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My cubby for my shoes, with my name written on the door in Japanese.

Japan

Birthday Month in Review

Now that it’s July, I figured I’d better give a summary of June. June was a pretty good month. Not only was the temperature just right (in the 70’s in Sendai, albeit a bit rainy) and some of my favorite flowers were (and still are) in bloom (hydrangeas “ajisai”, roses “bara”, gardenias “kuchinashi”, irises “airisu”, etc.), but it was also my birthday month! 807 more words

Everyday Life

Geisha : Maiko Vs. Geiko

Differences between Maiko-san and Geiko-san
(Left – Maiko, Right – Geiko)

Most people is familiar with the world Geisha (How can you not know famous movie “the memoirs of Geisha”?). 230 more words

Geiko

Hibike! Euphonium (Sound! Euphonium) Anime Review (Short Version)

Genre Tags: Drama, Music, School, Romance(unofficially), Shoujou Ai/Yuri(unofficially)

Seasons/Episodes: 13

Synopsis: Hibike! Euphonium begins when Kumiko Oumae, a girl who was in the brass band club in junior high school, visits her high school’s brass band club as a first year. 258 more words

Anime

小暑と大暑・Sho'usho and Taisho

木槿・Mukuge

七夕が行われる7月7日頃が小暑の始まりです。夏至から数えて15日目となります。暑さがどんどん強くなっていくという意味があり、日本ではこの頃から暑さが強まって行きます。本格的な夏の到来です。

Around July 7, when the feast of tanabata is celebrated, it also marks the beginning of sho’usho.  It is the 15th day since  201 more words

San Francisco

Otaku Summit 2015

Otaku Summit 2015 was a gathering of cosplay/anime enthusiasts at Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex on March 28-29th.

Otaku Summit 2015 -YouTube Video

Japan

きっと勝つ & 御礼

Although my time here is limited, I’m still learning new stuff every day about the Japanese language and it’s culture. Today as well the strangest thing (?) happened to me. 700 more words

Japan