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Ichi, ni, san...action!

Life is full of surprises. Life in Japan overflows with them – like stumbling upon your new friend who lives in Tokyo while playing a tourist for a television commercial (the details of which must remain secret until its release) in a tiny alley off Higashi-Ginza. 1,583 more words

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Heard You Like Fish

I have a ton of blog catching up to do, but I really just can’t bring myself to actually write about recent happenings quite yet. 392 more words

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Weekend Trip: Kyoto -- Actually 1-day trip

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I went to Kyoto (for the 3rd time) again. But it was my friends first time and they were exited. Unfortunately it was 1 week before our scholarship pay-day. 535 more words

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The Kids' Kimono Debut for Shichi-Go-San

Last month, we went to Studio Mario to let the professionals photograph our children for Shichigosan (七五三 / lit. 7, 5, 3).  It is a Japanese event that celebrates the growth and well-being of young children. 384 more words

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Setsubun 

February 3rd in Japan is Setsubun. This is the day before spring, another chance to start anew and to drive demons out and claim happiness for the new year with the start of a new season. 361 more words

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Accident Etiquette

I forgot to charge the battery of my electric bike last night.  This resulted in an accident on the way to school this morning as I was riding up a very steep hill.    308 more words

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Give Yourself to the Dark Chocolate

Star Wars is a pretty big deal here too. I Still Haven’t Seen It! Mostly because movie theaters are expensive and crowded the only times I can go. 203 more words

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