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Mon 2016.12.19

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Japanese web novel translation: “Japan: A New Age” by Tasogarenin (黄昏人) [Chapter 5: Junpei Transfers] chapter, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, light novel, science fiction, translation, Uncategorized, web novel Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.12.16

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Sorry, but (Japanese) translation A.I. is still asleep AI, Aside, General, google, google translate, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, technology, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.12.12

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Japanese web novel translation: “Japan: A New Age” by Tasogarenin (黄昏人) [Chapter 4: Development Begins] General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, light novel, novel, shosetsu, tasogarenin, translation, web novel Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.12.08

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Japanese Magazine Review: Lighthouse Seattle & Portland culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, lighthouse, magazine, newspaper, portland, raising a bilingual child, Reviews, seattle, west coast Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.12.05

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Japanese web novel translation: “Japan: A New Age” by Tasogarenin (黄昏人) [Chapter 3: Government Negotiations] General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, light novel, science fiction, scifi, shosetsu, translation, web novel Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.12.02

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Japanese phrase “mou hitotsu” (もうひとつ)and a brief Murakami translation expression, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, meaning, mou hitotsu, murakami, shosetsu, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.11.28

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Japanese web novel translation: “Japan: A New Age” by Tasogarenin (黄昏人) [Chapter 2: Startup] General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, light novel, novel, science fiction, sf, shousetsu, translation, Uncategorized, web novel Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.11.27

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あらせられます (araseraremasu): A triple-polite Japanese word General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, politeness, verb, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.11.21

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Japanese online novel translation: “Japan: A New Age” by Tasogarenin (黄昏人) [Chapter 1] General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Moderate, light novel, novel, revolution, science fiction, sf, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.11.07

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Japanese literature translation: 風の又三郎 (Matasaburo of the Wind) by 宮沢賢治 (Kenji Miyazawa) [part 1/5] aozora bunko, culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, kaze no matasaburo, kenji miyazawa, literature, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.10.30

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Japanese literature review: Kenji Miyazawa’s “Matasaburo of the Wind” classic, culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, kenji miyazawa, language, literature, review, Reviews, short story, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese
Japanese drama review: Mr. Nietzsche in the Convenience Store (ニーチェ先生~コンビニに) comedy, drama, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, nietzsche, review, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.10.10

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The Art of Translation: My process for translating from Japanese to English becoming, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, process, self-taught, translation, translator, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.09.26

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Japanese short novel translation: ”Sluggish Symbol, Inane Illusion” (緩慢な表象と虚ろな幻想): Translator’s notes behind the scenes, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, light novel, notes, syosetsu, translation, translator, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.09.26

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Japanese short novel translation: ”Sluggish Symbol, Inane Illusion” (緩慢な表象と虚ろな幻想): Chapter 10: “Graduation” fan, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, novel, short story, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.09.22

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Japanese short novel translation: ”Sluggish Symbol, Inane Illusion” (緩慢な表象と虚ろな幻想): Chapter 9: “Defeat” fan, fiction, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, novel, short story, syosetsu, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.09.12

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Japanese short novel translation: ”Sluggish Symbol, Inane Illusion” (緩慢な表象と虚ろな幻想): Chapter 6: ‘Memories Traced by a Corpse’ General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Moderate, light novel, novel, syosetsu, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.09.08

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Japanese short novel translation: ”Sluggish Symbol, Inane Illusion” (緩慢な表象と虚ろな幻想): Chapter 5: “A Digression” free, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, novel, story, translation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.09.06

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Japanese short novel translation: ”Sluggish Symbol, Inane Illusion” (緩慢な表象と虚ろな幻想): Chapter 4: “City” General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, novel, syosetsu, translation Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.09.02

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Japanese short novel translation: ”Sluggish Symbol, Inane Illusion” (緩慢な表象と虚ろな幻想): Chapter 3: “Introduction” japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, novel, syosetsu, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.08.29

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Japanese short novel translation: ”Sluggish Symbol, Inane Illusion” (緩慢な表象と虚ろな幻想): Chapter 2: “Masatoshi Sakizaki” japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, light novel, novel, syosetsu, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.08.21

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Japanese short novel translation: ”Sluggish Symbol, Inane Illusion” (緩慢な表象と虚ろな幻想): Chapter 1: “Saki Mitsumura” fan, fiction, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, novel, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.08.16

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Japanese short novel translation “Memoirs of a Traveller” (ある旅人の手記): Ch.2 “Car Conversation” fan, fiction, final fantasy, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, novel, story, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.08.15

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Japanese short novel translation “Memoirs of a Traveller” (ある旅人の手記): Ch.1 “Coffee and Camera” fiction, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Moderate, literature, shousetsu, translation, translator Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.08.14

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Japanese short story translation: ”Sluggish Symbol, Inane Illusion” (緩慢な表象と虚ろな幻想): Prologue General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Moderate, novel, short story, syosetsu, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.08.04

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Japanese Anime Review: “Time of Eve” (イブの時間) anime, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, movie, review, Reviews, series, time of eve Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2016.07.27

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Japanese short story review: “Memoirs of a traveller” (ある旅人の手記) by Romo Mamiya (まみや ろも) fiction, free, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Moderate, memoirs, Reviews, short story, shousetsuka, travel, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.07.25

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Japanese short story review: 「緩慢な表象と虚ろな幻想」”Unreliable Symbol, Hollow Illusion” by 藤村由紀 (Yuki Fujimura) free, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, meta, review, Reviews, short story, shousetsu, surreal, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.07.24

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Unofficial translation: Japanese Novel “Witch of the Library” (図書館の魔女) [1st chapter] book, fantasy, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, novel, tolkien, translation, Uncategorized, witch of the library Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2016.07.20

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Japanese Novel Review: “Witch of the Library” (図書館の魔女) by Daisuke Takada (高田 大介) [1st book] book, fantasy, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, literature, novel, review, Reviews, takada Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.07.12

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Recommend reading list for Japanese learners General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, list, novels, reading, recommended Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.06.30

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Japanese site review for free online novels: 「小説家になろう」 books, culture, free, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, novel, novelist, online, Reviews, shousetsuka, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.06.30

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Japanese Writing Lab #5: Favorite movie class, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese writing lab, japanese_writing_lab, language, practice, self-taught, topic, writing Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.06.24

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Japanese Vocabulary list: Trains (電車) and related terms japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, self-study, terms, trains, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, words Self Taught Japanese
Japanese Writing Lab #4: Hobbies General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese writing lab, japanese_writing_lab, language, linguisttics, practice, writing Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.06.12

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Japanese Writing Lab #3: How do you study Japanese? essay, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese writing lab, japanese_writing_lab, language, linguistics, practice, self-taught, writing Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2016.06.11

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The “〜くある” (~ku aru) form for Japanese adjectives adjectives, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Moderate, ku aru, language, linguistics Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2016.06.01

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Linguistic debate on the existence of subjects in Japanese (from three points of view) english, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, sentence structure, subject, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.05.29

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Japanese Writing Lab #1: Basic self-introduction course, essay, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese writing lab, lab, online, self-study, study, writing Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.05.26

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Are you into Japanese culture? Consider moving to Oregon! Aside, culture, florida, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, moving, oregon, portland, raising a bilingual child, self, study Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.05.23

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Introducing “Japanese Writing Lab”: a new way to practice writing in Japanese classroom, education, foreign, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese writing lab, lab, language, practice, study, Uncategorized, writing Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.05.23

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Japanese Novel Review: 『そして、星の輝く夜がくる』(Soshite, Hoshi no kagayaku yoru ga kuru) by 真山仁 (Jin Mayama) book, culture, disaster, earthquake, fukushima, hanshin, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, review, Reviews, tsunami Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.05.12

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Japanese particle confusion:  人「?」手伝ってあげる General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, ni, particle, Uncategorized, wo, , , 日本語 Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2016.05.07

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Useful Japanese expression: shikata nai (仕方ない) and a bunch of variants expression, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, shikata nai, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.05.05

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Interesting in buying a bunch of Keigo Higashino(東野 圭吾)novels? Aside, for sale, General, higashi keigo, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, novels, sale, 日本語, 東野 圭吾 Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2016.05.04

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Short essay: Thoughts on learning to speak and write in a foreign language… naturally fluent, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, language acquisition, linguistics, self-taught, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.05.01

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Japanese to English translation: “Candy Candy Final Story” – Chapter 1, Part 1 candy candy, fan, fan translation, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, keiko nagita, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.04.28

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Japanese podcast review: “僕と、嫁さんと、息子と、ゲームと” (My wife, my son, games, and me) culture, gaming, General, itunes, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Podcast, raising a bilingual child, review, Reviews, self-study Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.04.26

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Japanese phrase “~kara de” (〜からで) advanced, because, construction, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, karade, language, linguistics, particle, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese
Vocabulary list: Being sick in Japanese General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, list, self-study, sick, study, vocab, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, words Self Taught Japanese