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Anime CD Review - Gintama Best
This week’s article is a review of a CD featuring theme songs from the super-popular anime series, Gintama. It’s written specifically for readers unfamiliar with Gintama, anime music, or just Japanese music on the whole. Of course, anime music fans are also welcome to come on in…

Aoshima Shrine
Shrines and temples are a dime a dozen in the Land of the Rising Sun, but one particular shrine in Southern Kyushu stands out for the sheer variety of fortune telling activities one can do there.

Baffling Japanese Politeness - At The Movies
Being polite is a good thing. But too much of anything is never good. And because this is Japan we're talking about, it can be plain weird. You can't even escape from it at a Japanese movie theatre.

Baffling Japanese Politeness – In A Train
Ah… Japan. The Land of (Baffling) Politeness. Even while you’re on a train in this country, you can’t escape from the air of politeness going all around… which, by the way, may or may not seem logical to a non-Japanese. Read this article, and make your own judgement on this.

Baffling Japanese Politeness – Queuing
You’ve read about the eerily unnatural silence you’d experience inside a Japanese movie theatre (if not, go check out Baffling Japanese Politeness – At The Movies). Now, read about the Japanese queuing custom, which will make you wonder if they actually are an inherently polite race or not…

Beppu Hot Spring Hells
Japan is famous for their numerous onsen or hot springs for bathing. But there are two places in this country where there are hot springs specifically for viewing purposes. One of them is in Beppu, Oita Prefecture in the Kyushu region.

Bizarre Japanese Children Facts
Want to know about bizarre facts on Japanese kids that news reports will never feature? Then check out this article!

Cheap Meals in Japan
This article provides useful information for people in Japan, both residents and tourists, who want to save on meals, and focus on spending their money on things like transportation and places of interest.

Corrupted English In Japanese Language
In this article, find out some of the English words the Japanese have murdered and resurrected in their corrupt forms for use in their daily lives.

Counting In Japanese - Cardinal Numbers
Learning to count in Japanese effectively can be pretty frustrating, no thanks to the complex system used. This article condenses all the main information you need to know about counting cardinal numbers in Japanese.

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