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Book Announcement: The Comic Storytelling of Western Japan

The Comic Storytelling of Western Japan: Satire and Social Mobility in Kamigata Rakugo M. W. Shores, University of Sydney Rakugo, a popular form of comic storytelling, has played a major role in Japanese culture and society. Developed during the Edo … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: “Let It Go”: Japanese Google Translate Version

While the actual translation into Japanese of “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen is beautifully done, what would have happened if Google Translate had done the translation? YouTuber N.Y. sora not only posts the Google Translate lyrics in Japanese alongside … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Complaint Choir of Tokyo

As midterm season approaches, many of us learning and teaching alike may be feeling frustrations and pressure from that huge pile of papers. Not to mention it’s the season for job seekers. Why not take a break and have a … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Inspirational Japanese

I’ll let the blog description of today’s fun link, Inspirational Japanese, speak for itself. このブログは冗談です。 本当の英訳ではありません。 a blog filled with inspirational quotes in english and japanese Here’s my favorite: トロールの皮肉が最高! Enjoy the link!

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