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  1. Swiss Poker Ace

    Help Yosegaki Hinomaru translation

    Hello, does somebody know what is written on this flag? This flag was carried by a soldier in a “comfort bag” (袋問慰). Many thanks Robert from Switzerland
  2. madeintokyo

    Enoshima: (1) Winter Illumination (2) 3 Best Seaside Views, Mt. Fuji View, Both in 360 video

    Enoshima Winter Illumination 湘南の宝石 Shonan no Hoseki Enoshima in 360 video | Made in Tokyo 湘南の宝石 Today we are at the famous Enoshima Illumination, The Jewel of Shonan (or Shonan no Hoseki) since 1999. When you walk through the entrance gate of the Samuel Cocking Garden on the top of Enoshima...
  3. T

    Japan Expat Fraud Alert for TEFL Teachers and Schools - Eslinsider exposed as job scam - See Reviews and Complaints

    Unfortunately the foreign owner of this blacklisted operation in China, Taiwan, Korea and Hong Kong is now in Japan skimming, scamming and cheating teachers as he has done for 6 years as you can read for yourself at the below links. He is most infamous for his "bait and switch" job placements...
  4. madeintokyo

    Travel Winter Illumination Baccarat Chandelier in a 360 video Yebisu Garden Place | Made in Tokyo

    Yebisu Garden Place Winter Illumination Baccarat Chandelier in a 360 video | Made in Tokyo This seasonal wintertime show at Yebisu Garden Place involves a baccarat chandelier that is 5m tall and 3m high, making it one of the largest in the world. In particular, the event uses nearly 100,000...
  5. Alex192000

    Greetings from Bulgaria!

    Hello guys! My name is Alexandra, I am new here. I am Bulgarian. I found this website/ forum randomly so I decided immediately to register. I love Japan from kid. Now I am 20 years old. I study Japanese language by online lessons from teacher because I couldn't be accepted in college Japanese...
  6. angusthegreat

    Homura - 炎 - Demon Slayer - 1st Double Violin Version Online - guarantee!

    i clone myself and created a 2-part violin for the melody and second melody of 'Homura' from Mugen Train. I'm happy about it but not yet confident in producing more. it's pretty much in your hand now. wish it had brought some inner peace
  7. Badgerblack

    Japanese Teak Chair. Does anyone know anything?

    Hello. My sister has recent bought this Japanese chair. The main body of the chair is one piece of teak wood. It has been in a Japanese family for around 100 years, so is certainly older than this. It was would love to know more about it, if anyone knows anything.
  8. natalieecer

    Beer Market Research in Japan

    Hello everyone! I am an International Business for Asia student at Rotterdam Business School in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. My project group is currently doing beer market research in Japan, and unfortunately we have not enough responses. So I am asking all of you wonderful people here to help...
  9. M

    Wanted Looking for a Japanese immigrant who lives in the U.S. to answer some interview questions

    Hello. I have a cultural interview project for my Food and Culture class, and I chose to study Japanese culture over the semester as it is the culture that interests me the most. I am to compare/contrast my culture with someone from Japan. I do not know anyone personally from Japan, which is why...
  10. E

    From Italy I'm searching for the woman in the picture from 1977

    Hi, I'm a 37 y.o. italian woman from Italy: going through family's pictures I've found a picture of a Japanese young lady, dated 1977.1.3 . Just said that nobody from my family has never been to Japan, nor any other contacts with japanese people (such as for work reasons, or travels, etc.) so I...
  11. Stroopwafel

    Question View of Japanese people on the aging of Japan

    Hello! We are two Dutch high school students who are writing a paper about Japan's aging population for school. As foreigners, it's pretty hard for us to find a lot of information about the views the Japanese people themselves have on the issue. Therefore, we made this survey to ask you about...
  12. shokushock

    食 × shock

    Do you know the daily food of Japanese? We don't eat sushi every day.
  13. soeno

    Preparing for the SPI test (aptitude test during the job-hunting process) in English?

    First off, the company claimed that they will conduct the test both in Japanese and English ( so you can choose) and I have to take it at a test center. I will know the detail only at the company briefing session in April so it's all about speculating and preparing for now. Kindly let me know...
  14. Seiko

    Japan “Sayonara Tax.” International tourists pay before departure

    One of my co-workers reading the USA Today news paper drop off a cut out article about Japan travel. Knowing i am about to travel out there for work, He wanted to to get my opinion on it. I got a little upset but laugh telling him this year was my last year traveling there. This other person...
  15. D

    Question Can someone translate this please?

    Hello everyone, someone could help me translate these four texts, I would really appreciate it: D Text1: あの支衛君が "人妻" なんかに手を出すわけが... Text2: だってそこに行くならまず私に手を出すはずだもん! text3: 続きは...互いに 生き残ってからだ! Text4: メテ火隕右 Thanks :D
  16. T

    New Podcast About News in Japan!

    Hello Everyone, My name is Trajan Agrippa and I'm brand new to this forum. I thought it would be a good idea to introduce myself and my new show at the same time. I have a new podcast that covers everything that's happing in Japan. It's called the "News of Japan With Trajan Agrippa." It's...
  17. candra41

    Question Help me, missing song title

    [youtube] Please help me, I really like this song, but I don't know the song title. thanks for those who answered ^^
  18. tsugiwajapan

    My new youtube channel - Tsugi wa Japan

    Hi guys, I started a new youtube channel a month ago about japan, and I wanted to share it with you. Here is my last video so far : Don't hesitate to tell me what you think about it :emoji_wink::emoji_thumbsup: Thanks and enjoy !!
  19. C

    Help Total newbee, I have no idea

    okay so my head is spinning on all this research I’m trying to do, and I just need some advice. Firstly, I want to start studying Japanese online (beginner level) Where do I start? What course do I take? Can I study with TAFE? I’m aiming to teach English in Japan even translating, or tutor. I...
  20. SMiles

    Hello everyone.

    I am new to any kind of forum, but I thought I would introduce myself and see where this goes! I am SMiles and I have joined here in hopes of furthering my knowledge about all things Japan. I had the good fortune to live in Japan for a year some 30 years ago. The culture was amazing and I...
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