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Read or Die

November 2, 2009

Plot Three girls named Anita, Michelle and Maggie are hired to protect Japanese author Nenene Sumiregawa during her stay in Hong Kong. In an incident where the “Paper Sisters” save Nenene from a disgruntled author, Nenene discovers that the sisters have the capability to control paper at their own will – an ability once used [...]

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How to Make Your Own Camera Bag Cheaply

October 30, 2009

I want to get better at photography, but to do that I need to actually carry around a Camera with me. Currently I have a Point and Shoot camera that is a little pocket sized camera it is a Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS. Solid camera for a quick photography, and the camera I used to [...]

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Don't do that with short forms

October 29, 2009

We often hit on doing stuff or requesting stuff be done, but sometimes there are just things you don’t want people to do. Like don’t eat the car. Not taking pictures in a museum. To start be sure that you have reviewed short forms present tense. Because what you are going to do is add [...]

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Dr Koto Shinryoujo

October 26, 2009

Plot After making a serious mistake in his work in Tokyo, talented surgeon Goto Kensuke is invited to take charge of the only clinic on the small island of Yonaguni, Okinawa. It is difficult to get competent doctors to serve on this remote island, and the islanders are now used to traveling for hours via [...]

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Short Form Japanese Verb Conjugation Past Tense

October 23, 2009

Past tense short forms are a bit more tricky than present tense short forms, but not by much. First though be sure that you understand te-forms, and by extension u and ru-verbs. Past Affirmative Just like present affirmative was easy since it was just dictionary form. Past tense is easy too. Since you should arleady [...]

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October 21, 2009

Plot In the future, an organization called the GGP has taken control of the world. Rin Ogata was a promising up-and-coming ballet dancer, but suffered a serious injury while dancing and decided to quit. Years later in college, she comes across a club building and soon finds herself intrigued by a transforming motorcycle-like robotic vehicle [...]

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Help Save a Dying Language

October 16, 2009

If you know of a dying language and you know people that speak it who are trying to save that language. You should point them to the Rosetta Stone Endangered Language Program. I was poking around their site and noticed they have a program available to help save dying languages. This piqued my interest more [...]

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Short Form Japanese Verb Conjugation Present Tense

October 15, 2009

Short forms seem kind of complicated when I first saw them and messed with them, but they aren’t, at all. If you just know the principles of it short forms are super simple. For present tense you don’t need to really review anything other than u-verb and ru-verb conjugation. The only thing to really know [...]

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Kage Kara Mamoru

October 13, 2009

Plot The Kagemori family has secretly protected its neighbor, the Konnyaku family, for 400 years. Mamoru has been the protector of the daughter, Yūna Konnyaku, since they were in kindergarten. When Yūna is in trouble, Mamoru quickly puts on his ninja suit and transforms into a competent ninja; able to protect her from harm. Unfortunately, [...]

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Top 10 Japanese Names

October 10, 2009

Japan has a lot of family names and it kind of makes it hard to remember names because I haven’t grown up with them. However, it is important to start learning names to better remember names and get along using the language. The Japan Times released an article with the top 100 most common family [...]

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