Tag Archives: Tofugu

Fun Link Friday: How To Count Anything In Japanese

Counters are one of the harder parts of Japanese to truly master. At a cafe, you order “二杯のコーヒーと一個のスコーン”; maybe you have 猫三匹 and 二人の姉妹 in your family. I actually just had a lengthy conversation about whether a rolled-up sweater was still 一枚 … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity: Tofugu

Company: Tofugu Location: Portland, OR Education: not listed Type: unpaid Deadline: May 31, 2013 It is that time of the year again…An internship opportunity is available at Tofugu. Tofugu is a start-up for Japanese culture and language web applications The … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Katsuyo Aoki’s Porcelain Skulls

Ceramic artist Katsuyo Aoki’s Predictive Dream, a series of porcelain skulls, was featured on Tofugu recently. I was pleased to see the article since I got to see and translate about some of Predictive Dream as well as her installation piece … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: The Best Japanese Junk Food of 2012

Food culture fascinates me, and one of my favorite things about living in Japan is enjoying  the regional and seasonal sweets. Ichimi (pepper) flavored Kit Kats from Nagano? Sea-salt ice cream from the Noto? Coconut Pocky for summer? Sign me … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Yamada Keisuki’s Banana Art (on Tofugu)

Surely you’ve heard of Yoshimoto Banana, but have you heard of Yamada Banana? Today’s fun link is “Top Banana Keisuke Yamada And His Incredible Banana Art” by John on Tofugu. He writes, To create these fruity masterpieces, the only tools … Continue reading

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