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  1. The Shrine Drummerhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10015-the-shrine-drummer

    prefecture known as Tottori. I loved it there. My only complaint was my noisy neighbor that liked to play taiko drums early in the morning (usually between 5:30am – 6:00am). He would open all the doors and windows so that it could be heard by all. He...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  2. Rude Awakeninghttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10065-rude-awakening

    immediately followed by a recorded voice saying, "An earthquake is coming! An earthquake is coming!" It was the nationwide early warning system, and our building's alarm system is tied directly into it. Our hearts beating in our chests, we dashed from...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  3. Sept 2005 - Motorcycle Gangs, 3-Hour Lunchbreaks, Time to Move Onhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10032-sept-2005-motorcycle-gangs-3-hour-lunchbreaks-time-to-move-on

    for lack of talent. Complaint to the Shrine Drummer I've been trying to stop the annoying shrine drummer from playing in the early morning. I've left several notes in Japanese in the collection box at the shrine. Then last week I actually went over...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  4. What Japan Taught Me About Americahttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10076-what-japan-taught-me-about-america

    both the prosperous strengths and tragic weaknesses of such diversity. Chinese migrant workers constructed the nation's early railroad system. Africans forced to work as slaves were the very reason America's early agrarian economy flourished. Immigrants...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  5. Common, Unique, and Interesting Japanese Girl Nameshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10325-common-unique-and-interesting-japanese-girl-names

    names. Zuri When a girl gets a name that literally translates into beautiful, there are high hopes and expectations set early on. Zuri is a simple yet beautiful name and is one that is still used in Japan and is considered to be a respected and beloved...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  6. Talent Agencies for Foreigners in Tokyohttps://japanatron.com/directory/10413-talent-agencies-for-foreigners-in-tokyo

    is a veritable angel that hustles endlessly to land everyone paid work. I was always paid perfectly on-time--sometimes even early. Highly recommended! Yoshino Pro A good friend of mine is registered with Yoshino Pro and reports an excellent experience...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Directory
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  7. USA Cash Appshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10403-usa-cash-apps

    Cash App - Well this one has a pretty straight-forward name! - Owned by Square Venmo - Owned by Paypal Zelle - Owned by Early Warning Services, which is a partnership of several major US banks.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  8. The Hunt for the Ultimate Dietary Supplements for Anxiety, Stress, and Insomniahttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10381-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-dietary-supplements-for-anxiety-stress-and-insomnia

    booster. As stress and anxiety can certainly downgrade the body's immune response, I call in Cat's Claw when I feel the early symptoms of a (possibly stress-related) common cold. Perhaps it's just a "magic feather" phenomenon (like how many people swear...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  9. Beating the Winter Chill the Japanese Wayhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10339-beating-the-winter-chill-the-japanese-way

    a fresh romantic relationship. Maybe not the first date, but perhaps the third?? 2. Go in the middle of the night or very early morning. Most baths are open almost 24 hours a day, with a span of several hours reserved for maintenance and cleaning. I...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  10. Tips For Learning a Second Languagehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10327-tips-for-learning-a-second-language

    Think on your feet and learn to go with the flow. You might not be able to say “I am taking a trip to the mall” in Japanese early on in your practice, but “I am going shopping” will likely be easier for you to learn. Both phrases essentially express the...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
    • Language: *
  11. Countrysidehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside

    These stories come mostly from my early days in Japan working as an English conversation teacher out in Tottori Prefecture (2003~2006).

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  12. Flaw in LINE Causes Unintentional Identity Thefthttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10222-flaw-in-line-causes-unintentional-identity-theft

    kids saying things like 「おひさしぶり!」 ("Long time no see!"). My list of suggested friends is kilometers long, packed with early 20s hip Japanese girl profile photos complete with Hello Kitty stamps and enough peace signs to indeedmake the world a brighter...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  13. Why Linux is Coolhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10147-why-linux-is-cool

    line. He soon inspired me to learnall about this mysterious free operating system. He was my Yoda. Remember the scene early in "Return of the Jedi" where newly-crowned Jedi Luke clad entirely in black coolly moseys into Jabba's lair and ends up...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  14. Google is Skynethttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10064-google-is-skynet

    logo, but can be customized instantly with various Google terminator themes. There are thousands of themes to choose from! Early Google terminators prove unsuccessful in the field because those being killed must accept the "terms of service" license...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  15. My Bout With Stealing and Subsequent Family Dramahttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10062-my-bout-with-stealing-and-subsequent-family-drama

    Mix it up and make different mistakes. * Even children have rudimentary knowledge of right and wrong, and lessons learned early in life shape the cornerstone of one's moral character. * Despite the high-ranking value of individuality that permeates...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  16. Why Japanese Girls Are Hothttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10041-why-japanese-girls-are-hot

    but a belly-button is off-limits. I'll just dismiss it as culture. They're Rich Despitethe popping of the boom bubble in the early 90s, Japan maintains an extremely high standard of living laden with ridiculous excess. Japanese people dress-up their...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  17. 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

    at me and my associated Western peas andcarrots. The next morning we had an awesome breakfast, but we had to get up sooooo early for it (7:30 am). The entire inn had an alarm clock to wake everyone just after sunrise. So much for sleeping in. Mondaiji...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  18. October 2004 - Typhoons, Concerts, and Ninjashttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10028-october-2004-typhoons-concerts-and-ninjas

    a TV show there that day, so that was an added bonus. Ninjas and Nintendo were two very strong Japanese cultural influences early in my childhood, so the tour was a delightful flashback to childhood. It not only made me feel young again, but some amount...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  19. Things My Parents Did Righthttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10017-things-my-parents-did-right

    that I was later able to invest and grow into a down-payment on my first home purchase. My mom and dad's smart money sense early on influenced me to follow suit. I studied accounting and economics at university hoping that the knowledge would endow me...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
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