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by SO_Rennish
Mon 07.18.2005 11:11 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Japanese girls and the peace sign
Replies: 45
Views: 16303

RE: Japanese girls and the peace sign

Its like the thumbs up sign with the pinky sticking out.
by SO_Rennish
Sun 07.17.2005 1:20 am
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Japanese music
Replies: 60
Views: 19013

RE: Japanese music

Wow, thats alot. Well you added some I left out, but whatever. I also left out KinKi Kids, Chemistry, Ryohei Yamamoto, YUI, Sowelu, Mr. Children and Hinoi Team. KinKi Kids [I don't really listen to them, but I see their music videos doing well on the charts. They have interesting music videos, but l...
by SO_Rennish
Sat 07.16.2005 9:29 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Im new here
Replies: 7
Views: 2667

RE: Im new here

Kramersize wrote: I like anime so I would like to learn japanese that pertains to that and I am a investor and may be interested in buying land in the Hokkaido area. I love nature and am interested in having a vacation home there possibly so I want to learn to speak the language of that region. I w...
by SO_Rennish
Sat 07.16.2005 9:28 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Im new here
Replies: 7
Views: 2667

RE: Im new here

If you like the anime and music, it seems like you would want to go to Tokyo instead.
by SO_Rennish
Sat 07.16.2005 9:23 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: brand names
Replies: 2
Views: 1757

RE: brand names

Spaztick wrote: Snob appeal. For some reason people in general tend to like a product more if it costs more, however in Japan people want the cost to stay up so the "brand name" thing has a higher value. One good example I saw was when some company was selling an expensive walkman (I wanna say Sony...
by SO_Rennish
Sat 07.16.2005 9:20 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Finding music
Replies: 8
Views: 3040

RE: Finding music

I have about 7.2 gb on my laptop. If you want, I can ysi some popular songs to you. If you anyone is interested, they can pm me.
by SO_Rennish
Sat 07.16.2005 9:18 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Asian-Americans in Japan
Replies: 10
Views: 4922

RE: Asian-Americans in Japan

Even if you can't get a teaching job, you can get another job. To make extra money, you can advertise for english lessons. My friend did that when she came to japan. She stayed with me, and every night around 6, she would meet my friends and me at a cafe, and we'd just practice english with her. I o...
by SO_Rennish
Sat 07.16.2005 9:14 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Japanese girls and the peace sign
Replies: 45
Views: 16303

RE: Japanese girls and the peace sign

There are many reason, but mostly its because they saw americans doing it, so they decided to do it as well. Thumbs up and hang loose are also popular.
by SO_Rennish
Sat 07.16.2005 8:58 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Apartments in Japan
Replies: 19
Views: 4583

RE: Apartments in Japan

Akutabai_Gamma wrote: I was wondering just how hard is it to get an aparment in Japan? I've heard that landlords really do not like to rent out to gaijins because of, "rasical" reasons and also because of discrimnation and one of the reasons for this is because they don't like to deal with ppl who ...
by SO_Rennish
Sat 07.16.2005 8:49 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Cost of Living?
Replies: 7
Views: 3284

RE: Cost of Living?

Kramersize wrote: Im thinking about buying some property in the Hokkaido region because I love nature. And I was wondering what the cost of food and taxes are like. And other living expenses. Most things in Japan are going to be expensive in everyday life it you are a foreigner. After you get a job...
by SO_Rennish
Sat 07.16.2005 8:44 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Japanese music
Replies: 60
Views: 19013

RE: Japanese music

If anybody needs or wants to find any albums by a particular artists. I know some good websites to download a large assortment of Japanese artist albums.
by SO_Rennish
Sat 07.16.2005 8:40 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga Discussions
Topic: Bleach anyone?
Replies: 23
Views: 5750

RE: Bleach anyone?

I love Bleach. Orihime is so cool! lol. Ichigo is so cute. Anyways, I haven't gotten to see episodes 39 and 40, because my torrent downloader isn't working, so bleck. sucks. But everyone should watch it. To Alyeck, there are sites online where you can just read the manga online. Very cheap :)
by SO_Rennish
Sat 07.16.2005 8:36 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Japanese music
Replies: 60
Views: 19013

RE: Japanese music

When most people think of Japanese music, they classify it as JPop, which is wrong because alot of artists that are classified as JPOP artists, don't consider their style of music pop. Like Amuro Namie, she is more hip hop mixed with pop, but is leaning more towards hip hop now. Now that i've listed...