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Japanese emperor Akihito celebrates grandson’s birth

Japanese Emperor Akihito celebrated the September birth of his grandson, the imperial family’s first male heir in four decades, in a New Year’s poem issued to the public on Monday. Prince Hisahito’s Sept. 6, 2006, birth to Princess Kiko, the wife of the emperor’s second...

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I have failed….confirmation pending…

I knew I would deep down I knew it. I probably didn’t want to say it but I knew it. I deserve it though because this term has been a combination of being very busy and neglect of studying. I barely looked over anything all...

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Over one year of studying Japanese

This term marked many milestones in my short study of the Japanese language, and now since studying over a year, I take great pleasure in small things such a taking up a magazine written entirely in Japanese or viewing a website in Japanese and understanding...

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Robot serves as temp worker in Japan

It can greet people, show DVDs and hand out balloons. “Ubiko,” a robot-on-wheels with a catlike face, is joining the crew of temporary workers supplied by a Japanese job-referral company to stores, events and even weddings. Next month, the 44-inch tall robot will be selling...

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Japanese Class Recap – Feb 20th – Mar 16th

Whew where should I start. I have missed 2 (February 28th and March 6th) of my last 7 Japanese classes, one because of really really bad traffic and the other because I was not feeling very well. I didn’t miss much as one of the...

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My Study of the Japanese Language

I have been studying Japanese properly since September 2005. I used to mess around and read a little and I knew basic phrases and words like thank you, good morning, a few colours, food, animals, body parts etc. The first term or Step 1 was...

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