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via itunes.apple.com The KKLD has made a reappearance in the iTunes store. It was mysteriously pulled about 2 years ago when it was originally published by Enfour. At the time I wondered if there was a rights dispute over the … Continue reading
via youtube.com I found this while looking for the origins of the Japanese V – sign in photographs. Neojaponisme has the best rundown, but I think the best guess is no-one knows. Lyrics As a bonus there’s a Shiawase song … Continue reading
“The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.” – Arnold Toynbee Post written by Leo Babauta. Following your passion can be a tough thing. But figuring out what that passion is can be even more elusive. … Continue reading
Another karaoke favorite of mine. Known as Sukiyaki in English it was a hit in America in the 60s even though it was sung in Japanese. Lyrics here
…as a procedure for efficient learning, it obviously has little if anything to do with reading Japanese as Japanese. Heisig’s method is a thoroughgoing technique for memorizing the equivalent of a dictionary, much as a magician might memorize the order … Continue reading
Some low culture and a fun song. Bodily functions seem less taboo in Japan. It’s from the popular series Nodame Cantabile. You can sing along using the lyrics.