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Tue 2018.01.16

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Japanese novel translation: “House Ephemera” by Hatasu Shikishima [Chapter 7] fiction, General, japan, japanese, literature, mystery, novel, story, surreal, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.01.12

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Difficulties with publishing a translation of a public domain work on Draft2Digital (and a solution) Aside, books, draft2digital, E-book publishing, japan, japanese, publishing, translation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2018.01.09

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The making of an E-book: Science: Hopes & Fears (Juza Unno short story compilation) amazon, Aside, classic, draft2digital, e-book, E-book publishing, ebook, General, japan, japanese, juza unno, process, publishing, science fiction, sf, short story, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.01.08

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Some thoughts on language selection and code switching code switching, culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, language selection, linguistics, raising a bilingual child, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.01.05

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Juza Unno: Classic Japanese SF author published in English for the first time (reprise) Aside, book, classic, culture, e-book, E-book publishing, fiction, General, japan, japanese, juza unno, publishing, release, science fiction, translation Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2018.01.03

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Japanese Expression Highlight: 「水を得た魚 」(mizu wo eta sakana) expression, fish, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, kotowaza, phrase, Uncategorized, water Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.01.01

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Hatsuyume (初夢) and Masayume (正夢): First (prophetic?) dream of the year culture, dream, dreams, General, hatsuyume, japan, japanese, masayume Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.12.28

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Translation Highlight: “Five Minutes Won’t Cut It” by Kisaragi Shinichi comedy, General, japan, japanese, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.12.05

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Reflections on Teaching English in Japan Japan David Chart's Blog
Translation Project Update 1 Aside, e-book, fiction, General, japan, japanese, project, publish, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.11.06

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A great Japanese video for science and technology lovers: 「この世界が仮想現実であることを示す証明式」 advanced, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, resources, Reviews, science, Uncategorized, youtube Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.11.03

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Book review: Stone arrangement in the Japanese garden Aside, book, culture, garden, japan, japanese, karesansui, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.11.02

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Review: 日経おとなのOFF: 美しい日本語と正しい敬語が身に付く本 (“Guidebook to beautiful Japanese and proper polite language”) grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, magazine, nikkei, polite language, review, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.10.24

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Taking translation to the next level: Getting Published Aside, book, fiction, General, japan, japanese, short story, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.10.17

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Japanese novel translation: “House Ephemera” by Hatasu Shikishima [Chapter 6] fiction, General, japan, japanese, literature, mystery, novel, story, surreal, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese
Japanese novel review: “Little Bird”(ことり) by Yoko Ogawa (小川洋子) japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, literature, novel, ogawa keiko, review, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.10.09

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Japanese novel translation: “House Ephemera” by Hatasu Shikishima [Chapter 5] fiction, General, japan, japanese, literature, mystery, novel, story, surreal, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.10.09

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A review of Skoo (スクー): Japanese online classes, streaming or live culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, online school, review, Reviews, skoo, スクー Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.10.05

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Mimusubi Japan, Shinto David Chart's Blog

Thu 2017.10.05

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A primer on Japanese emotive sentence-ending particles: ne, na, naa, yo (ね、な、なあ、よ) General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, na, naa, ne, particles, raising a bilingual child, yo Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2017.10.04

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Japanese novel translation: “House Ephemera” by Hatasu Shikishima [Chapter 4] fiction, General, japan, japanese, literature, mystery, novel, story, surreal, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.10.02

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Uso (嘘,うそ): Lying in Japanese General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, lying, uso, word Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.09.29

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Journey’s End a-bomb, attractions, food, hiroshima, japan, locations, miyajima, museum, peace, travel, words Zxzxzx's Blog

Wed 2017.09.27

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Karesansui (枯山水): The art of Japanese rock gardens (in your own backyard?) Aside, culture, dry landscape, garden, General, japan, japanese, karesansui, portland, 枯山水 Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.09.26

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Japanese novel translation: “House Ephemera” by Hatasu Shikishima [Chapter 3] fiction, General, japan, japanese, literature, mystery, novel, story, surreal, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.09.25

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Japanese novel translation: “Cube City” (立方体都市) by Ikkai Inubousaki (犬吠埼一介): Chapter 1, Part 2 chapter, fantasy, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, story, translation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.09.19

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Babelcube review: taking books global (Japanese to English) babelcube, General, japan, japanese, review, Reviews, service, translation, website Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.09.18

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Japanese novel translation: “House Ephemera” by Hatasu Shikishima [Chapter 2] fiction, General, japan, japanese, literature, mystery, novel, story, surreal, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.09.15

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Japanese novel translation: “The Rainlands” by Haruka Asahi [Translator’s Afterward] culture, fantasy, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2017.09.13

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Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi plays an amazing medley of jazz classics Aside, hiromi, japan, jazz, piano Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.09.11

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Japanese vocabulary list: language, reading, writing, and translation General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, terms, vocabulary list, Vocabulary Lists, words Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2017.09.09

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Japanese novel translation: “The Rainlands” by Haruka Asahi [Chapter 10] culture, fantasy, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2017.09.09

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Journey to the West arashiyama, bamboo, fushimi inari, gion, japan, kamenjoshi, kansai, kinkakuji, kiyomizuedera, kyoto, nara, nijo, okonomiyaki, osaka, takoyaki, travel, yasaka Zxzxzx's Blog

Fri 2017.09.08

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How to ask an author (in Japanese) for translation permission authors, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, novel, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2017.09.06

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Japanese novel translation: “Cube City” (立方体都市) by Ikkai Inubousaki (犬吠埼一介): Chapter 1, Part 1 chapter, fantasy, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, story, translation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.09.05

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The Japanese particle は(wa), 癒やし (iyashi), and therapeutic dogs. General, grammar, ha, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, particle, passive tense, translation, wa Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.09.01

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Japanese novel translation: “The Rainlands” by Haruka Asahi [Chapter 9] culture, fantasy, fiction, General, history, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, rainlands, story, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.09.01

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Japanese children’s book review: おしりたんてい (Bum Detective) by トロル (Troll) children's book, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, oshiri tantei, raising a bilingual child, review, Reviews, translation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.08.29

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Japanese novel translation: “The Rainlands” by Haruka Asahi [Chapter 8] culture, fantasy, fiction, General, history, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, rainlands, story, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.08.29

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UFO Catchers – Getting That Prize catcher, figure, get, japan, kagurazaka, prize, reviews, tokyo, travel, ufo Zxzxzx's Blog

Mon 2017.08.28

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Japanese novel translation: “House Ephemera” by Hatasu Shikishima [Chapter 1] fiction, General, japan, japanese, literature, mystery, novel, story, surreal, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2017.08.27

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Using “~ga suru” (〜がする) to express feeling or sensing something in Japanese express, feeling, ga, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, suru Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.08.21

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Japanese novel translation: “The Rainlands” by Haruka Asahi [Chapter 7] culture, fantasy, fiction, General, history, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, rainlands, story, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2017.08.20

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Twitter review: “Novel opening bot” (小説冒頭bot): Experience Japanese literature in bite-sized chunks General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, novels, translation, twitter Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2017.08.20

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The Vertical Metropolis akihabara, asakusa, date a live, dxd, edo, izakaya, japan, maid, odaiba, rakudai kishi, ramen, shibuya, shinjuku, shrine, temple, tokyo, toyota, travel Zxzxzx's Blog

Mon 2017.08.14

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Japanese Literature Translation Sample: The Introduction of「蜜蜂と遠雷」(Honey Bees and Distant Thunder) by 「恩田 陸」 (Riku Onda) book, intro, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, onda riku, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.08.10

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Roudoku (朗読): The fun and benefits of reading books out loud in Japanese books, confidence, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, manga, raising a bilingual child, reading, recitation, roudoku, self-study Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.08.07

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Summer Paradise biei, car, drive, hell valley, hinode, hokkaido, japan, jigokudani, noboribetsu, otaru, road, sapporo, shikotsu, travel, trip Zxzxzx's Blog

Mon 2017.08.07

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Japanese Literature Review: 「蜜蜂と遠雷」(Honey Bees and Distant Thunder) by 「恩田 陸」 (Riku Onda) book, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, music, novel, piano, review, Reviews, riku onda, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.07.31

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Japanese non-past (present/future) tense, “will”, and intention future, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, non-past, past, present, tenses Self Taught Japanese