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Regentag store grand opening

A good friend of mine, MiCAさん, has opened her brand new online fashion and accessory store, Regentag. In Japan it’s customary at a shops opening for people to send large flower arrangements, and for the complex relationships and levels of … Continue reading

24. January 2010 by ロバート
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Firefox – The Japanese learners browser.

The browser of choice for learners of Japanese has to be Firefox. Maybe because it’s logo is inspired by Godzilla! I resisted it for a long while because I quite liked Omniweb. Since Omniweb stopped development was in a period … Continue reading

14. August 2009 by ロバート
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Children Full of Life – 涙と笑いのハッピークラス

I came across this film today on Japan Probe. It reminds me a bit of “The Queen’s Classroom” except this is a real look inside a classroom in Japan’s primary school system. The original 涙と笑いのハッピークラス―4年1組命の授業 was made by NHK in … Continue reading

22. July 2009 by ロバート
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BBC Four Japan season

BBC Four has a season of Japan related programs at the moment called Hidden Japan. Also on their web site there is an amusing series of Japanese word of the day to watch. If you miss any you can catchup … Continue reading

18. March 2009 by ロバート
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Mixi restores Shogunate isolationism

Mixi now requires a Japanese mobile phone email in order to register a new account. I became aware of this reading Tofugu. It may just be an anti-spam or age checking measure but it effectively shuts out anyone not in … Continue reading

19. May 2008 by ロバート
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LingQ – building vocabulary by reading online

LingQ is another site that is based around learning through flashcards. It takes a slightly different approach to WordChamp however. The underlying philospophy here is the natural acquisition of language through reading and listening. The idea is that you become … Continue reading

07. May 2008 by ロバート
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