Akihabara December 14, 2014 8:18 pm

AKB48 J-Pop Profile


Akihabara December 14, 2014 8:18 pm

AKB48 J-Pop Profile


Japan Dreaming

AKB48 AKB48 (read “A.K.B. Forty-eight”) is a Japanese idol girl group. As of November 2013, the group has 89 members, whose ages range from early teens to mid-20s. AKB48 is named after Akihabara (Akiba for short), the area in Tokyo where the group’s theater is located. The idea of AKB48’s producer Yasushi Akimoto was to...

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AKB48 AKB48 (read “A.K.B. Forty-eight”) is a Japanese idol girl group. As of November 2013, the group has 89 members, whose ages range from early teens to mid-20s. AKB48 is named after Akihabara (Akiba for short), the area in Tokyo where the group’s theater is located. The idea of AKB48’s producer Yasushi Akimoto was to...

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Tokyo December 14, 2014 7:40 pm

Trains and Subways in Japan


Tokyo December 14, 2014 7:40 pm

Trains and Subways in Japan


Heavy Hitters: Takoyaki and Okonomiyaki

Whether you are traveling near or far, Trains and Subways in Japan provide a fast, precise and efficient way of reaching your destination. Trains and Subways in Japan The Tokyo public transport system is the fastest and the most convenient way to travel around the city. Avoid the morning rush hour between 7:30 am and...

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Whether you are traveling near or far, Trains and Subways in Japan provide a fast, precise and efficient way of reaching your destination. Trains and Subways in Japan The Tokyo public transport system is the fastest and the most convenient way to travel around the city. Avoid the morning rush hour between 7:30 am and...

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Customs & Culture December 13, 2014 2:28 pm

Japan Information and Facts


Customs & Culture December 13, 2014 2:28 pm

Japan Information and Facts


Haneda Airport Restaurants: Top 5

Japan information and facts that provide some basic insight into the country and its culture. Geography The Japanese archipelago is composed of 5 main islands and 3,000 smaller islands stretching from sub-arctic Hokkaido to subtropical Okinawa. Japan has a population of 127 million. 75% of the population lives in urban areas, making it relatively crowded....

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Japan information and facts that provide some basic insight into the country and its culture. Geography The Japanese archipelago is composed of 5 main islands and 3,000 smaller islands stretching from sub-arctic Hokkaido to subtropical Okinawa. Japan has a population of 127 million. 75% of the population lives in urban areas, making it relatively crowded....

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Japanese December 13, 2014 1:34 pm

Japanese Language Overview


Japanese December 13, 2014 1:34 pm

Japanese Language Overview


Japanese Language Overview

In the “western world” Japanese is commonly considered a difficult language to learn, mostly because of it’s writing system and unfamiliar logic of building sentences. Japanese has no genealogical relationship with Chinese, but it makes extensive use of Chinese characters, or kanji (漢字), in its writing system and a large portion of its vocabulary is...

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In the “western world” Japanese is commonly considered a difficult language to learn, mostly because of it’s writing system and unfamiliar logic of building sentences. Japanese has no genealogical relationship with Chinese, but it makes extensive use of Chinese characters, or kanji (漢字), in its writing system and a large portion of its vocabulary is...

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