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Toma vs. Nakatsu

Nhiều khi mình tự hỏi, từ trước tới giờ mình thích Nakatsu hay Toma. Nhiều người phải công nhận rằng vai Nakatsu đã làm nên tên tuổi của Toma và đồng thời cũng tạo nên cái bóng quá lớn đối với sự nghiệp của anh. 1,440 more words

Hana Kimi

Book Review - The Lives of Tao, by Wesley Chu

That SF is becoming less anglocentric is an exciting and much-welcomed novelty, and I’m not talking here (just) about language, but also culture and tropes.  It often results in a fascinating and compelling mix of different worlds and traditions, like in the case of Wesley Chu, a Taiwan-born and American-raised writer and one of the best discoveries (for me) of 2013. 657 more words


[Movie] 源氏物語 千年の謎

Today, after some hours of study, I’ve finally watched 源氏物語 千年の謎 ^ ^

I found it only with Vietnamese subtitles, but knowing the story helped me to understand what it was happening even if couldn’t grasp everything because of my listening skills that aren’t still good enough to wacth a film without English or Japanese subtitles. 142 more words


The Fragrant Art of Japanese Incense

I love incense. I love the glowing tip at the end of a joss stick. I love the way fragrant smoke curls from the powder burning on a charcoal briquet. 818 more words

Classical Japan

Translating a poem's translation :)

I think that my craziness increase more and more by time passes by lol I was reading Genji Monogatari when I came across the title of a poem: Ode of everlasting woes. 208 more words


Bahasa, Di Antara China dan Jepang

Ini adalah tulisan ‘agak intelek’ saya. Mohon maaf dan mohon kritik jika ada kekurangan dan kesalahan. Oh iya, saya tipikal orang yang gak suka tahun, oleh karena itu dalam tulisan ini sedikit sekali tahun yang spesifik. 649 more words

Art on Tuesday: Murasaki Shikibu

Murasaki Shikibu 紫 式部 is the author of the Genji monogatari 源氏物語. The first world’s novel and the most famous literary artwork of all time, an outstanding Japanese classic about life at the Heian court (794-1185), she writes psychologically deeply observed stories, witty observations, erotic tales, intertwining it with poetry and it is a joy of a read, even today. 91 more words