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by loveinjapanese2014
Sun 03.16.2014 12:15 pm
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: Universities in US where we can study Japanese?
Replies: 3
Views: 6392

Re: Universities in US where we can study Japanese?

Alabama - Birmingham Southern College (Major in Asian Studies; Exchange program with Kansai Gaidai University) - Samford University (Minor in Japanese) - University of Alabama - Birmingham (Japanese classes) - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa (Major in International Studies with a concentration o...
by loveinjapanese2014
Sun 03.16.2014 11:57 am
Forum: History and Literature Discussions
Topic: Need Advice on Japanese Fairy Tales!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 4974

Re: Need Advice on Japanese Fairy Tales!!!

1.Momotaro (ももたろ or Peach Taro): The story of a young boy, born from a peach 2.Ikkyu San (一休, Mr. Ikkyu): A tale of a young boy’s adventures on his path to becoming a Buddhist monk. 3. Kasajizo (かさじぞう or Bamboo Hat Guardians): A story of a poor old couple and the magical stone, guardian statues (Jiz...
by loveinjapanese2014
Sun 03.16.2014 11:32 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Japanese blog sites written in English
Replies: 3
Views: 7689

Re: Japanese blog sites written in English

Could anyone of you here lend me some good Japanese blog sites written in English? I just wanted to know about the country and its culture as well.. Thanks! -zoomingjapan.com - japanese culture, traveling in japan, living and working in japan, life as foreigner in japan, beautiful photos of japan, ...
by loveinjapanese2014
Sun 03.16.2014 10:55 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: How to make friends with Native Japanese?
Replies: 7
Views: 10234

Re: How to make friends with Native Japanese?

Is there any technique to drive natives into conversation and would apparently make them your friends? I've noticed that most of the Japanese are really shy into conversation and not into this "making friends" thingy, or am I just choosing not the right kind of version in their language? Note that ...
by loveinjapanese2014
Tue 03.04.2014 7:02 am
Forum: General off topic
Topic: Japanese Woman (For Boys only)
Replies: 8
Views: 7229

Re: Japanese Woman (For Boys only)

Japanese girls are extremely beautiful. Their petite stature, ivory skin and black silky hair make them look very attractive, and it is not surprising that men fall for them and like to date them. But Japanese girls are not like girls of other countries. They give a lot of importance to their custom...
by loveinjapanese2014
Tue 03.04.2014 6:51 am
Forum: History and Literature Discussions
Topic: Japanese Literature... Which would you recommend?
Replies: 25
Views: 22390

Re: Japanese Literature... Which would you recommend?

It is difficult to know where to begin with Japanese literature, there are loads of famous authors. So I would suggest "Yasunari Kawabata", for example Les Belles endormies or Tristesse et Beaute. These two novels are very famous and very typical of the Japanese literature. I was told Le maitre de g...
by loveinjapanese2014
Tue 03.04.2014 6:43 am
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Should I Homestay with a family or go Dormitory?
Replies: 9
Views: 10747

Re: Should I Homestay with a family or go Dormitory?

I chose to live with a homestay family and it has been an amazing experience! I have my own room, get fed 2 meals a day and get a chance to practice my japanese in a casual setting. I love my host family because they show me little tid-bits of what japanese home life is like. Something that many for...
by loveinjapanese2014
Tue 03.04.2014 6:34 am
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: seemingly safe places to live in japan
Replies: 71
Views: 41760

Re: seemingly safe places to live in japan

As far as natural disasters are concerned, no place is safe. A typhoon can hit Okinawa and all four main islands. An earthquake can also hit anywhere in Japan. Major snowstorms can also hit the Tohoku region of Honshu island and Hokkaido (the northern most island). Japan is prepared for natural disa...
by loveinjapanese2014
Thu 02.27.2014 3:10 am
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: How To Approach Japanese Women?
Replies: 0
Views: 4463

How To Approach Japanese Women?

Ok I've always dated asian women, however I really never dated Japanese girls.I think Japanese girls are really cute and wouldnt mind it though! because of cultural differences,what the is proper/polite way to approach a Japanese girl that I think is cute? Any advice? :think: