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Fun Link Friday: チンする、お茶する、ググる

If you’re into quirky notes about language use, and especially if you don’t mind some jargony linguistics writing, Language Log is a great blog co-run by Prof Victor Mair and a bunch of other prominent linguists & scholars. Recent posts … Continue reading

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Resource: Travel Panda

I recently came across a site called The Inaka Project, which looked like a, potentially, truly wonderful travel guide site for Japan. The site aimed to flesh out guides to Japan’s inaka, or rural countryside, by providing guides and articles … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Revisiting the Emancipatory Potential of Digital Media in Asia

Call for Papers: Revisiting the Emancipatory Potential of Digital Media in Asia (23-25 January 2014 at Leiden University) The academic journal Asiascape – Digital Asia (DIAS), in collaboration with the Goto-Jones VICI project “Beyond  Utopia” funded by the  Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research … Continue reading

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Resource: Black Tokyo

I was going to post this originally as a Fun Link Friday link, but while there’s definitely a lot of fun stuff on here, such as a recently posted video jokingly “hating” on tiny Japanese beer cans, Black Tokyo | … Continue reading

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Fun Link(s) Friday: Halloween Bento

In Japan and missing Halloween? Celebrating Halloween and missing Japan? Why not combine the two with a delicious Halloween bento? Makiko Itoh of Just Bento and Just Hungry has featured a variety of Halloween-themed bento art from bento bloggers across … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Roudoku Podcasts

Today’s fun link features the Ohanashi Pod website, listing hundreds of pod-casters and groups engaged in the art of roudoku, reading aloud from literature. Live roudoku circles are a fairly regular occurrence in Japan, but enthusiasts are also active online … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japan Blog Matsuri

For those of you who blog yourselves or just like to cruise the web to see what other people are writing about Japan, today’s Fun Link Friday is for you: Japan Blog Matsuri. Of course, those of you who know … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japanese Kit Kats

The Kit Kats of Japan are well known among those in Japanese Studies. Today’s fun link is My KitKats. Run by Alison Musket, a JET in Hamamatsu, this site features Kit Kats from all over Japan and from around the world, plus some cultural commentary. Continue reading

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Exploring History in Japanese Castles

One look at my keychain (mostly chains, very few keys) will alert you to the fact that I am a huge castle nerd. Besides the fact that medieval Japan is my research specialty (and IMO the coolest time period ever, … Continue reading

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