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Chonin - Japanese townspeople
Chonin (“townspeople”, 町 means city ward) were a social class that emerged at the beginning of the 16th century usually settling around castles...
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Japanese Encoding
This is an overview of Japanese Encoding Standards. Currently, there are three primary Japanese encoding standards in use to process Japanese...
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Display Japanese characters in your browser
This is a concise overview of how to display Japanese characters in your browser. Modern browsers are designed to show text in virtually any...
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Processing Japanese on Non-Japanese systems
Processing Japanese characters on non-Japanese systems: this is a brief overview on how to input Japanese characters under Windows and Macintosh...
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Japanese Translation Tools
Translation Sites Excite Japan: Excite Japan offers an excellent tool for site translations between English and Japanese. Needless to say that...
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Japanese Language Resources
General Software jBrowse: plugin for Microsoft Internet Explorer that adds furigana and word definitions to Japanese web pages. It’s also a...
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Samurai
Toshirō Mifune and Richard Chamberlain in "Shōgun" (1980) "Shōgun" is the first novel in James Clavell’s Asian Saga. It is set in feudal Japan...
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Kawaii: Culture of Cuteness
Research paper written by Jeremy Read, March 2005 Introduction to cuteness Kawaii, meaning “cute” or “childlike”, is the term used for the...
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Jap
With kind permission of Gil Asakawa You’d think in the 21st century, that racial epithet would be so old-fashioned that anyone using them would...
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The Unbiased Truth About Nova
Topics in this article: The Reality of Nova The Nova Routine The Interview and Qualifications Accommodation Training and Teaching Methods...
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Japanese Swords Q&A
In this article, I hope to put together a list of questions and answers concerning anything and everything about the Japanese sword. There is so...
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