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  1. Japanese Studyhttps://japanatron.com/directory/10415-japanese-study

    Apps, websites, books, etc. that I've found useful during my adventures in studying Japanese. Renzo's Japanese Dictionary Renzo's Japanese Dictionary is another one of my go-to Japanese-English dictionary apps. It's free and incredibly feature-rich, so...

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    • Author: Japanatron
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  2. How to Deal with Unwanted Attention from Japanese Menhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10338-how-to-deal-with-unwanted-attention-from-japanese-men

    Osaka, and little to none are to be found in smaller towns and rural regions. With so little international contact, most Japanese people tend to regard foreigners as some kind of exotic creatures who happen to be out shopping at their local konbini....

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    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  3. Contemplating Japanese Language Schoolhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10340-contemplating-japanese-language-school

    Do you want to improve your Japanese level? Maybe you have just moved to Japan and want to get a leg-up on your language studies? Maybe you have been in Japan for years and would finally like to learn to speak fluently? Maybe you want to move to Japan,...

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    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
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  4. Why Japanese Girls Are Hothttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10041-why-japanese-girls-are-hot

    Many people ask me what makes Japanese girls so damn hot--a common topic among male expats and foreign tourists. Here is my attempt at a scientific explanation of an otherwise perverted topic. They Exude Femininity Japanese women do anything and...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  5. How to Hit on Japanese Girlshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10259-how-to-hit-on-japanese-girls

    of hitting on girls is already widely covered on the web, I assembled some ruminations regarding specifically hitting on Japanese girls. As females, many of the same rules of the game apply; however, as Japanese females, I've noted some fascinating...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  6. How to Date Japanese Guyshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10336-how-to-date-japanese-guys

    of the Rising Sun--more and more women around the world have an ever-growing interest in Japan. The fascination towards Japanese men comes naturally--either from that cute bishōnen in the latest dorama, a popular singer, or even a manga character....

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    • Author: Japanatron
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  7. Q & A About the Japanese Entertainment Industryhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10027-q-a-a-about-the-japanese-entertainment-industry

    Recently a friend of a friend contacted me with questions regarding my experiences in the Japanese entertainment industry. Below is my reply. How hard has it been for you to break in? The biggest advantage with my comedy has been simply being a...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
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  8. How To Survive At a Japanese Companyhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10084-how-to-survive-at-a-japanese-company

    I started working in the 800-person IT department of a large Japanese financial firm. Being the only white boy and only native English speaker in my 30-person section, I stand out quite a bit. I've only been here a month; however, the piquant...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  9. Why Japanese TV Suckshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10053-why-japanese-tv-sucks

    universe Joe Donatelli, "right now is the Golden Era of Television." I soon realized shortly after moving to Japan that Japanese TV sucks ass. Let me explain the primary reasons... No Budget Japanese TV producers are either given no money to make a...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
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  10. December 2004 - Gettin' in the Newspaper, Japanese Class, Parties, and Concertshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10029-december-2004-gettin-in-the-newspaper-japanese-class-parties-and-concerts

    in the Sunday edition a few days later. There was even a picture from the live show I did at Afterhours. I went to Japanese class that day, and all the teachers in the class said, "Hey! You're in the newspaper!" One teacher copied the article and gave...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
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  11. Polite but Direct Refusal in Japanesehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10408-polite-but-direct-refusal-in-japanese

    Japan is a culture of indirect communication. When I first started learning Japanese, my teachers never failed to stress this. The language has countless examples of indirect communication via subtle queues that you just have to discern and somehow...

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    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
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  12. The Best & Worst iPhone Apps for Studying Japanesehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10173-the-best-worst-iphone-apps-for-studying-japanese

    Apps I Like Japanese LS Touch by Jan Bogner This app is on a short list of those that enable you to study by writing kanji with a finger or iPhone stylus. I'm attracted to this study method because one of the best Japanese study apps I've ever owned...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Studying Japanese
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  13. Beating the Winter Chill the Japanese Wayhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10339-beating-the-winter-chill-the-japanese-way

    are many other countries where the cold months can go down to as low as 10 degrees below zero. However, like most things Japanese, Japan's winter chill drifts in with its own distinctive aura. Personally, the oddest thing about the winter season is...

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    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  14. June 2005 - April Fools, Jusco Mornings, and Japanese TV Jauntshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10031-june-2005-april-fools-jusco-mornings-and-japanese-tv-jaunts

    New Cell Phone I got a new cell phone. This time I went to the Vodafoneshop by myself hoping that I could figure out the Japanese. I did fine, but the woman there was odd. She talked to me in this loud voice like I was deaf and mentally retarded. I kept...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
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  15. Studying Japanese With Mnemonic Deviceshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10080-studying-japanese-with-mnemonic-devices

    the letters over and over again. Mnemonic devices are efficient and powerful learning tools. I use them when studying Japanese vocabulary by creating and adding them to my flashcards. Here are some examples: 守る(まもる)- to protect The MA protects her...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Studying Japanese
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  16. Common, Unique, and Interesting Japanese Girl Nameshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10325-common-unique-and-interesting-japanese-girl-names

    cultures, and it is important to understand--Japan is no different, as a look at these names will reveal. Amaya Amaya is a Japanese name that has been around for many years but has never gained a ‘popular’ standing. The name means ‘night rain’ and some...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  17. Which Japanese Bank Do You Recommend?https://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10262-which-japanese-bank-do-you-recommend

    get this question a lot: "I just moved to Japan and need to open a bank account. Which bank do you recommend?" While many Japanese people would likely recommend one of the big Japanese banks (like Mizuho or Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ); personally, I would...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  18. Spelling-Out English Words For Japanese Peoplehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10364-spelling-out-english-words-for-japanese-people

    At yesterday's office drinking party, some Japanese coworkers told me they were amused as they overheard me on the phone struggling to spell-out my email address to an older Japanese woman. My mind flashed back to earlier that day: Wiping beads of...

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    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
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  19. The Best Software For Studying Japanesehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10079-the-best-software-for-studying-japanese

    Being an IT guy and a student of Japanese, I'm expectedly a fan of using software to study. I've tried just about every type of Japanese learning software there is, so here I've compiled a list of my favorites: The Rosetta Stone (PC / Mac) -...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Studying Japanese
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  20. The Shrine Drummerhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10015-the-shrine-drummer

    be able to proceed as if I were complaining about noise from a dance club or pachinko parlor. I had always been told that Japanese almost never complain directly. For example, a noisy neighbor would hear any complaints via the apartment building...

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    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
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