Tag: japanese

Liar Game – A Competition for Liars

My Japanese drama plunge continues and my latest review is of Liar Game, the first Japanese drama series of the few  have watched so far...

I met Sachiyo Morimoto yesterday

Who is that is probably the first thing you are asking after reading the post title above. Sachiyo Morimoto is a Japanese journalist, independent publisher,...

In Japan People Dance for Chewing Gum

What do you get when you mix two super famous people, dancing, 1 million yen, catchy music, chewing gum, a brilliant marketing campaign, youtube and...

BBC website offers a touch of Japanese

I recently surfed into an unexpected but interesting and very useful Japanese learning resource on the BBC website called A Touch of Japanese. Don’t expect...

Akihabara@DEEP – the Otaku J-Dorama

Akihabara@DEEP is a very interesting drama and the third series I have seen through to the end. The series combines action and comedy well while...

Japanese Commercial – Inochi

Commercials appearing on Japanese television can be quite…how can I say this…. “entertaining”. I have seen quite a few but this latest one was hilariously...

Katakana Natto Challenge Lost

I boldly challenged Chris when he jokingly tweeted an open Katakana study challenge on iKnow (now Smart.fm). Unfortunately I came up just short and one...

iKnow rebranded as Smart.fm

For the past day or two the  iKnow website was down and displaying message saying that they were doing major upgrades on the service and...

Nobuta wo Produce

Nobuta wo Produce is the second Japanese drama I have taken the time to watch properly and see through to the end. My Japanese drama...

51 Japanese Characters card set

51 Japanese characters is a card set of 51 unique illustrations of many characters typically found in Japanese society made by Peter Machat. I enjoyed...