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As mentioned previously, while we were in Japan, we saw lots of promotions for the latest Doraemon movie, “STAND BY ME ドラえもん”, you can see here. In Tokyo, we found a “park” full of Doraemon statues like so: Including this … Continue reading
Hello, I was writing this post prior to my trip to Japan, but I finally have time to finish it. As readers might recall, I’ve been using the Heisig Method to learn Japanese kanji (chinese characters), and have learned about … Continue reading
「ここにあるのはあんたに使う新しいもの、ゴム・ジャバール。これは動物のみ殺すのだよ。」誇りがポウルの恐怖にうちなった。「公爵の息子が動物だというのか？」「まああんたは人間かもしれねぬということにしておこう。。。静かに！」 “…here’s a new one for you: the gom jabbar. It kills only animals.” Pride overcame Paul’s fear. “You dare suggest a Duke’s son is an animal?” he demanded. “Let us say, I suggest you may be human,” she said, … Continue reading
Remember Pac-Man? I know most readers have heard of Pac-man, and most have probably played it too. Pac-Man is more than 30 years old, and is still a classic. I remember seeing Pac-man for the first time when I was … Continue reading
In my last post, I mentioned a great comedy show in Japanese called めちゃ×2イケてるッ！ (mecha mecha iketeru). This is a sketch comedy show that has remained popular over the years. Another popular sketch they did was to pretend to be … Continue reading
Years ago, when my wife and I were first married, we used to watch a famous sketch-comedy show on Japanese TV called めちゃ×2イケてるッ！ (mecha mecha iketeru). It features a well-known comedy group, Ninety-nine, starring Okamura Takashi and Yabe Hiroyuki, and … Continue reading