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5 years later, the aftermath of the 2011 Tsunami

5 years later, the aftermath of the 2011 Tsunami

It's been 5 years since disaster struck Eastern Japan. While there are thousands still trying to rebuild their homes and lives, take a look at how things are.

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Japan's Cherry Blossom Craze

Japan's Cherry Blossom Craze

We all know how the Sakura is a Symbol of Japan, but just how much do the Japanese love Cherry Blossoms?

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Come to Lawson for snacks, drinks, and a Cancer Screening!

Come to Lawson for snacks, drinks, and a Cancer Screening!

After a long day at work or school, going to a Konbini for a snack is pretty normal in Japan. Now, Kyoto aims to make that stop a bit healthier.

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Soccer for All in Japan, including North Korea

Soccer for All in Japan, including North Korea

With the 2016 Olympic Game's coming up, Japan has decided to make an exception from not allowing entry to North Korea's Women's Soccer team.

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Souvenir's for Foodies, If you can Find it

Souvenir's for Foodies, If you can Find it

The perfect souvenir or gift from your Japan tour, a bottle of Pink soy sauce. But can you find it?

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Japan's New Fad: Foot Paths

Japan's New Fad: Foot Paths

Foot paths, trail-like pathways people can walk through to enjoy the natural scenery

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Mermaid & Kappa Move to... Miyazaki

Mermaid & Kappa Move to... Miyazaki

With dancing girls, decorative anime posters, and more, the new move of Japanese PR? A mermaid and a kappa moved to Miyazaki...

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Yanagawa's Sagemon Girls are Here

Yanagawa's Sagemon Girls are Here

Yanagawa City has a new way of promoting themselves to the rest of the world. Introducing: The Sagemon Girls!

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Open Skies Deal | Fly to Hawaii

Open Skies Deal | Fly to Hawaii

One of the worst things about flying to Japan is you can't really plan a layover or some time in between at Hawaii. Well now you just might...

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Proverb of the Day: <q>Sake-wa-hon-shin-wo-ara-wasu</q>

Proverb of the Day: Sake-wa-hon-shin-wo-ara-wasu

Let's learn Japanese: Today's Proverb is Sake-wa-hon-shin-wo-ara-wasu or Sake reveals are true feelings!

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Whaling in Japan

Whaling in Japan

While a controversial subject, Whaling in Japan goes back to before the times of WW2 and continues to this day, despite protest from the rest of the world.

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Proverb of the Day: <q>itadakimasu</q> and <q>gochisosama-deshita</q>

Proverb of the Day: itadakimasu and gochisosama-deshita

Let's learn Japanese: Today's Proverb are i-ta-da-ki-masu and go-chi-so-sama-de-shi-ta!

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Proverb of the Day: <q>Saru-mo-ki-kara-ochiru</q>

Proverb of the Day: Saru-mo-ki-kara-ochiru

Let's learn Japanese: Today's Proverb is Saru-mo-ki-kara-ochiru or Even a Monkey falls from a Tree!

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"Onigiri"-Japanese Riceballs, the perfect snack

In Japan, an onigiri or omusubi is a little ball of rice, usually with some type of filling, warped up in a delicious piece of nori. Onigiri is a staple Japanese food nowadays, after being a part of Japanese culture for centuries.

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Proverb of the Day: <q>Ju-nin-to-iro</q>

Proverb of the Day: Ju-nin-to-iro

Let's learn Japanese: Today's Proverb is Ju-nin-to-iro or Ten People, Ten Colors!

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Proverb of the Day:

Proverb of the Day: "Nana-koro-bi yaoki"

Let's learn Japanese: Today's Proverb is Nana-koro-bi yaoki or fall seven times, get up 8 times.

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Proverb of the Day: <q>Kaeru-no-ko-ha-Kaeru</q>

Proverb of the Day: Kaeru-no-ko-ha-Kaeru

Let's learn Japanese: Today's Proverb is kaeru-no-ko-ha-kaeru or a frog's child is a frog!

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New to Amazon: On-Demand Sommelier Service!

New to Amazon: On-Demand Sommelier Service!

I know with the internet, it's getting easier to find what you're looking for and have it delivered to your door. Well, now Japan found a way to match you with the perfect bottle of wine.

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Proverb of the Day: Hana-yori-Dango

Proverb of the Day: Hana-yori-Dango

Let's learn Japanese: Today's Proverb is hana-yori-dango or dango before flowers!

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Take your Plastic bags Everywhere with a <q>RejiBukuro</q>!

Take your Plastic bags Everywhere with a RejiBukuro!

Plastic bags are great for storing groceries and trash, but now that stores are charging for them/carrying reusable bags are such a hassle, Japan has a solution for you!

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