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Japanese Culture/ Language

Yookoso to everybody who speaks Japanese, wants to learn, or is simply interested in this fascinating and ancient culture!

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Japanese Language/Culture Info & Resources

language sites:
www.EnglishJapaneseOnlineDictionary.com
Japanese.About.com
www.Jisho.org (kanji dictionary)
www.SpeakRealJapanese.com
culture:
www.JRef.com/culture

What have we left out? Let us know, onegai!

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Comment by David Paul Appell on August 27, 2018 at 12:04pm

Just read a pretty interesting article from the BBC about the phrase that makes everything better in Japan: yoroshiku onegaishimasu, meant to convey respect and appreciation. Learn more here: http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180821-is-this-phrase-the-swiss-...

Comment by EnLinea Media on April 22, 2011 at 10:25am
New on our Tripatini blog: useful Travel Tips for Tokyo from a recent visitor. Let's not forget to encourage tourism to Japan to help them out during a difficult time!
Comment by EnLinea Media on May 9, 2010 at 8:51pm
What do the Japanese mean by "ganbatte!" Find out this week on our blog.
Comment by Gayle Pescud on April 8, 2010 at 11:18am
My Japanese is so rusty these days but it's nice to be back in a group with folks talking Japanese. I studied it at high school and university in Australia and then worked in it for 10 yeatrs, but not the last 5 so really forgetting the nuances. Anyway, thanks. Um, trying to think of something witty to say in japanese now and memory failing. Damnit. Yosh...arigatou gozaimasu! Mata, ato de ne...
Comment by EnLinea Media on December 13, 2009 at 12:17pm
Here's this week's Top Tune From Around the World, "Hiiroo (Hero)" from Tokyo's Funky Monkey Babys:


You can find the lyrics in romaji and kanji at: http://www.jpopasia.com/play/24831/funky-monkey-babys/hero.html
Comment by David Paul Appell on December 7, 2009 at 12:13pm
That sounds REALLY cool, Sarah! Please get him to come on here and let us know more about it!
Comment by David Paul Appell on December 7, 2009 at 12:06pm
That sounds REALLY cool, Sarah! Please get him to come on here and let us know more about it!
Comment by David Paul Appell on December 7, 2009 at 12:01pm
That sounds REALLY cool, Sarah! Please get him to come on here and let us know more about it!
Comment by Sarah Harris on December 7, 2009 at 6:44am
Ohaiyoo gozaimasu......if anyone is interested in getting a great story on adventure sports in Japan, my big brother runs his own outdoor adventure company in the mountains about 3 hours inland from Tokyo on the border of Niigata, Nagano and Gunma.....rafting, canyoning, mountain biking, snow mobiling, back-country skiiing/snowboarding, caving and a monthly full moon party thrown into the mix during the summer season - amazing place!
Comment by David Paul Appell on December 5, 2009 at 10:54am
I figured it was somethin' like that! Thanks, Bernie....
 

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