken part in an annual earthquake drill in Japan, one or the world’s most earthquake-prone nations. Everyone one primary school children to the Prime Minister himself played their part to ensure that when the “big One” hits which many experts...

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Talk to me Via Instant Messaging

Anyone who visits my blog and finds it interesting and would like to talk can now do so by me adding to to Windows Live Messenger or Google Talk. I mostly use these two IM softwares because I like the simplicity of google talk and...

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Japan by Hiroji Kubota – pictures on bbc.com

While doing my usual browsing on the net I stopped over at BBC.com like I usually do to check out the latest world news especially out of Asia. They have this little “in pictures” feature that I find very interesting and the latest on has...

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift [SOUNDTRACK]

One of the main things other than the cars, girls and views of Japan that makes The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift so enjoyable is the music in the movie. Right from the opening scene when Sean is being searched before entering (what seems...

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Step 2+ Exam Results

Went to class yesterday to pick up my grades and it turns out that I have scored almost the same as I did on the step 2 exam on the 2+ exam. My average is still at 75% and was commended on my oral skills...

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Review

As I started to say in my last post The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift combines many of my interests into one and so for months I have I have been following up this movie and gathering information about it and I watched on...

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Step 2+ exam over

Yesterday I made my way after work to the Language Training Centre for my step 2+ Japanese exam. Well I feel the same way I did when I took the step 2 exam but I think i might have done a little better in the...

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Japanese Class Recap – May 2006

I have now decided to post monthly updates of Japanese classes instead of an update every few classes as I think the information will flow better ad there will be more elaboration without too much repetition. There is nothing really new that happened in class...

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